Tag Archives: frustration

Where Perfection Meets Possible

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Perfectionism has a bad reputation. We have heard about all the evils of perfectionism – the frustration, the self-doubt, the […]


Unrealistic Expectations

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It’s not the first time I’ve done this, and it probably won’t be the last, but it caught me by […]


Are You Facing a Moment of Truth?

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Have you ever questioned whether you can ever play music the way you want? It’s a moment of truth: when […]


The Doctor is In!

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Are you plagued by a persistent problem in your practicing or playing? Often I have harpists come to me with […]


Are These 3 Things Holding You Back?

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Are you putting the brakes on when you play or practice? Or are you frustrated with slow progress? A quick […]


What to Do When Frustration Threatens Your Success

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From time to time, we all experience what I call “potentially terminal frustration.” This is the kind of deep frustration […]