Getting Honest

So I got sick today. Sort of. Every time Im at my other job driving Uber I think about guitar and music.

My mind is always drifting towards music. If I dont get to it soon I get all bent out of shape. This is me being Honest and being honest is what helps me and clarifies for me what I want to do with my life.

Sometimes the truth hides in between the lines. Somewhere in the cracks and crevices of the soul lies the truth and its always hard to detect.

Finding your truth is hard if youre not used to it. Im slowly getting used to it.

 

Discipline

The truth is, when I have a lot of time on my hands I can play and practice guitar but sometimes I dont. Maybe its a balance thing where if I dont attend to other areas of my life my creativity takes a back seat. It says “f@#$ you Mike, this is too much. Go do other stuff, relax, and then when you come back, i’ll be ready for you with some great ideas.”

Thats what I hear. But Im not sure its right. From past experiences its the times that I force myself to sit down at my composing chair in front of my computer, (its through this discipline), that I get the most done.

Its through Discipline, that you will get the most done, and sometimes all it means is sitting down in a chair and picking up the guitar. Whether its going to be for a short time or for a long time is irrelevant, what matters most is that you actually sit down or stand up and put the guitar strap around your neck. – Mike Socarras

In other words, it aint easy, its hard. Thinking its easy is what prevents me from aggressively attacking the aural space around me. Even if it means playing something softly and without any distortion…