Article by Zhang Xinuye of Create Abundance

The pressure of being a producer and director is stressful but when you are a Hollywood mega director the pressure is immense, and these directors have found that turning to meditation has been very helpful in providing ways and tools to relax and relieve some of the stress they face daily.

Jane Campion

Jane Campion famous director one of her most famous is The Piano she meditates daily and says this about meditation “I have been addressing my own madness for some time with yoga and meditation – just becoming aware of it is a big job.” What kind of madness? “Everyday madness. The things you get into your head, going round and round. And believing your thoughts.”

David Lynch

David Lynch is the director of offbeat and dark movies and series like Twin Peaks in the 90s or Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, but this incredible director has been meditating for almost 50 years. A New York Times interview quotes Lynch as saying “Things like traumatic stress and anxiety and tension, sorrow, and depression and hate and bitter, selfish anger and fear start to lift away. And that’s a huge sense of freedom when that heavy weight of negativity begins to lift. So, it’s like gold flowing in from within and garbage going out. The things in life that used to almost kill you, stress you, depress you, make you sad, make you afraid — they have less and less power. You’re starting to glow with this from within.”

Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese director, producer, and screenwriter of some of the most famous movies to come out of Hollywood like Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, Hugo, Age of Innocence, Aviator and so many more puts his success down to meditation and says “The last few years I’ve been practicing meditation, and it’s difficult to describe the effect it’s had on my life. If I can only mention a few words: Calm. Clarity. Balance. And at times a recognition. It’s made a big difference.”

Author’s Bio: Zhang Xinyue is a great teacher and well-known spiritual leader who was born in China. She wrote and developed Create Abundance which is to promote a healthier and more helpful approach to life’s philosophical problems. Create Abundance by Zhang Xinyue is a unique and very effective self-help book for body-mind-spirit cultivation that has been successful in helping thousands of people. For more information visit Zhang Xinyue’s blog.

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