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Training Your Auto-Pilot

by Linda Ratcliff

Don't practice until you get it right! Practice until your auto-pilot takes over and you can't get it wrong. - Linda Ratcliff



Training Your Auto-Pilot
 
There is something we all have in common.

Once we were ALL beginners. And do you remember when you went to a jam session for the very first time? You might have purchased a brand new dulcimer, or maybe you were given a hand-me-down that you cleaned up and polished. Maybe you had a teacher that guided you through some basics and…

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You Are What You Practice

by Linda Ratcliff

The effort you put into your practice time will either advance your skills quickly, or drag you down gradually. - Linda Ratcliff




We've all heard the expression, "You are what you eat." In other words - if you eat fat, you may become fat.  If you frequently indulge in sugar, you run the risk of becoming diabetic.  If you skip your fruit and vegetables, you could become deficient in minerals and vitamins.

In a survey taken in May of 2016, 75% of Americans claimed that they are eatin…

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