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The Mind Over Finger Podcast

Sep 23, 2022

How self-compassion (or self-respect) can/will dramatically impact your results in the practice room.

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  • If my inner voice was a character right now, would it be a loving and supportive mentor, or a nagging bully?
  • What sentences do I most often repeat to myself in the practice room? Are they helpful?  How can I turn them around into sentences that are helpful?
  • When I say those things to myself, do I feel supported, or do I feel judged?
  • Would I talk this way to a beloved student?




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Most sincere thank you to composer Jim Stephenson who graciously provided the show’s musical theme:  Concerto #1 for Trumpet and Chamber Orchestra – Movement 2: Allegro con Brio, performed by Jeffrey Work, trumpet, and the Lake Forest Symphony, conducted by Jim Stephenson.

A HUGE thank you to my fantastic producer, Bella Kelly, who makes this podcast as pleasant to listen to as possible for you!