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Overthought, A Podcast

Overthought is a compelling examination of the lives of classical singers Isaiah Bell and Chris Mayell, discussing performance psychology, creativity, entrepreneurship, life balance, self-doubt and the ways we overcome challenges to attain artistic triumph.
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Oct 27, 2015

Chris and Isaiah wonder if confidence a necessary "next step" that takes you from being an enthusiastic amateur to a true professional. If this is the case, then why are some highly skilled professionals so lacking in confidence, while some other less-talented folk can exude confidence so easily. What is the crucial distinction between confidence and arrogance? Surely, true confidence must come from a quiet and genuine spot from within. But then, to be truly confident, do we lose that part of us which seeks to strive for better?

-=- Show Notes -=-

YouTube: The Sound of Music - I Have Confidence
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PX9SIQdCjs

YouTube: Carrie 1976 They're All Going to Laugh at You [GRAPHIC/VIOLENT CONTENT]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KD0EUQnElEE

Book: 'Come, Thou Tortoise', by Jessica Grant
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6216433-come-thou-tortoise

Wikipedia - Too long; didn't read
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Too_long;_didn't_read

Article: 'Hedonic Treadmill: Happiness Throughout a Lifetime'
http://positivepsychologyprogram.com/hedonic-treadmill/

Article: 'Easily Distracted By Noise? You Might Just Be A Creative Genius'
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/10/creative-genius-brain_n_6831248.html

YouTube: British English Slang "Chuffed"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsX2661hmpQ

Theme Music: Slyvius Leopold Weiss's Preludio in E Major, played by Jeff Carter
https://musopen.org/music/181/sylvius-leopold-weiss/ponce-preludio-in-e-major/

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