The world is brimming with musical philosophies and there are many approaches to learning. One of the goals of this is to help you get in touch with yourself and the way or ways you learn best. There’s no one right way to do things. Similarly, there’s no one wrong way either. Each person enters the musical arena with a different physiological and phychological makeup. Because of this, it’s important to to tailor your learning to best fit your needs.
Recognize that you’re an individual with unique strengths and weaknesses. However, don’t use this as an excuse to close off from the world around you, to rationalize mediocrity, or make excuses to avoid learning the essentials of music making. Instead, use your individuality as a springboard for honest and thoughtful musical exploration.
If you reject concepts and ideas that seem foreign or even in conflict with your own, you’ll never improve. Instead, you will spiral down a dark path toward stubborness and ignorance. Learning an instrument means that you must be an open receptacle for information and ideas. so, stay flexible, study the trails that have already been blazed, and need the advice of those who have more experience than you.