More Than Good Enough: Overcoming the Pressure to Perform

The Pianist There was a time when practicing the piano was a part of my daily life. Actually that “time” spanned most of my life. I forget that sometimes. But when I randomly decide to sit down at my keyboard and play some Chopin, it all comes rushing back. I feel like I’m breathing in […]

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Being Phlegmatic (and Learning from Moses)

I was really into the Myers-Briggs personality test in college. (To me, trying to understand people is one of the most fascinating pursuits in life.) But recently I’ve become obsessed with the Four Temperaments test. Even though everyone at my church constantly talk about it, I wasn’t convinced until I took the test, got surprising results, and subsequently […]

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