If you want to level up from beginner to intermediate, you’re gonna need to do your scales.
Yeah, they’re kinda boring.
Do you remember learning how to write? You had to trace the letters over and over and over again. A, A, A, A, A... B, B, B, B, B... and you’d rather have been doing anything else, probably.
But now, when you want to write something you don’t think about how to write, you just think about what you want to say and your hands do the rest on their own. That’s what scales are to music - developing habits that your hands will take over unconsciously.
Here’s a playlist I put together of all twelve major scales in each hand, with no instruction, just demonstration: