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Confessions of an Undiscovered Star

Entries in Self-Management for Actors (3)

Friday
Mar202015

'How to Stop Screwing Yourself Over'

I have taken to watching 'TED talks' in the bath - my phone is up on the windowsill I'm not insane. I love listening to uplifting, intelligent people educating and inspiring me. 'TED' is just so wonderful and if you have never watched a talk before have a search around YouTube to see what topics interest you - I like learning about subjects I know nothing about from a passionate professional.

Today I watched a great one by Mel Robbins that really helped me as I am definitely a victim of having tonnes of ideas but not enough time to do everything/I lose focus and go off and look at the next bright, shiny thing... This video isn't specifically bout acting, it really applies to life in general, but I think actors could get a lot from it.

Stop saying things are 'fine' and aim higher.

 

Tuesday
Mar172015

Confessions of an Undiscovered Star VLOG! #3 Golden Rules of Acting

Friday
Mar062015

Inspiration 

Today I watched some of Bonnie Gillespie's videos. She is a casting director, coach and author of 'Self-Management for Actors' which I have bought and yet to start - I will update the blog with info about it once I have.

I really liked this one inparticularly which kind of has the idea of 'don't feel under-confident, there are loads of pants people out there working in the industry so why not you?'! Which is as good a perspective as any I suppose to keep you happy and productive.