Adam Rafferty

3 Tips for Breaking Out of Your Guitar Comfort Zone

Lately I have been working on some new guitar techniques that are taking me “outside my comfort zone.”
Working on new things can be very unsettling – for all of us. Sometimes feeling like a beginner is fun, but at other times a lot of mental resistance comes up.

(If I tell you what it is you’ll laugh…basic thumb picking. Yep, I can do crazy funk stuff, but some basics still kick my butt..)
Thoughts of quitting started to spring up on their own, without my wanting them to…

“It’s such a waste of time”
“It’s just not my thing, I should focus elsewhere”