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Reasons to go to Live Music Concerts

Sweating audience.

Seeing your favourite band, artist or DJ can be a life-changing and exhilarating experience. On the one hand, sitting at home listening to a Spotify compilation or watching videos can improve your emotional state to a degree, but being in the crowd at a music venue, or in the throes of humanity in a stadium, or detached from the real world on an underground dance floor… these are the moments which take things to whole’nother level.

However, the benefits of going to a live music event aren’t only about letting your hair down and having fun (although that’s obviously a considerable part of it). There are, believe it or not, more benefits to your overall well-being.

Here are just some of them… Continue reading Reasons to go to Live Music Concerts

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Fear and how you conquer it

For those not in the know, I teach music and sport to little ones during the week. By little ones, I mean 5 to 9-year-olds. It’s lots of fun. And mayhem. And exhaustion. And exhilaration. And the lessons you learn in the trenches with these little ones are lessons that are worth sharing.

There’s lots I don’t quite get right as a teacher. And believe me, those moments are sobering. However, every now and then… as teachers… everything falls into place. Please excuse the indulgence, but I’d like to tell you about one such story, about a 5-year-old boy. We’ll call him Bobby in this story. Continue reading Fear and how you conquer it