As a freelance musician
- in a world where “busy” seems to be most people’s definition of success
it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking if a gig isn’t on the calendar, it means you’re available.
It’s a tough balance and the only way I’ve found to combat it is actually scheduling the necessary normalities of life in my calendar. It’s a simple discipline with a massive ROI as I’ve literally turned down gigs because I was already booked.
They don’t need to know it’s “6:30pm Watching Netflix With Sarah”