1. Emotional availability. Aloofness is something I like about myself, as it provides an easily accessible space to dream. But I crave relation to others- something's I've always struggled with.
  2. Trust. If I practice, technical proficiency will come. Because fortunately/unfortunately, that's the easy part.
  3. Relieve myself of the pressure to create something groundbreaking. I’m not going to create anything non-derivative. I don't even want to. So I have to relax and record my mistakes and maybe I’ll come up with something cool.
  4. Listen.