A year in retrospect…Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download
It’s been a year since I stepped on this musical merry-go-round. There have been ups and downs, doubts and confidences, high and lows, and all together growth that I never could have imagined. If you had told me even two years ago when I moved back to Toronto from NYC, that I was going to pursue music as a ‘career’, I might have given you screw face. If you had told me a year ago, the amount that I was going to learn in just one year, I might have laughed at the suggestion. Somehow in retrospect it is always easier to understand ourselves, where we are at, and just how we’ve grown.
To sum up a year I’ll have you know that the things I have learned are still being processed and integrated…but I have also put together many pieces of my own personal puzzle, and seriously look forward to piecing together more!!
I have learned… how to be a straight shooter!
No need for beating around the bush, say what you mean and mean what you say. If you change your mind later than definitely provide an update. Otherwise it is absolutely a waste of time, for everyone involved, not to say what you truly feel. This is true in business and in love. Simply said, a relationship works on the foundation of communication and that alone.
I have learned… nobody wins when you don’t trust your gut…especially you!
Really listen to your intuition and don’t falter on it. Just because someone else might think differently or someone’s really convincing doesn’t mean you should sacrifice your opinion. The more you trust yourself the better your intuition will get and the better you’ll get yourself out of bad situations and into good ones.
I have learned… don’t sell yourself short!
If you don’t think you are the best, then you have not worked hard enough on yourself or on your work. So get working, and never doubt that you can do the job as well as anyone else if you really have put your heart into it. Especially as women we often undersell our abilities…just don’t do that. Confidence in self is key to not only success in business, but success in anything.
I have learned…where to put my trust.
The universe. It’s as simple as that. Put it out there, let it go, and if you are truly aligned with yourself, your surroundings, and your abilities than things will happen…you just might not know how long it will take. And don’t wait on anyone else to do it for you. Things may seem like they’re moving slow or not at all, but time changes everything…in seven years every cell in your body is a new cell… so put that in your pipe and smoke it!
I have learned…to moderate comments negative or positive.
Everyone wants a little piece, everyone thinks they know how it should be done best. When you have someone tell you how to do something that the’ve never done, it can be hard to not feel like some of what they said might be true. When someone tells you what a great show you gave and on the inside you feel like shit, you might start to wonder what’s wrong with you or audiences today. All comments must be filtered, whether positive or negative in nature. We must as artists, businesses owners, and simply as emotional human beings, must choose for ourselves who we trust enough to give us honest, constructive, and empathetic feedback. It is our job to delegate this job to people we trust and who truly understand us.
In the past year these have been the first things that come to mind concerning my own personal growth. I am happy to say that I am proud of the person I’ve become and look forward to more time with myself, discovering who I am. It’s been a long time coming, but I do love myself and I love uncovering my many layers. I love all that I have met along the way who have helped me to do so. Some have been uncomfortable experiences, and some have been the most exquisite encounters. Thank you to both, and thank you to my mentors and inspirations, who help me to continue trusting.