Studio Listening: The Art of Being Yourself

Blog-McHughCaroline McHugh, TEDx 2013

“We all come complete with one true note we were destined to sing.” – Caroline McHugh

I like listening to podcasts in the studio. Artist interviews, artist business, studio tips, creativity – usually there’s something playing all day. The conversation helps keep my brain from intervening between my eyes and hand and saying I’m doing this wrong. Not that I’m dissing my brain! It’s a pretty good one and I’m fond of it. But in the art production game, less thinking/more doing seems to work better.

“Life is large, but most of us don’t merely take up the space the universe intended for us, we take up the sweet space around our toes.” – Caroline McHugh

Caroline McHugh’s TEDx talk showed up on my computer screen by accident. It was one of those videos that YouTube suggests when it thinks it knows what you like. In this case, YouTube got it right on.

“Your life has to be your message. Otherwise why are you here?” – Caroline McHugh

I can’t think of anything more to say about McHugh’s talk than she said herself. Click through the image to see the video. Enjoy.

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2 Responses to Studio Listening: The Art of Being Yourself

  1. Carolyn Caldwell February 24, 2016 at 9:27 pm #

    Laureen, thank you for introducing me to Caroline McHugh. Great message for us all!

  2. Laureen February 25, 2016 at 5:27 pm #

    Glad you liked it, Carolyn. I thought she was pretty amazing.