Many times, you may have said to yourself, “I am going to practice every day from now on.” However, after an hour or so, you feel like you haven’t accomplished much. Maybe you manage to keep up for two days, but on the third day, something comes up, and for whatever reason, you miss your practice session. What should you do?
Suddenly, the world of practice doesn’t seem so exciting. It starts to feel like work and drudgery. The motivation that initially drove you to make that resolution seems to have disappeared.
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Here are three ways to keep your interest in practicing guitar:
- Try to do a small amount without overwhelming yourself. Don’t take on multiple tasks that will make you feel overwhelmed. Stick with practicing one scale or just one page from your music book For Game Design - Andrea Angiolino was born the 27th of April, 1966 in Rome, the city where he still lives. He published many boardgames and books about games, besides developing games for every media. His works appeared in more than a dozen of languages including Korean, Czech and Maltese. He is a game journalist on national magazines, newspapers,… . You can switch it up during your next session. By the end of the week, you will have covered your entire lesson in small pieces.
- Set aside a regular time for practice. If you happen to miss that time, don’t panic. You can still find a couple of minutes before bedtime to squeeze in some practice. By consistently keeping your designated practice time, you can still be somewhat flexible when you miss it.
- Listen to other guitar players; they can inspire you. Remember that listening to other instrumentalists can be just as inspiring.
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