Getting back to your guitar playing after an extended break or a vacation


Learning to play the guitar has both its ups and downs. When you are in the heat of the moment and developing your guitar playing and practicing week by week, you will often feel as if you have a lot of momentum behind you. However, when that momentum stops, such as when you take a vacation and return to the instrument, you may feel as if you have lost touch with it. The truth is that having a breathing space in your development is actually necessary. Consider the case of young children. During their first years of school, they are taught [...]