50 Life Lessons I Learned From Acting

Are you searching for answers to living a great life or having a great career outside yourself?
Are you looking for the perfect teacher, the perfect agent or the perfect role to make you happy? What if you stopped searching this month and looked to your own life for the lessons.


Yes, the answers lie within. In fact,  a few years ago I realized that my acting career was giving me all the answers I needed to live a great life, I just needed to pay attention.  

50 Life Lessons I Learned From Acting
…or is it the other way around?

Be the most YOU you can be.
Know where you want to go, but be open to change.

Be flexible with what is being thrown your way.
Be prepared, but don’t be attached.
Do your homework.
Know what you want.
Be specific.
Own your space.
Take your time.
Be fully present in the now.
Have a thought before you react.
Do it full out.
Be in touch with your emotions.
Use your imagination.
Trust your intuition.
Be open to direction.
Don’t overstay your welcome.
Believe in your choices.
Fully commit.
Have childlike curiosity.
Dig deeper.
Discover your hidden talents.
Create your own version.
Bring your inner light to life.
Let go of fear.
Let go of needing to please others.
Let go of perfectionism.
Be on time.
Take care of yourself.
Connect with others.
Be compassionate with people.
Live a life to bring something to your work.
Get excited by opportunity.
Learn from mistakes.
Enjoy the chance to play.
Feel grateful you are expressing yourself.
Wonder at the amazement of your soul.
Have positive expectations.
Take risks.
Don’t ask everyone for approval.
People will disagree.
Seek approval within.
Have a sense of humor.
Laugh often.
Enjoy the now.
Simplify everything.
Simply be.

Here’s to a month of feeling calm + relaxed about it all, as you search less for all the answers outside of yourself.

Love + Gratitude,

~Wendy Braun

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