If you knew that your music would help someone relax after their difficult day at work, would you hesitate to play for them?
If you knew that your music would boost your immune system, would you worry so much about wrong notes?
If you knew that your music would make someone temporarily forget about their worries, would you still be self-critical when you played?
If you knew that your music would enable the two sides of your brain to communicate with each other more efficiently, would you hesitate to sit down at the piano?
If you knew that your music would help an Alzheimer's patient remember an earlier time in their life, would you be overly self-critical about your playing?
When we play music, it's not all about us. It's about we.
Usually we just see the smaller picture. Look for the bigger picture, and you'll be a happier musician.
Here's a bunch of free piano improv lessons to help you enjoy your music more. Have fun!