The Jams: How to Find Your Workday Soundtrack

Excellent! Now, I just need to get it all in one place so that I can listen to it while I work!

Itinerant Muse, L.L.C.

Photo of a woman wearing headphones, lying on a pink surface Photo by Alice Moore on Unsplash

Silence may be golden, but for writers looking to engage our focus without chugging a liter of coffee a workday soundtrack is a necessity.

Flow states, brainstorming, strategizing, organizing, reviewing and revising, angsting and personal pep talks — we put our minds through one maneuver after another, sometimes pivoting in a blink and on a dime. We need that background boost to carry that momentum along.

Amp It Up

Is it Monday morning? Do you have a phone call coming up that you’re nervous to face? About to start a piece that needs 200% of your all?

Sometimes you need to preface your workday with a good, strong dose of great-with-caffeine power music.

A Tip:

Don’t sit down yet. Stand up and move around — dance if the spirit moves you! Thrust your shoulders back and raise your chin high. Put your hands…

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