What does stage-fright mean to you?

July 14, 2014 § Leave a comment

Other people’s words – Part V

… it means not putting so much energy into making something go away. Anxieties like stage fright, at bottom, are a turning against the self. I think it’s much more fruitful to try to be on good terms with every side of one’s personality.

from
Stage fright: classical music’s dark secret
Daily Telegraph, 3 July 2014

 

Life is a stage sometimes, I think.

It sounds good, doesn’t it? — living without turning against yourself.

Note:
I’d like to thank my mother for alerting me to this article, and in particular this quote from it.

Advertisements

Tagged: , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading What does stage-fright mean to you? at twenty-one words.

meta

%d bloggers like this: