STUDIO WITH DR. H: ADDITIONAL TIPS
Now, let’s set some goals!
My Goal-Setting video works together with the Practice Log Video below, where we discuss the two-part process of taking notes during our practice sessions, and then looking for patterns that can help us understand the journey. Staying focused on our goals, and being honest about the process, maintains positive energy and spirit through our growth as performers and educators. After you notate your goals, watch 5 Tips for Your Practice Log below, for a reminder about how to put these goals into your daily routine.
So grab a fresh sheet of paper and your cup of coffee, and join me to focus in on what fresh starts you are ready make for your future self. I can’t wait to see what you do next!
In this Goal Setting tutorial, I share how short, medium and long term goals help us clarify where to put our attention, in the practice room and in life. I discuss the importance of second opinions, and share advice on a One Week Reboot to jump start our playing. Join me as we walk through the process of setting goals for our practice and for our future selves.
5 Tips for Your Practice Log
Here, in my 5 Tips for Your Practice Log tutorial, I discuss how we can get these goals into our daily routine, and chart progress. Join me as we walk through the process of creating and maintaining a practice log, or a practice journal, which is one of the most important tools for moving your playing forward.
We discuss the two-part process of taking notes of your progress and goals during your practice sessions, then going back and looking for patterns that can help you understand the journey. Taking good practice notes keeps us focused on our goals, and being honest about the process will enable us to maintain positive energy and spirit through our growth as performers and educators.