How To Prevent Psyching Yourself Out Before a Show
"You try to block out negative feelings by thinking of rainbows and unicorns, but even that’s helpless. Sleep becomes a wasted attempt as the sensation of public humiliation before a large audience is all but a burning reality. Worst-case scenarios continue to repeat themselves throughout the night and even the next day leading up to the show.
Some may think feelings like this are nothing more than a little anxiety, but psyching yourself out can have a major impact on a performance. If the bulk of your time leading up to a show is filled with negative thoughts, that will likely lead to a poor performance."
It doesn’t have to be this way, though. A solution exists for even the most anxiety-plagued musicians around. Check out this great article posted by our friends at Tunecore, with some helpful tips that will help prevent psyching yourself out before a show.