Music Is Life.

Music Is Life.

That's why we need to listen.

Welcome, Friend!

This site explores an uncommon mix of rock music, guitars, personal development/self improvement, and mental health.  How do they relate to each other?  Let’s find out.

Ari Portrait by Amy Colleen


Music Commentary
As a music fanatic, it means a great deal when a song speaks to me.  Good songs are like air and food to me, I need a steady supply of them to fuel my life....
Life Insights
I'm constantly on the lookout for deeper meaning and understanding of life, with a particular focus on psychology and mental health.  I'm forever a student of life, and they say the best way to learn...
For Musicians
Music is a challenging pursuit, so I enjoy sharing lessons learned with my fellow musicians.  Particularly, I have something to say about songwriting and guitars, but I sometimes touch on arranging, singing, recording production and music...

The Damage of Judgments

Judgment hurts.  This is a lesson I’ve been reminded of in multiple ways recently.  In any relationship, the kind and loving thing to do is to meet the other person where s/he is. Let me illustrate that point, with a story about me and my cat. Expecting Human Reasoning out …