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I Am Trying to Reduce My Baseline Anxiety Level

A close friend of mine endured a health scare a few years ago. It was scary and difficult to pin down. She was convinced it was a heart thing. Turns out, it was anxiety. My friend started meditating and engaging…

What Is Success?

I remember a time about 25 years ago when I told a girlfriend's mom that I would be perfectly content and fulfilled if I spent my life playing blues guitar licks in midwestern bars. At the time, that was my…

Inspiration Information

I make music mostly because I feel so inspired by other people who make or have made music. It is not enough for me to simply listen and enjoy. I need to dive in and mix it up myself.

Become

A Conversation Between the Universe and Me

Hi there and thank you for checking out the Matt Kollock blog! It’s been a minute, so I’m happy to be back on track with this thing. I was just gonna take one week off, and then a whole damn…

Getting Used to Not Feeling Ready

Blues legend Freddie King, who went by “Freddy” until about 1966 (and who was not related to fellow blues legends B.B. King or Albert King), died on December 28, 1976, when I was 87 days old. He was 42…

Mindfulness, Meditation, Music and Me

I meditate every single day. 

Some days I only sit for a few minutes. For example, the other night I realized it was 11:55 pm and I had not meditated that day. So I did a quick three-minute sit. Whew…