How long was your longest practicing streak?
In other words, what is the longest number of days that you practiced EVERY day?
It may seem unnecessary, this idea of practicing every single day. Surely you can get as much done if you practice five days week, or if you miss only the occasional day, here or there. But practicing every day, without missing any, is a virtuous cycle. The longer the "practice streak" goes, the less the practicer wishes to break it! And of course, the improvement in playing will be more foundational than the occasional "cram session" kind of practicing.
Something that can be helpful is to try doing a 100-day challenge. Can you practice every day, for 100 days? You have to start over again with "1" if you miss a day. This is certainly possible, in fact, I've had a few students go for more than a year without missing a day. At a Suzuki institute I attended, I met a teenager who'd gone for many, many years without missing a day and was still at it!
What is your longest practice streak? And when would you like to begin your 100-day challenge? How about today!
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