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4 Tips On Finding Focus As An Artist In A Distracted World

Updated: Oct 23, 2023

Finding your focus as an Artist can be difficult, but here are some tips to help you stay on track and develop your creative career :

๐Ÿ) ๐…๐Ž๐‚๐”๐’ ๐—ช๐‡๐„๐ ๐˜๐Ž๐”'๐‘๐„ ๐…๐‘๐„๐’๐‡ - Tackle the projects that require "hard focus" early in your day. Self-control & our ability to resist distractions - declines as the day goes on !

๐Ÿ) ๐Š๐ˆ๐‹๐‹ ๐“๐‡๐„ ๐๐€๐‚๐Š๐†๐‘๐Ž๐”๐๐ƒ ๐๐Ž๐ˆ๐’๐„ - Turn off your phone, whatsapp, email, social media & any apps unrelated to Music Production or your task. Even the presence of background activity (and temptation) can drain your focus

๐Ÿ‘) ๐ƒ๐„๐…๐„๐๐ƒ ๐˜๐Ž๐”๐‘ ๐‚๐‘๐„๐€๐“๐ˆ๐•๐„ ๐“๐ˆ๐Œ๐„ - Book time on your calendar for uninterupted, focused work and respect those blocks of time as you would any client meeting.

๐Ÿ’) ๐†๐ˆ๐•๐„ ๐˜๐Ž๐”๐‘ ๐๐‘๐€๐ˆ๐ ๐€ ๐๐‘๐„๐€๐Š - Stuff like doing chores is classified as a 'Mindless' task. Conversely the core tasks of problem solving and invention that relate to one's creative pursuits are classified as 'Mindful,. Shifting from Mindful to Mindless tasks gives the brain time to process complex problems in a relaxed state & also restores the energy necessary for the next round of mindful work.


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