Are You Experiencing Discomfort?

How do we deal with DISCOMFORT?

This week’s MINDSET strategy: let’s look closely at the meaning of DISCOMFORT.

Do you sometimes feel some discomfort while playing? Maybe you feel some pain in your back, or neck, or arms…? Or maybe the discomfort comes in the shape of thought and uneasy in your mind? Or maybe it shows in your level of motivation to practice? …

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How to Improve Your FOCUS?

Practice Centering

“We are typically led to believe that being “nervous” is a bad thing; but in reality, those nerves that you feel before a performance are not really the enemy. Most of us have never learned how to use adrenaline to our advantage. By telling ourselves to “just relax”, we are actually doing each other a disservice by implicitly confirming that the anxiety we feel is bad and to be feared” Continue reading “How to Improve Your FOCUS?”