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Mind Over Matter: Changing Your Mindset to Improve Your Practice Habits
Do your pals introduce you as “this is my buddy who plays guitar”? Do your in-laws buy you weird guitar-themed gifts for every holiday (“I thought of you when I saw this mug ‘cause it has a guitar on it”)? If so, you may be on your way to musical excellence with what is called the Self Determination Theory.
Alternate Tunings (and Why You Should Try Some)
Chances are you’ve spent a good deal of time learning to play in standard tuning, you know your way around the fretboard and maybe you can confidently take a solo... so why abandon all that knowledge and start from scratch learning new chord shapes and scale positions?