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How I Stay Motivated With Guitar

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Everyone knows that you should practice regularly to get good at anything. But if you’re anything like me there are times when you just don’t feel motivated. I’m going to share with you five things I found to help me stay motivated. Note this is not an exclusive list. In fact, I would love for you to share in the comments some of the things that you’ve found...

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My Story

My Story

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  I want to share  a story with you. Even though most people know me now as a successful recording artist, guitar coach and business owner… It wasn't always like that. As a young adult, I did like young adults do… spent my time doing a little of this, little of that, and then trying something else. That was okay at first, but over time it began to wear on me....

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Six Blind Students And The Elephant

Six Blind Students And The Elephant

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I understand this story originated in ancient India. Six blind men were asked by their teacher to determine what an elephant looked like. They approached the animal and begin by feeling different parts of the elephant's body. The blind man who felt a leg pronounced “the elephant is like a pillar extending from the earth”. The one who felt the tail exclaimed “you are...

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10 “Keys” To Play Guitar With Ease And Be Truly Awesome

10 “Keys” To Play Guitar With Ease And Be Truly Awesome

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10 Secrets Or 10 Principles?   A few years ago I decided to sit down and write out the answer to this question: “What would I have liked someone to tell me when I first started learning guitar?” I really took my time with this and searched inside myself for the best answer to this question. After pondering and writing for days I came up with many ideas. I...

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Why Playing Guitar Can Help You Rule Your World

Why Playing Guitar Can Help You Rule Your World

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  Simple Thoughts On Playing Guitar And Happiness   by Tomas Michaud I have to admit that my first motivation for playing guitar was not to express the music in me. It was probably more like most guys… I wanted to impress the ladies. I also remember thinking it would help me feel like I belonged somewhere. My thinking was that if I could play in a band I...

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