Avoiding distractions in life, can be a real task. As you pursue your music career and passion, there will always be obstacles to face. In this article let's deal with distractions by first understanding them. What is a distraction? According to dictionary.com it means:"that which distracts, divides the attention, or prevents concentration." So it is important to understand that a distraction is something that stops concentraction. In others words,it is in the way of your goal and dream.
Let's be clear there are some things you have to deal with in life. Sometimes we have no control over what happens.That type of distraction you can't avoid. However,you can choose to be positive in the way you deal with them. The most dangerous distractions are the ones you can control. Like watching too much Tv,or playing video games.When ever you engage in something ask yourself,"is this helping my music career"? What will I learn from this experience that can help me grow? If your answer is not helping towards you're goals then you might consider that a distraction.
After a while you will avoid these ditractions very quickly. When you have a project due,you won't allow those distractions to hender the progress you make. Avoiding them will also make you more focused and your determination will increase.The result is a better product. We all know that the product is what's going to decide the amount of success you will have in the music business.
Worry is a common distraction that affects us in alot of ways. When somethings on your mind and you've done and said all you can,let it go. Try to remember the big picture.It's only a matter of time before the issue is resolved or is no longer important.
Mental distractions can also conflicted with goals and aspirations. Things like how long will it take to make enough money in this business. What if I'm not good enough or knowone seems to care about by dreams.You may be losing sleep behind these mental blocks. If you find yourself in a mental tail spin,go back to your root. Remember what you love about music. Only focus on your contribution to music as an art. Don't thinking about wining or losing, success and failure.Just keep creating or networking and if you are consistent, those mental distractions will go away,and you will feel great about it.If you can find a way to use your goals and passions to motivate you, you are very likely to succeed. Thanks for reading until next time keep pushing.