I was practicing, and I was bored.


Last night I stayed up late writing music.


I wanted to show you what my piano practice looks like.


I didn’t fully understand this until this past year.


Does that mean that everything requires discipline?


Or, “make sure the tools you’re using are helping you solve the problem you’re trying to solve.”


The conversation about discipline and specificity begins at the moment you discover you are unsatisfied with some aspect of your life.


It’s time for me to show my work.


Before I can start exploring the question at the core of all of these thoughts, I feel like I ought to define my terms.

Nicole Dieker

Freelance writer at Vox, Bankrate, Haven Life, & more. Author of The Biographies of Ordinary People.

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