Overthought is a compelling examination of the lives of classical singers Isaiah Bell and Chris Mayell, discussing performance psychology, creativity, entrepreneurship, life balance, self-doubt and the ways we overcome challenges to attain artistic triumph.
Are other people's opinions of us more important than literally any other thing? We were pretty sure the answer was "No, for sure no!" but, upon further discussion, we've arrived at "...maybe?" Why do put so much stock in what other people think? Caring too much can undoubtedly harm the integrity of our work (and our mental health) - but how can we learn to move past it? Featuring an unprecedented number of references to therapy.
YouTube - 'What's On Your Mind?' A video about the ways we try hard to look good/fun/happy/"epic" in our online social media profiles, and how it's pretty much ruining our lives. It's made it much easier to check in on the opinions of others, and use "Likes" as a metric for how good of a person you are, and how well you're living your life. #unhealthy!!!
Book - 'Juliette', by Marquis de Sade Isaiah uses this book to talk about altruism. In it, the protagonist does good for another character who's down-on-his-luck. Later the down-on-his-luck character does something to the detriment of the protagonist is all like, "WTF dude?!" and he's like "You didn't do that kind thing for *me"... you did it to make yourself feel good." Hmmph.