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#208: Can You Feel Sad Without Feeling Sorry For Yourself? + Best Days Exclusive [Podcast]

Last week I was sent an email that asked a really profound question that has stuck with me ever since. “How does one deal with emotions? How does one feel…

Writing Songs is Like Baking Bread

Writing Songs Can Be Like Baking Bread in a Broken Oven (I think…)

In May 2016 I started baking bread. I’m a big fan of sandwiches and toast…and especially of toasted sandwiches. I wanted to see if making bread with no sugar in…

Backstage Access

An Invitation Backstage…The Single Best Way to Support My Music

I’m a slow and steady wins the race kind of chap. Well, that and incredibly impatient at the same time! Kind of makes for a spot of inner conflict at…

My TEDx Talk: There is an Artist in Everyone – Notice What You Notice

In 2014 I was invited to Cyprus to speak and perform at a TEDx conference. The theme was ‘Look Deeper’ and I spoke on my experiences in dementia care and…

A Trojan Horse (the narrative from an echo chamber and filter bubble)

There has been a lot said about echo chambers, filter bubbles, and the skewed realities which we are all privy to. The conscious decisions and the algorithmic unconscious provisions. Confirmation…

Your Creative Voice is the Keystone of Your Personal Philosophical Legacy

When I grew up with music I was struck by its inherent message. Movements, lyrics, genres are all intwined with culture, society and politics. It’s the same with other art…

How One Song Changed My Life in Unexpected Ways

Life has a strange way of joining apparently unrelated dots together. When things seem completely detached we find them mixed together into weird significant moments. Creativity emerges from this kind of stuff. Nothing…

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