Category Archives: Thinking

Quick-and-Dirty vs. Slow-and-Detailed

Evan Bortnick       http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden As we all know, there are COUNTLESS ways to perceive “Reality”. One thing’s for sure; how we perceive “Reality” determines both how we feel and how we behave. I’m sure you’ve also noticed that it’s … Continue reading

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Jumping the Track

I can remember the first time I noticed that my thoughts always seemed to run along the same track. I remember too not liking that AT ALL! Here’s the thing though; when I notice that my thoughts are running in … Continue reading

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The Dunning-Kruger Effect

Evan Bortnick           http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden Have you ever wondered how really stupid people seem to be oblivious to their own stupidity? Have you ever noticed this cognitive self-blindness in yourself in a particular life domain or skill (after the fact, … Continue reading

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Seeing love everywhere; a dangerous occupation

Evan Bortnick   http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden See. Love. Everywhere. Noone knows how ridiculous this sounds more than I do. First time I heard anything similar, I started laughing and couldn’t stop. After all, let’s face it, life’s dangerous. There are a … Continue reading

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Astral Travel, Lucid Dreaming, Altered States and Brain Waves

Evan Bortnick   http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve been into some pretty weird stuff over the years. Before I seriously got involved in the study, practice and teaching of Neuro-Linguistic-Programming, my explanations of my experiences tended MUCH more … Continue reading

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The „Envy“ Message

Evan Bortnick   http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden It’s never been any kind of a secret that I’m something of a “WeiterBildungsJunkie” (rough translation; ‘continuing education junkie’). Basically that means that two years can’t go by without me getting some itch to be … Continue reading

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Coaching, Perfection and Excellence

Evan Bortnick           http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden The first time I heard the word „Coach“, outside of singing or sports my body jolted. I wasn’t sure why. In singing, as I understood the term, the distinction between a voice ‘teacher’ and a … Continue reading

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