LIVE in THE SPOTLIGHT
- How to practice: exploring strategies and tactics in an aging body through book reviews, interviews, personal anecdotes, with the goal of staying happy, healthy and focused.
- Attitude: what it is a good attitude, how does helps us to learn and persevere, which daily tactics help us to acquire or keep a good one, what to do if yours needs a tune up?
- Metacognition: what it is, what it can teach us about learning, resources for study, conferences, and in practice.
- Intrinsic motivation: what it is, how it helps us to learn and persevere as we age, how to help those we mentor with theirs.
I'm back from the physiotherapist. I'll live, I've enflamed my rotary cuff. Duh, there is no fool like an old fool. Doubly embarrassing. Thank goodness I stopped before any permanent damage. What did it? Conditioning workouts at the boxing gym. What was I thinking. Apparently I wasn't thinking.
So, to quote the Bible, "to everything there is a season". That season has passed.
Update: July 4 I've recovered. A week of playing in New Orleans didn't do me in. Stretching works.
David Story: Professional pianist, drummer, composer, and educator. Well into his 4th enthusiastic musical decade, David works with adults pursuing musical dreams in the autumn of life, while he maintains an active presence in the Toronto arts scene.