How to fit guitar practice into your everyday life

Finding time for guitar practice
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A weird thing happens when you taking up a new hobby. You’ve enjoyed your lessons, and you promise you’re going to practice every day. And then that just... doesn’t happen. Despite your best intentions, you’ve gone backwards.

A big problem is feeling like you ought to practice a lot, but you can actually make yourself a better guitarist just by picking up the instrument for a brief moment. 

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Jenna Scaramanga

Jenna writes for Total Guitar and Guitar World, and is the former classic rock columnist for Guitar Techniques. She studied with Guthrie Govan at BIMM, and has taught guitar for 15 years. She's toured in 10 countries and played on a Top 10 album (in Sweden).