“Just at the point where I was ready to quit, a teacher played along with me. I stopped focusing on what I was doing wrong, and I followed her lead; I listened to the music. I played it badly, but I played it. And somewhere in the midst of just doing it anyway, I discovered joy.”
I love Micha Boyett’s writing so much, and I am honoured to be over at her place today. She is doing a series called ‘One good phrase’ – those mantras that we repeat to ourselves or our children that help shape our responses and views.
I have written about my two very different kinds of piano teachers, and my thoughts on perfectionism. (I wonder if you guess what my One good Phrase is…)
Won’t you click over with me and read?
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