Emotional Preparation: Micro-Lessons

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Short and sweet insights for cultivating a healthy attitude towards all our music-making…

Myth: The gift is TALENT… you either have it or you don’t. Truth: The real gift is LOVE… you either have it or you don’t. - frank j peter
“There are no short cuts to any place worth going.” - Beverly Sills
It’s not about how “smart” your brain is... It’s about what you DECIDE to do with it. - frank j peter
My HAPPINESS is more important than what people think of me. - frank j peter
Today’s challenge will eventually be mastered, but there will always be a new challenge tomorrow. In this sense, I am always a beginner. - frank j peter
MASTERY is the inevitable reward for refusing to quit when things seem impossible. - frank j peter
I don’t fail when I make a mistake; I fail when I give up trying. - frank j peter
I can only be happy if my music is a way to connect with others, not to compete with them. - frank j peter
How long does it take to learn to play the piano? A heartbeat... and a lifetime. - frank j peter
“Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right.” - Henry Ford
Having FUN is more important than being perfect. - frank j peter
Having a LIFE is more important than having a career. - frank j peter
If you ever get discourage… take five minute of your time to sit quiet and imagine yourself without hands. The joy to be able to do something so wonderful with your fingers, even if was only one note at each 10 seconds will sounds to you like a miracle of life. Soon you will get back to your piano with a new refresh BIG SMILE. - author unknown
Excellence is not a destination. It is a way of being. - frank j peter
Let your musical life reflect your DEEPEST VALUES and you can’t go wrong. - frank j peter
If you want to be happy, in music and life, BE YOURSELF, not what others want or expect you to be. - frank j peter

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