Practicing a new skill is the only way to incorporate it into your body as a habitual response. You need the repetition of an action to create muscle memory of that skill. When an action becomes an automatic part of you, you no longer have to think about every step of the process. Singing can be a lot of hard work, but if you think of this work as your time to have fun, the hours spent practicing can be the highlight of your day. In truth, the process of development is the most rewarding aspect of music. Try some of the tips in this chapter and approach your vocal exercises as you would a game.