Thinking about new creative ideas, making a melody, or writing a new song, everything can become a stressful task if the artist’s mind is preoccupied with many thoughts. This becomes worse if there is a pressure of deadlines and here is where meditation comes to the rescue.
The performance pressure can have a negative impact on the creative output of the artist. Therefore, it is very important to free the mind of all the cluttering thoughts and provide a clean canvas for the imagination.
Meditation is the best way to relieve the mind and body from stress and rejuvenate them for a fresh start, especially for artistic tasks. It helps in activating our senses and helps in more focus and ability to see clearly within our thoughts and feelings – important for improving creative thinking.
Here are some ways in which regular meditation helps in improving the creative skills of an artist: