Thrive x Strive Musician Podcast

Thrive x Strive Musician Podcast

Latest Episodes

It all makes sense now!: Self-Doubt and Self-Validation Cycle
December 10, 2023

In this deeply personal episode of the Thrive x Strive Musician Podcast, our host, Amy, shares her recent journey through the complexities of the healthcare system. After undergoing surgery for a tethered spinal cord and facing numerous challenges, Amy op

Adrian Anantawan: Disability and Diversity in Classical World
July 31, 2023

Todays guest Adrian Anantawan is a Canadian violinist who holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, Yale University, and Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also the founder of the Music Inclusion Program, which aims to help children with

Living in the Now: The Journey of My Progressive Quadriplegia as a Musician
March 19, 2023

In this episode, I shared my medical story, part 2, about how I experienced traumatic experiences with progressive paralysis while staying in the moment and continuing my performance career. I want to share my stories now, right before my surgery next wee

"In my Head" or Just Rare? - Zebra Exists
February 28, 2023

For this episode, I share my medical journey for the last two and half years being absent on my podcast, how I got my diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and other comorbidities, and what it is like to be a full-time patient advocate for myself. I hope th

Finding Your Blue Ocean - UMBS 2023
December 10, 2022

Today, we have two of the event coordinators Dr. Garrett Hope and Dr. Heidi Kay Begay coming to the show to introduce you to their Ultimate Musician Business Summit, which will be taking place on January 5-7, 2023. Books Mentioned: Seth Gordin -The dipQ

Attitude of Gratitude
September 11, 2020

In today's episode, we are diving into the topic of gratitude. They can not only help you to maintain a healthy and happy mind, but it would also improve your music performance. we will discuss why gratitude improves our brain function, how to cultiv

Maren Montalbano: Slowing Down & Living in the Now -TSMP 11
August 28, 2020

Today, we have mazzo-soprano and creative coach Maren Montalbano coming to the show to discuss topics on the importance of slowing down and living in the now, how to be resilient during this pandemic as a musician and creative person. How to overcome our

Setting Healthy Boundaries & Saying "No" - TSMP 10
August 16, 2020

Are you frequently feeling exhausted and overbooked? are you afraid of letting people down? having a hard time to say no? or you just believe that all the obligations that you said yes to are all your personal responsibility? Today I am honoring my own st

Mindful Music-making & Self-Compassion with Dr. Renée-Paule Gauthier -TSMP 09
August 07, 2020

Today, we have solo violinist also known as mind over finger podcast host Rene-Paule Gauthier coming to the show discuss how mindful practice benefits our daily life, the importance of gratitude, a deeper dive of self-compassion, using questions to emp

August Sneak Peek: Dr. Renée-Paule Gauthier from Mind Over Finger Podcast
July 31, 2020

You will hear some snippet of highlights in this short episode for our next week Interview with Dr. Rene-Paule Gauthier. As we were speaking about mental health, recovery from burnout, and self-compassion related topics in the last couple episodes, I d