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Episode 105: What Would You Do if You Were Brave?

core work Dec 16, 2020

The Truth is: The point of Power is in the present moment. 

Staying in the moment in acting is the same way in life and humanity.

  1. You can handle this when your anxiety shows up.
  2. Ask the question: What do I think I can not handle in this moment?

Anxiety is about not wanting to take responsibility in the moment, and not accepting the reality in the moment, and feeling a lack of control.

Once I ask myself what am I not accepting? What is it that I’m trying to control but can’t?

Then things have the space to shift.

 The fact of the matter is we are going to have these feelings and these situations are going to come up, so the only thing we are left with in a productive way is, “How can we best deal with it?”

3. “I will never be given more than I can handle, but I will be given more than I can control.”

4. What do I think I can not handle in this moment?

Live life on life’s terms.

3 Energy Levels

  • Victim
  • Anger
  • Responsibility

The difference between catabolic and anabolic energies.

Assignment: Ask Yourself

  1. How am I behaving like a victim in my acting business?
  2. Where is my anger coming into play in my acting business?
  3. How can I take responsibility in my acting business?

Journal on these for 20 minutes.

Share with someone you trust

Susan Jeffers: “Fear is a fact of life, it is not a barrier to success, the fear will never go away as long as I continue to grow.” 

Use your fear to succeed.

Fear-------------------> Success
You need bravery!

Assignment: Ask yourself, “What is your ultimate career goal?”

“What are you afraid of in regards to that goal?”

Journal for 10 minutes

“What would I do if I were brave?”

Journal for another 10 minutes.

 Fear Truths

  • The Fear will never go away as long as I continue to grow
  • The only way to get rid of fear is to go out and do it
  • The only way to feel better about myself is to go out and do it
  • Pushing through fear is less frightening than that underlying fear that comes with a feeling of helplessness