Friday, December 5, 2008

Anthony Mendez Talks "Noise Floor"

My pal Anthony Mendez wrote a brilliant blog about lowering your 'noise floor'. Only this time he isn't referring to the noise in your audio chain, he's referring to the noise in our lives.

I'm as guilty as anyone of spending way too much time in front of a computer. I love what I do- and it's hard to break away at the end of the day! With social networking on the rise, there are an endless string of websites to hit, articles to read, things to learn...there just aren't enough hours in the day.

I try my best to make time each day to take a walk, sit and stare at the pond, or just read a good book. It can be difficult- but I manage to make it happen (note: I don't have kids yet...I expect this will change once I do- hah!).

While Anthony's blog is very relevant, especially during the holiday season- I've found this week that I'm more interested in raising my noise floor (to borrow Anthony's phrase)!

After a three month long relocation to Florida, nearly two months with no home studio, and more time spent watching TV than I care to admit...I'm bursting at the seams to be in my studio every second of the day!

Thankfully, there has been no shortage of things for me to record this week. :)

So, while Anthony is spot on with his thoughts today, for me- the noise is just right!

3 comments:

AnthonyVO said...

Interesting take, Kara! It's all about balance, so if it's been too "quiet" for too long then I'm sure "noise" is music to your ears. Have a great weekend!

Kara Edwards said...

You are so right- balance is the key! Just as was stated in your blog, if I'm not careful- and I don't step away from time to time- it becomes impossible to truly focus on my goals.

Again, great blog Anthony!

Kara

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