Some people get so caught up with what they’re struggling with that they let it derail any further attempts at improving.⁠

I’ve had some people come to me telling me they’d like to improve their lead guitar, when I ask them how their lead guitar ability currently stands, they say something like:⁠

“Oh, I don’t do any lead guitar playing at all. You see, I tried it a few years ago and wasn’t any good at it so I stopped trying.”⁠

I sometimes reply with something like “of course you were no good at it, you were trying it for the first time – no one’s good at anything if they’re trying it for the first time and have had no prior experience with it.”⁠

You’re going to come up against obstacles and challenges all the time with your guitar playing, no matter how good you get.⁠

Because of this, the best thing to do is learn to enjoy the challenges and stay focused on what you want to achieve.

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