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7 Reasons You Lack The Motivation For Singing Practice.

Are you struggling to find the motivation to practice your singing? You’re not alone. Many aspiring vocalists encounter hurdles that hinder their practice routine. Let’s delve into seven common reasons why you might be feeling unmotivated and how to overcome them:

1. Confusion: Feeling unsure if you’re practicing correctly can be a major roadblock. Seek guidance from an accredited vocal coach to ensure you’re on the right track. Record your practice sessions for your coach to review and provide feedback on in your session.

2. Perfectionism: Fear of practicing incorrectly can paralyse you. Remember, progress comes from practice, even if it’s imperfect. Mistakes (negative practice!) are essential for knowing when you do perform a task correctly. Embrace the learning process and don’t let perfectionism hold you back.

3. Lack of Direction: Not knowing what to practice can lead to aimless and time wasting sessions. Create a structured practice plan focusing on relevant vocal exercises, repertoire building, and areas needing improvement.

4. Lack of Knowledge: Understanding the purpose behind your practice is crucial and has proven to have motivating effects . Work with a vocal coach to educate yourself on vocal techniques, music theory, and the goals you aim to achieve through your singing journey.

5. Self-Sabotage: Making excuses like not having a dedicated practice space (I hear this one all the time!) or not having enough time, only hinders your progress. Find creative solutions to practice wherever you are, whether it’s in a quiet corner or using headphones. How important is your vocal journey to you? Make it a priority.

6. Procrastination: Waiting for motivation to strike before practicing is a trap. Start small, set achievable goals, and commit to consistent practice, even on days when you don’t feel motivated.

7. Discomfort with Feedback: Feeling uncomfortable hearing your voice, especially in recordings, is natural. Embrace the discomfort as part of the learning process and focus on improving your vocal skills.

Remember, the journey to becoming a skilled vocalist is filled with ups and downs. By acknowledging and addressing these common obstacles, you can reignite your passion for singing whilst improving your vocal capabilities. Stay committed, stay persistent, and have fun!

Remember to embrace your vocal journey.

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