Creating a guitar practice schedule that works is one thing. Following what you have prescribed for yourself is something completely different.
Many guitarists don’t bother with creating a schedule for their guitar practice and that is perfectly ok, if they are satisfied with their progress.
But for me it wouldn’t work. I need to have some kind of plan which guides me towards my goals. Guitar practice schedule is a must for me.
The thing I love about keeping a practice schedule is that I don’t need to do decisions about what am I going to work on. A good schedule eliminates the number of decision that I need to make. And that keeps me sane. If you have to make many choices about mundane tasks, you will have hard time making good judgments about stuff that is crucial for your progress.
There are many reasons why we do not follow through with our plans. Some of those reasons are real, some of them are just products of our own minds. But whatever the reason is, the result is always the same. The stuff that we need to get done, won’t get done. And that could be a problem.
And since I have a lot of experience with procrastination and not sticking with my own guitar practice routine, I would like to share with you four tips, that have helped me to overcome the majority of my excuses. Continue Reading →