Gonna Fly


Has anyone heard of the cliche “Never giving up?” Or something close to that? Well, some people may think cliches are boring and too straight forward to take seriously, but I think that they are the gates to human truth. To “never give up” requires confidence, dedication, and positivity. I mean, who doesn’t want any of these? In class we watch a classic movie called “Rocky” which is about wrestling. I personally don’t like wrestling because of the violence and the blood, but you really got to admire the dedication that wrestlers have to put into their career, no, hobby. They are passionate about winning and fighting. Here’s the song that I’ve chosen for this blog and it came straight from the movie “Rocky,” “Gonna Fly” or also called “Rocky’s Theme.”

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Just Keep Breathing

Hello everyone!

There is one disease that everyone just hates, A LOT. Its called writer’s block. I like to call it “artist’s block” because music composers and people who draw have times with inspiration runs dry. When I get artist’s block, have the tendency to just stare. I don’t even know what I’m staring at! Getting caught in these blocks cause us to lose sight of our dreams and goals. I saw this video called “THE GAP” by Ira Glass and it really describes my condition. Please watch it then I’ll relate it to a song : )

We all have creative work and we all have high expectations of it. There will be times when you stumble upon doubt and when you feel like you just want to give up. Just remember that it’s totally normal to fall into this. I agree with Ira Glass that if you do get this feeling, just focus on what is important and work a lot. Get your mind occupied one the first step and work slow. Overtime, your project will move forward. The Gap is what Ira Glass calls our feelings of discouragement and the only way to fill in that Gap is to work hard to catch up to where you want to be. Just keep fighting to accomplish your goals, okay?

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