Michelle Chappel, Princeton Ph.D. in psychology, is an internationally-acclaimed singer-songwriter, speaker, coach, business consultant and author.
Despite being called “crazy,” I left academics for a successful career as a rock star. Here’s how you can overcome failure and reach your dreams, too.
0:27 “Shady Grove (Live from Atlanta, GA)”
5:05 “Orphan of the Storm (Live from Philadelphia, PA)”
9:08 “Scare Easy (Live from Chicago, IL)”
14:03 “Trailer (Live from Port Chester, NY)”
17:32 “This Is a Good Street (Live from Hollywood, CA)”
19:53 “Lover of the Bayou (Live From Chicago, IL)”
24:53 “Beautiful World (Live from San Diego, CA)”
28:33 “Save Your Water (Live from Philadelphia, PA)”
32:01 “Hungry No More (Live from Boston, MA)”
38:21 “House of Stone (Live from Nashville, TN)”
42:30 “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door (Live from San Francisco, CA)”
47:58 “The Other Side of the Mountain (Live from Philadelphia, PA)”
55:43 “Hope (Live from New York, NY)”
59:14 “Victim of Circumstance (Live from Washington D.C.)”
1:02:22 “The Wrong Thing to Do (Live from Atlanta, GA)”
1:07:32 “Crystal River (Live from Oakland, CA)”
Today’s selection — from Never a Dull Moment by David Hepworth. John Lennon and George Harrison experienced stage fright at their post-Beatles performances, as did Bob Dylan upon his return from an early-career…
“Distracted from distraction by distraction”
My Twitter account got deleted yesterday for 11 magical minutes and it was the most peace and quiet I’ve had since the birth of my son in 2007. Oh, glorious silence! I think I’d enjoy solitary confinement for a month before it started bothering me. But alas, the world is a noisy place and most of us would go crazy without engaging in the conversation. And by “engaging in the conversation” I absolutely mean screaming the loudest, cursing out a stranger on Twitter, using the biggest font or liking a picture of food on Facebook. Evolution at its finest. I’m telling you, Ventipop keeps me sane. (People that know me well would say that’s subjective.) Enjoy this Friday edition of the Grind.