The music industry is incredibly competitive and higher stakes often evoke strong emotions. Think back to the last time you found yourself stressed, angry, or anxious. It’s perfectly natural to experience these emotions, and mindfulness isn’t about getting rid of them. Instead, it’s about observing your feelings to understand them better, and as a result, develop greater control over how you respond when they arise. So, how do you practice it?

Watch the video above to learn more or click here to watch the full interview with Dr. Judson Brewer.

Mindfulness expert: Dr. Judson Brewer

Psychiatrist and Neuroscientist

Dr. Jud Brewer MD PhD is one of the world’s leading experts in habit formation and change. For the past two decades, Dr. Jud has been developing a unique system based on the positive impact that mindfulness can have on our overall wellbeing and health. Dr. Jud has developed the app Unwinding Anxiety, a science-based step-by-step program that helps its users to feel less anxious. The app is based on extensive research, clinical trials, and thousands of real-world users.

Dr. Jud is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center, and Associate Professor in Behavioural and Social Sciences and Psychiatry at the Schools of Public Health & Medicine at Brown University. He’s also a research affiliate at MIT. His work has been featured on 60 minutes, TED Talks, Time Magazine, Forbes, BBC, NPR, Al Jazeera, Businessweek, and others.

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