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Everything is possible.

Everything is possible.

That's me laying on a piano bench several years ago, putting it together in my head. Making albums and performing and doing more of it. Later, I burned out, made more music, burned out again, kept the wheel going. I climbed, soared, dove, crashed, burned, returned,...

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Spend time in green spaces often.

Spend time in green spaces often.

Go get green. It's a simple act. Just go to a park or a beach. Sit in a garden or a backyard. Find a field or a body of water. A river or the sea. Hike on a trail or climb to a mountain top. Spend time in whatever green space you have near and available to you. If...

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Redefine work and it can become play.

Redefine work and it can become play.

"Work" is a bad word to a lot of people. It's also considered something we should do well, hard or fast, and that we should dislike it but also get meaning from it. Wow, that's a lot and not how I feel. If you redefine work and begin to see it with a different...

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Be completely you in everything you do.

Be completely you in everything you do.

When I was 14 years old, I used to paint my fingernails. Sometimes all black and sometimes paint a few white, too. As an adult in my 40s, I still like to get my toes and fingernails done up, sometimes at 3am. It's a simple thing, but everything you do, everything you...

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Creating is what it is to be human.

Creating is what it is to be human.

You are a storyteller. We all are. It's what makes us human beings. It began thousands of years ago, communicating with symbols and sounds. We told our stories as autobiographies and mythologies, using our voices, paint, and drums. Now our creative mediums have...

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Live inside every moment as if it’s your last.

Live inside every moment as if it’s your last.

What's the best advice a therapist ever gave me? "Gentry," he said, "Sometimes, you just gotta say 'Fuck it'." That might not be what living in the moment means to you. Maybe it's some other concept or maybe it's too much to even think about because you're too busy to...

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Right now, you are exactly where you need to be.

Right now, you are exactly where you need to be.

I'm not on this beach in this photo right now. Though I was recently and it was magnificent. Where I am now in New Orleans is just as important to me as that Nosara beach was then. Where you are right now, in this very moment, is the place you need to be. Why? Because...

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