How do you stop from feeling panicked about building your music career??
I don’t feel panicked because I never allowed myself to be pushed into a situation where I felt pushed to do something that I loved. I make money on music probably because I don’t focus on making it as much as I just naturally put the right road in place and I know my niche and audience.
I know them because the people who like my music are just like me. They like to chill out with a glass of wine and listen to music. They love to rock out on awesome speakers and sing as loud as they can.
They like to be silly and feel emotional about music. They love the words and crave those nights when music is their only friend and that’s perfectly ok.
I don’t get panicked about my music career but it’s exactly where I want it to be. It’s where it makes me the happiest and when I need it to get me through something, it’s there.
How do you deal with haters as your building your career.. Sometimes the messages get in and make me feel sad or discouraged..
Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to them and the haters will just drive your determination to do what’s really in your heart.
Just try not to let your heart and your head get conflicted about what your real purpose is..
My music has always been my way of feeling comforted in good and bad times. It’s something I was born with and once I discovered it, I felt the difference it made in my life whether other people loved it or not.
I do feel blessed for those of you who love it. It makes me happy. I love getting those comments that I made you feel understood…or happy…or relaxed or less alone.. Because those are all the things that I get from it so that we have in common right from the start.
How do you decide or get inspired to make time for your music?
It’s not even a thought because I’m always singing. I may not always produce public records or videos as often as I would like to but I will eventually and until then I just keep singing and learning and growing as a vocalist and musician.
I’ve had some years when life has broken my heart and I just didn’t feel like putting that all out there. There have even been lots of times when I lost my voice to my heart. That’s why I recorded “For Rent” and the new songs your going to hear will tell that next story.
I hope you’ll be there when I’m ready to sing them for you..