2016: Simplify, Streamline, Selfcare

After a very long and productive meeting on Tuesday, Rachel and I established  three key words for the new year. Simplify, Streamline, Self-care I have been in an constant state to growth, movement, and just trying to keep up over the past several months and needed to take a moment to assess where I’m at and what the next steps are.  Personally, I think the business will continue to grow and develop without much extra work, which is good because I’ve run out of hours in the day to add new tasks.  That’s not to say that I won’t be working, but that I’m  attempting to not take on anything EXTRA that will distract from the awesome growth that is happening and instead use any additional time I have (outside my normal work load) to focus on enhancing what is working and eliminating or adjusting what is not.   In 2016, I believe we can ALL benefit from is implementing the words above.  I have decided to adopt these words as not only a work motto but as a personal theme Read More

Resolution Check-In

At the beginning of the year, I made a post with some of my New Year’s Resolutions.  I outlined my hopes and dreams for the coming year as well as some specific goals I wanted to accomplish.  While it is all good and well to make those goals, sometimes a check-in is needed.  Though I didn’t post many specific things on the blog, I definitely journaled about them. This check-in is prompted by two amazing visits I had over the past couple days.  Because of my location, travel, and busy schedule, I often go MONTHS without talking to another music therapist, especially about my practice or myself.  On Friday, I had the opportunity to talk business strategy with Kat Fulton and today I had the pleasure of sitting down for coffee with Rachel Rambach.  Both are amazing and inspirational people, especially in the world of music therapy.  If you haven’t checked them out, I highly recommend doing so!  They got me thinking about my goals and what I have on my agenda. My original goals were growth, balance, and sustainability Read More