Life As Art - Episode 013: Tom Cox Tom's prolific career as composer, educator and performer continues to influence artists and listeners around the world. His transition away from academia led to having more time to focus on his love of spiritual practices like meditation, journaling, and the contemplative life. Listen to Tom's thoughts on building a compassionate mindset, vulnerably engaging with art, and creating a narrative in everything we do. At minute 36, I reference Benjamin Zander’s TED Talk. He adds to the discussion of creative a personal narrative in works of art.