Happy New Year!
In the spirit of resolutions and goals, let’s discuss how we can move forward this year (and beyond.)
In general, we find it irritating when others put a label on us; we rightly want to break free from the restrictions of such things. Yet, we are more than happy to constantly put labels on ourselves, and to staunchly defend those self-determined limitations. Let’s look at some common ones, both in our music and in our overall existence.
These often begin with “I’m a person who…” and become gospel to us. Below, let’s identify some of these, translate them into what they really mean, and look at ways to challenge them.