Here’s another practicing tip: make achievable goals.
When you tell yourself to go from 0 to 60 and expect it to happen, you’re often setting yourself up for failure. I tell my students to make small, achievable, goals to help them gain and maintain good practicing habits. Not practicing at all? Let’s try to do it for 10 minutes, twice in a week. After you make it a reality for a few weeks, add a third time!
In case you’re wondering, I’m also ok with making a list and putting ‘make a list’ at the top so that you have something to cross off right away. Let’s set ourselves up to feel good about the work we get done!