Author Archives: Tricia

Recently, a dear friend (you know who you are 🙂 scolded me gently with this endearing reprimand:  “Tricia, you are…

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I don’t know about you but I’ve always hated practicing scales. Playing scales has always filled me with dread. Because…

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One of the things I struggle with most is kindness, both to myself and to others. I think this may…

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I really hate change. I like things to stay the same, all the time. The trouble is, if you want…

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When I ask the question, “do you think classical music is open to talking about mental health issues?” the answer…

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Loneliness is hard to talk about. Whether it’s in the practice room or at the writing desk, we spend a…

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 Wanna unstuck your writing? Sometimes, the hardest part is getting started. We get overwhelmed by self doubt and too…

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“So….do you still play the violin?” Recently, people have been asking me this a lot (you’ll see why in a…

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I’ve always been an anxious person. According to my parents, I was an anxious baby, an anxious toddler and an…

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I’ve always been more of a stick versus carrot person. Some of this is biological and some of it is…

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