Waging War: 5 Battle Strategies to Defeat Impostor Syndrome

Raise of hands, how many of you feel like you're faking your way through life? Like you don't actually know how to do your job, or people think you're a lot smarter than you actually are? Impostor syndrome (also "imposter"), impostor phenomenon, impostor experience, impostorism, and fraud syndrome are all terms that encompass the idea …

7 Ways to Avoid Frustration While Practicing an Instrument

Music might be this magical language of the soul, but it can still be infuriating to practice, especially if you're fairly new to the craft. I recall countless high school hours spent banging out Hanon exercises or Bach (I vividly remember anger associated with my left hand when I was learning his Two-Part Invention No. …