17th of May Blog update

herostoryI was honoured to be asked to write a “Hero story” of my journey for the www.awakeningheroes.org website. It is turning out to be a tougher task than I thought 😀 I see great value in the website, and I hope my story will encourage others, who have faced struggles in their life, which in one way or another, is most of us. But I think it is the tittle of “Hero” that I am struggling with. It’s hard to see your self as a hero. But these are a small struggles we build in our heads, and even though it has taken me bit longer than I thought, I am determined to get it done 😉 So keep an eye on this space.

Sunday morning is a great time to slow things down. And I think in the middle of the busy world we live in, I think it is important to schedule some slow time. These are the little things that makes the rest of the week just that much more manageable 🙂 So get yourself a cup of coffee, tea or what ever your preferred morning drink is and let’s get in to this week’s blog posts.

This week’s song “Those Days Are Gone” is a story of an old man who has lost his wife, and with it the desire to keep going. The song brought up an important subject as well, so read all about it here:

Those Days Are Gone

I get irritated when people try to measure my success by money. If money means that much to you, that’s fine. But I value friendships, love, life, trying to become a better person and happiness much more. Read all about it here:

Success v Money

Collaborations can be a great way to get a head in the music business:

Quick tip 91 Work with people

These days, more than ever art is not only about the end product, but also about the creative process:

Transparency in art

If we spent as much time and effort getting things done as we sometimes do coming up with excuses, we’d be halfway there 😉

Quick tip 92 Don’t resort to excuses

Here is my secret formula, that works much better than an overnight success:

Do something remarkable, then repeat

Fear can hold us back, but if we embrace it and face it, it can lead to great things:

Quick tip 93 Embrace fear

Here’s a post that not only got me fired up, but many of you seem to feel strongly about it as well:

If you don’t share your music, what’s the point of it all?

Too often we ignore great ideas, just because we doubt our selves:

Quick tip 94 Don’t doubt your self

This Quick tip, if  used correctly, will guarantee you get an answer to your emulsion the music business:

Quick tip 95 Give them a reason to work with you

Music has a much further reaching influence in our society than what most of us think. Read all about it here:

The Influence of music

And that’s a wrap for another week. I have loads of interesting things lined up for next week, so stay tuned and in the meantime, enjoy your Sunday 🙂


The author J.P. Kallio is a singer songwriter
To get EIGHT of his songs for free go HERE