Want to kick butt and thrive in 2022? These five articles from BAST’s blog will help you achieve your goals and find joy in what you do.
Say goodbye to constantly feeling tired and flat
Read this if you’re feeling flat, directionless, and a bit meh after two years of living through a pandemic. You may feel that you don’t have a right to complain as others are worse off than you. But there’s no shame in admitting that you’re in a bit of a rut.
The middle ground between flourishing (when you’re at the top of your game) and depression (when you’re at rock bottom) is called languishing. Learn all about it here.
Four books that will make you a better singing teacher
If Santa kindly brought you a gift card, and you plan to spend it on books, then take a look at this reading list for singing teachers.
There are books on changing habits (yours or your students’), marketing yourself as a vocal coach, leadership and coaching tips.
Kick imposter syndrome to the kerb
If you’re no stranger to self-doubt and often question if you’re ‘expert’ enough to teach, then you could be experiencing imposter syndrome.
In a two-part BAST special, find out how intrusive thoughts can derail our goals and ambitions and how to manage self-doubt and anxiety (imposter syndrome is not inevitable, and you don’t have to live with it).
Banish negative beliefs
When you’re self-employed (especially in the notoriously fickle music industry), it’s easy to slip into a cycle of negative thinking.
With colleagues and peers posting about their successes on social media, it’s hard not to compare ourselves with others and assume that we’re falling behind.
But the good news is you can challenge these negative beliefs and create new, positive ones that will help you thrive in 2022. Discover how you can ditch negative thinking and achieve your goals here.