How I Got Started

by Peyton
(Redfield, Arkansas, U.S.)

My mother always had me in piano lessons since the time I was 5. I never really liked playing because all I wanted to do was play sports.

For the most part, I quit playing when I was 8. I started suffering from anxiety and depression when I was 11. At night when I couldn't sleep, I started turning to the piano to help me through it.

I wrote tons of songs and I could play the piano like I never thought I could. It helped me through so many hard times and without the piano, I don't know where I'd be.

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Healing Piano Playing
by: Maria

Thank you for sharing. It is moving to see how piano playing and creating music has helped so many.

It is also important to remember how healing music can be, and that piano playing is much, much more than performing...!

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