Where to find strength to continue music lessons?
Dear friend! More than once in your life there will come a moment when you want to drop everything and retreat. Once this happens and with the desire to continue playing music. What can be done in this situation? WHY DOES THE INITIAL ENTUSISM DISAPPEAR? There was a time when you eagerly awaited the opportunity to pick up a tool and flew like wings on lessons, rejoicing at your successes. And suddenly something changed, something that once came so easily became a routine, and the need to allocate time for additional classes is an unpleasant duty that you want to get rid of. Remember that you are not alone in your feelings. Even great musicians passed through this. And most importantly, be honest with yourself. Answer for yourself: is there a problem in music? Or at the teacher? In the vast majority of cases, this is not so. The fact is that you want to play more with friends and have fun, and do not want to work. And music lessons significantly cut down your free time.
IT IS POSSIBLE TO TAKE APATHY! In this situation, you can get help from at least three sources: do something yourself, ask your parents for help and talk to the teacher. If after analyzing your situation, you realized that, in fact, your main enemy is boredom, deal with it with your imagination! Tired of hitting the keys? Turn them into a sophisticated spaceship control panel. And let each mistake be equivalent to a collision with a small asteroid. Or set yourself imaginary levels, like in your favorite game. The flight of your imagination is unlimited here. And one more little tip. Do not delay classes until the last. Experiment: try for a week to do the necessary first (lessons, music lessons), and only then reward yourself by watching an interesting movie or a long-awaited game. Surely, you are no longer enthusiastic about this idea. However, it really works! You will notice that with this kind of planning you will have more time for personal affairs.
MAKE PARENTS ALLIES Do not fight parents in the struggle for free time. Better play with them on the same team! Openly share your feelings with them. Perhaps they will help you plan your day wisely or free you from some household chores. Even simply reminding them of your goals can do a good job. This will help you keep yourself within the established framework.
CHANGE THE VIEW OF THE TEACHER Instead of treating your music teacher as a bore, constantly demanding something from you, look at him as an experienced coach who can lead you to victory. And this is not just your imagination, but the real state of things. What does he lead you to? First of all, to victory over oneself. You learn to be strong and not back down from obstacles. Already now you are achieving what you have not had the chance to experience for most of your peers. You learn to be the master of your life. And it’s worth it to squeeze a little laziness of your own.