Are You Being Mindful?

Do you ever just stop and wonder, “What are my feet feeling right now? How does the wind brushing by my face feel? Am I breathing consciously?” 

Do you ever live in the moment

Practicing mindfulness can…

Eric Clapton interview

Transitioning to Emotional Lyricism 

How does one incorporate emotional, powerful lyrics into their music? How does one transition from being purely an instrumentalist to becoming a singer-songwriter as well? Below, you can read about Eric Clapton's emotional process during…

Interested or Committed?

At Neil Stone’s Karate Academy in Brookline, NH, they have a saying – “are you interested in learning karate or are you committed to learning karate?”  This brings up a great point when applied to learning guitar – are you

Superheroes

Who's your superhero?  When you are faced with a challenge in your life, who do you look up to?  Who comes to your rescue?
 
It seems like every other month the local theater has a super hero movie coming out…

One Step Forward

Hi there guitar lovers and lovers of life.  We’re here to tell you that you can achieve anything if you are consistent and take one step forward with everything that you do.  All you have to do is take…

You Can Do It!

In this week’s article, we have a simple reminder for you – yes, you can do anything that you set your mind to!  Here at the Rob Compagna Guitar School, we experience this first hand.  Students who start here having…

Taking Action to achieve your Zone of Genius Goal

Now that we've identified our talents for our Zone of Genius in last week's article (if you haven't, click here to do it), the next step is turn these into achievable goals. Goal setting is very important to making our…

I've got talent!

In last week’s article, we referred to the book, "THE BIG LEAP: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level" by Gay Hendricks, in which the author referred to entering our “Zone of Genius”.  This referred to…

Become a Genius

Have you ever wanted to do what you really want in life?  Do you feel trapped and constrained in the life you are currently living?  Many of us trudge through lives trapped in unfulfilling jobs or roles in life that…

New Year’s Resolutions

Do you have in mind any self-improvements for this New Year?  Or have you set some resolutions and are already working on the challenges to achieving them?  While there is some current buzz in the media justifying why people shouldn’t…