All tagged motivation

Learning guitar online: Is it doable?

India, Dance, Child by Simon, CC0 Public Domain

Guitar is a fun, complex instrument to learn.

Sometimes, complex tasks requires guidance from an experienced teacher, someone who can save us from frustration. At the same time, there is much to be gleaned from online tutorials. 

What do you do? Learn the guitar entirely online, or seek a guide in face-to-face guitar lessons?

This post will help you make the wisest decision. Let's destroy this argument once and for all.

What should be my top guitar goal?

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The top guitar goal that I recommend is this: Enjoy the process of learning guitar in order to enrich your life with music.  

Notice that this goal is free from judgement, comparison, achievement, deadline, or even a sense of urgency. This is definitely on purpose. If guitar is a hobby for you, this goal will help you learn it in a very satisfying manner without it taking over your life. 

Let's break it into two chunks, and get into why this goal is so helpful.