Archive for July 2015

Gratitude

I recently found myself in floods of tears listening to music that had quite a few associations. Tears of awareness of the existence of sorrow and pain, compassion, nurturing the desire to learn and a recognition of the fact that I have indeed had experiences for which I’ve been very grateful, nothing exactly new, but this…

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Getting it 'right'

I admit I was a perfectionist, very much so. When I started my lessons, everything had to be ‘just so’ and I gave myself a really hard time in terms of the ‘need to be right’. I just had to get getting out the chair ‘right’, despite the words of my teacher. I struggled, of…

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