“The only way to become a great artist is to take action and to do it regularly. Surrender to the process”
Today we’re talking about the curse of overthinking, of getting stuck in your head, dragging yourself down, and seeing no progress with your music.
If that sounds menacing, well, it is.
Because the lack of progress and constant exhaustion caused by the never ending mental gymnastics not only affects your music, but your day-to-day life and the people in it.
As artists we’re constantly trying to solve problems, to find ways to overcome creative barriers and work through them.
But when we’re faced with it, it’s often easier to spend more time thinking about the solution than actually working towards it.
So in this week’s episode I’m deep-diving into the causes of overthinking, and sharing how I recently got caught in the very same trap, but found the clarity to move forward by taking action.
And I’m going to tell you exactly how I did it so you can too.
If you’ve ever found yourself overthinking, overwhelmed, and too stuck in your head to move past it, then this one’s for you.
- Action creates clarity
- Practice self-awareness
- Give yourself permission to think, but make it time-limited
- The hardest part is just before you start
- “Overthinking is the art of creating problems that aren’t even there.”
- “The only way to become a great artist is to take action and to do it regularly. Surrender to the process”
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