I learned a long time ago that nothing is hard and nothing is easy. Everything is relative. Playing in one key is not more difficult than the other. If you’re a gospel player, Ab may come easy to you because there are an overwhelming amount of songs written in that key. If you’re classically-trained, you may love the white keys. Nothing is hard. Nothing is easy. Everything is relative.
So whether you think you can or cannot do something, you’re right. When you open up your mind and go for something, things magically start to come together. In the bible, Jesus said, “If you say to this mountain, ‘Be thou removed,’ and don’t doubt it, but believe what you say, it shall be so” (paraphrasing). In other words, you attract what you believe.
When I was terrified of big dogs, I would always wonder why they’d come to me out of a large group of people. Whether being friendly or not, they’d jump on me. The owners would say: “Oh, she’s a nice dog.” But I was terrified nonetheless. I attracted what I focused on.
That’s why “if you think you can,” it will happen; but, by the same token, “if you think you can’t,” it won’t. It starts with a belief.
Been dreaming of becoming a world class, respected musician? Believe it like it’s already happened, do not doubt it, take action towards it, and it will happen.
Relinquish the words “can’t,” “should,” “might,” “I don’t,” “I’m not,” from your vocabulary and watch things start happening!
Short and sweet. Until next time.
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