Week 8 - Critical

There is something inherently brave about being an actor. We put ourselves, and the depth of our feeling on display. We give it away and we do this on a platform full of judgement and criticism. We are brave.

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WEEK 5 - WHY WE TAKE A PASS

So many of us, much of the time, listen to the excuses and justifications telling us why NOT to do something and convince ourselves we have EVERY RIGHT to NOT do it, even if we want to and we take a pass.

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Week 4- Stupid

Seth Godin says “stupid is the emotion associated with learning.” It is NECESSARY. The only ways to avoid it are: 1. Avoid change 2. Avoid freedom. Neither seem that appealing if we are here to live the life of an artist.

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Week 1: HERE WE GO....

Seth Godin’s claim is that this is our birthright. We are creators and artists and it is ALWAYS our turn for whatever we wish to play, create, move or express. What is DOESN’T promise is that is will be “guaranteed to work.” He says, “It might now work. I hope you do it anyway.”

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Week 26 - Wonder

The Soul came for creation. For art. For expression. For love. That is who you are. You won the jackpot. Your Ego has been so busy searching for a pot of gold it didn’t realize it already had it. It has YOU.

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Week 25 - Interesting

We must activate our interest in life. Not just in learning to nail an audition or do choreography. We must learn to truly play on this big world playground and take in all the majesty and adventure around every single corner!

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WEEK 23 - TRICKY

The process can actually be FUN, EASY and JOYFUL. Somehow I think that we tell ourselves that if the art didn't cause us to suffer it isn’t as good, or worth as much. Is that how you feel about life? Of course not!

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WEEK 20 - PERSEVERE

“If you happen to discover after a few years away from writing, that you have found nothing that takes its place in your life — nothing that fascinates you, or moves you, or inspires you to the same degree that writing once did...well then, sir, I am afraid you will have no choice but to persevere.”

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