7 Ways to Avoid Frustration While Practicing an Instrument

Music might be this magical language of the soul, but it can still be infuriating to practice, especially if you're fairly new to the craft. I recall countless high school hours spent banging out Hanon exercises or Bach (I vividly remember anger associated with my left hand when I was learning his Two-Part Invention No. …

Positivity

Negativity is something we're all warned against. We're told to be optimists, to see opportunities where others don't, but we're not always taught how. Turns out, it has a lot to do with discipline (something I need to work on). Lately, I've been obsessing over many different kinds of Ted Talks. From neuroscience, to music …