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The Importance of Being Important

What if We All Choose Love?

By Linda McLean | October 25, 2019

The news is horrible. The news is always pretty bad but right now it is exceptionally horrible. I try my best to not pay attention to the ‘news’ these days. As riveting as political shenanigans can be, I only pretend to care as required in polite company. To be totally honest with you, when I…

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Sit Move – A New Approach to Stillness

By Linda McLean | October 1, 2019

The idea came to me one day when I was sitting in my car for another long stretch driving myself from one gig to the next. I’d need to arrive at my show bright and ready to play songs and make a good impression. And as you probably know, sitting in a car and the…

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Why I’d Cross an Ocean for Women’s Music Weekend

By Linda McLean | September 24, 2019

I just returned from our most recent Women’s Music Weekend and I should be exhausted. Not so many days ago I left this property in rural France that I’m taking care of for friends, carted luggage and my guitar and music onto trains, planes and automobiles to get in Guelph, Ontario only to spend a…

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A Song to Thank You for Stopping By.

By Linda McLean | July 30, 2019

A Song for You I was clearing out my computer to make room for new music and videos and I found this slightly earlier version of “Long Road” by LMB> With a happy hello from my summer haven in France have a listen. LONG ROAD And in case you want to hear it twice and…

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Short Vid Series #2 The Importance of Joy

By Linda McLean | April 30, 2019

What does Joy Feel Like to You? That’s the question we need to answer. No one else can define joy for us, no one else can tell us how to experience the feeling of joy. We each have to know what joy means for ourselves. Coming to you from the sunny climes of Charlottetown, PEI,…

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Short Vid #1 The Importance Of Words

By Linda McLean | April 23, 2019

The Importance Of Words The Importance of Words -getting Beyond what we think they mean to what they really mean. When you say to yourself, “I am the most important person in the room.” what do you think or feel? That’s the question I examine in this first of three videos that examine some of…

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Finding the Power of Simple in the Blue Mountains

By Linda McLean | April 9, 2019

Truth is simple, but it’s not always easy to believe. The fact that we are each the most important person in our life is the simple truth at the core of our human experience, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to believe.  And given the provocative nature of the statement, bringing it up in conversation…

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Words Glorious Words – How do we go beyond definitions to make our own meaning?

By Linda McLean | March 12, 2019

Glorious – that’s the word I wrote at the end of a two-hour workshop titled, ‘Slow Down, Recharge, Shine Brighter’. The workshop leaders, Sara and Sarah, had provided a beautiful setting and at the beginning of the session handed us each a red rose and a little envelope. For the first half of the workshop…

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I Am The Most Important Person In The Room – And So Are You.

By Linda McLean | February 5, 2019

Let’s take this moment to notice our breathing, to inhale slowly through the nose and exhale fully through the nose. In and out. Continue on this way, noticing your breath, while I tell you a story. This is the story of a person who never in her life knew she mattered. Once upon a time…

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Sweet Sounds of London

By Linda McLean | January 22, 2019

Last night I went to the Harold Pinter Theatre to see three Pinter one-act plays performed back to back. Every time I’d seen the poster, ‘Pinter at the Pinter’ on the wall beside the Angel station escalator I’d think, “I have to go.” I can’t go to plays for pleasure anymore. I spent too many years…

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