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Thought provoking questions can make you realize what you’re missing out on in life, what you are grateful for or what things are still left undone.
I always ask myself stimulating questions from time to time to make sure I’m on the right track and staying true to myself and the people around me.
Are you still being honest with yourself? Are you sure you know where you stand?
Let’s take a look at some guitar-player-life-examining questions to trigger your thought process.
Print the questions and write down your answers in a notebook. Are you content or are you going to make a change?
Let’s find out!
1 – Where do you want your guitar skills to be a year from now?
2 – What music gets you excited and why?
3 – What would you do if you knew there would be no way you could fail?
4 – Why aren’t you playing guitar as much as you would like to?
5 – Are you thinking outside of the box? if so, are you also acting outside of the box?
6 – When was the last time you listened to a new artist, band or guitar player?
7 – Do you aim for the never-ending pursuit of perfection or is it better to strive for completion?
8 – Are you being the musician you want to be or are you busy competing?
9 – What are you practicing and why?
10 – Are you fine being the guitar player in the band or do you secretly also want to be the lead singer?
11 – Who are your top three musical influences and why is that?
12 – How do you define success?
13 – Who or what stands between you and your dream goal?
14 – What do you have to lose?
15 – What three things can you change, reduce and eliminate to do what you really want?
16 – What is your greatest challenge?
17 – If not now, then when?
18 – How would you describe yourself as a musician in one sentence?
19 – Did you try to pursue your dream goal last year?
20 – Why aren’t you playing in a band? Have you tried yet?
21 – Could you possibly know the truth or would you have to challenge it first?
22 – What is it that you do best in music?
23 – How do you spend your free time?
24 – Are you letting go or giving up?
25 – Is it worth the risk? Are you really risking anything?
26 – Who are you trying to impress?
27 – What do you wish you had done differently?
28 – Are you just going through the motions or are you actively participating in your own life?
29 – Do you keep running away from discomfort or do you embrace and love your fear?
30 – Do you still keep your guitar playing to yourself? Isn’t it time to share the fun?
31 – What musician impresses you?
32 – What are you most excited about in your life right now?
33 – Are you playing in the right band and with the right musicians?
34 – What makes life better or easier?
35 – What are you most proud of?
36 – Do you want to improve as a musician now or is it always tomorrow?
37 – Are you happy with your guitar and your sound?
38 – Did you ever perform for an audience? What’s holding you back?
39 – Who inspires you?
40 – Where do you stand as a musician five years from now?
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment. ~ Lao Tzu
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