Monthly Archives: October 2016

Less Can Be More:  Why Mini Habits Can Lead to more Than Minimal Practice

In my last post I discussed how mini-habits can help maintain skills rather than letting them stagnate.   This is an important phenomenon but it’s also true that mini habits can help you exceed your practice goals. Because of my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Keep it On Hold, Not on Mold:  the Advantage of Mini-Habit Practice

“Motivation is what gets you started.   Habit is what keeps you going.” –Jim Ryuun Doing a little every day keeps a skill on hold rather than let it mold.   Playing at least two minutes of guitar every day … Continue reading

Posted in constant learning, Deliberate Practice | Leave a comment

Don’t Forget to Habit

Sometimes I feel like my life is the movie “Memento.”  The character had a memory problem so everyday he tattooed notes all over himself as he searched for his wife’s killer.  It’s a strange movie but it might as well … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment