I love social media. I really do. However, we all know that there are some not so shiny and happy things happening there as well. And a couple of weeks ago I got fully hit with a really mean comment.Continue reading “Mean Comments”
Now that everything is getting a bit more quiet again I’ve had some time to think and started wondering, where this sudden urge to be on stage is coming from.Continue reading “Why I want to be on Stage…”
Social media seems to be the place where everyone is perfect and has this perfect life. Everything is polished, nothing weird or wrong to find there. At least that’s the perception I often get. For me, social media and especially Instagram hast always been a place to share my journey rather than just a polished final product.Continue reading “Posting something polished vs. my journey”
A couple of days ago a friend on Instagram wrote something that I could completely identify with and it made me think again about my own ukulele journey.Continue reading “Trying not to lose the fun…”
“Empty Shell” is a new song I wrote a couple of weeks ago. Its very personal and comes from a place of hurt and despair. I’ve been having a bit of a hard time lately. The feelings of not being good enough, of being an imposter and knowing nothing about what I’m doing have been taking me hostage.Continue reading ““Empty Shell” – Original Song”
I introduced you to the fraud police in my blog post about my ukulele retreat last September. And back then I made a note, that “Fighting the Fraud Police” might be a good song inspiration and it was. I’ve had parts of the chorus for months now, and after my songwriting retreat this January I was so inspired when I came home, that I sat down and finally wrote the whole song.
Here’s a little story about how Elton John and Madonna helped me to accept myself…
I had a great start into the new year and spent the first weekend of 2019 at a songwriting retreat in the beautiful Waldviertel in Lower Austria. As you all know, I started to write my own songs a couple of months ago and I soon felt the need to get more insight, find out if I’m doing it right (hello fraud police…) and how other people tackle that task. Not many songwriting workshops are offered here in Austria though so I was really happy when I found this special weekend long offer at GEA Akademie.