1905 people who completed the ArtsMinds survey said that lack of performance work had contributed to their mental health problems. Part of the job of a performer or creative practitioner is getting the next job. This can take up a lot of time and it is easy to get bogged down in information about unpaid or otherwise unsuitable work. The whole process can be wearying and become a source of stress in itself.
Focusing your work research on reputable sources can help break this task down into something a bit less overwhelming. Here are some links that might be a positive starting place.
“When I'm depressed I procrastinate and find it difficult to motivate myself and my time management becomes erratic. Consequently my creative projects fall by the wayside and I waste time. I notice in these periods that I'm not so good at prioritising.”
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