Haven’t you noticed with some people, success just seems to find them…over and over?
Things align for them. Success comes easily.
What is their secret? Connections, training, looks?
None of the above.
If you interviewed 100 successful people in our business, the common denominating factor in their success would be their…consistent state of mind.
More often than not, they don’t get stuck in a state of struggle, but find reasons to feel good now, matter what obstacles they may be facing. They make feeling good #1 on their To Do List.
From the outside, it may seem as if they are often “in the flow” .Which also means they don’t allow setbacks or rejection to destroy them. They also “go with the flow” more easily not allowing fear to stop them.
By postponing your happiness, you are actually disallowing the things you want to FLOW into your life! Look for reasons to feel good now every day + watch what shifts in your life + career.
You might hear most actors say…“I will feel so good when…”
Do you know how powerful you are? Really? Do you know that whatever you can conceive as true, you can bring into being?
But here’s the catch:You don’t get what you want. you get what you believe, or as Wayne Dyer simply states, “When you believe it, you will see it.”
So, if you’ve been taking lots of action to achieve your goals + not getting the results you desire, odds are, at a deep subconscious level, what you believe to be true about yourself + your dreams being realized needs to shift. When your beliefs change, so do your actions + ultimately so do your results.
“Your mental visualization will be accepted by your subconscious mind. If you dwell on obstacles, delays + difficulties, your subconscious mind responds accordingly, and you block your own good.” ~ Joseph Murphy (The Power of the Subconscious Mind)
So the next time you feel frustrated that what you want is taking too long to get here, remember this:
What if today, you could know, for certain, the following to be true:
You can know this for certain, simply by choosing to own the feeling. Once you do, you are allowing these 6 little words to change how you feel, shift your mindset + ultimately alter what comes your way.
Owning these 6 little words will certainly bring a sense of confidence + a relaxed easiness into your auditions, your callbacks, and your meetings. And who doesn’t want to work with that actor?
You don’t need to wait to book the right job to feel this way, you can choose it now, in this very moment.
You create your reality through your dominant thoughts. (more…)
How do you start your day when you have an audition? Do you speak lovingly to yourself, or are you filled with worry, doubt or fear?
How you begin your day, is usually how you live your life. Since every thought you think is creating your experience, it helps to be mindful of what you are telling yourself. We are all using affirmations all day long, the question is, are you affirming the positive or the negative? You’ll know by the way you feel.
Choose To Change It
If you don’t like how you feel, change your thoughts! When you start to change your way of thinking, your inner voice will always react immediately with either fear or love. But what if you used a different criteria for responding to your habitual internal dialogue? Try this:
I learned 7 inspiring lessons from watching last night’s Super Bowl game that you can apply to your acting career.
For those of you who missed it: Final score: Seattle Seahawks 43. Denver Broncos 8.
Whether you care about football or not, there’s always so much to learn from watching champions + the road it took to get there. 1) Why not you?
Growing up, Seattle Seahawk’s quarterback, Russell Wilson, heard his father tell him: “Why Not You?” And that’s exactly what he told his team all year long.: Why not us?
2) Believe + play like a champion every day.(more…)
We all do it. We allow the inner critic to take over + it often keep us from trying, leaping, asking, changing, and adventuring into the unknown.
After years of listening to my own inner critic, I now realize that it is simply my ego just trying to keep me safe. The ego likes control + is not a big fan of change. But within change is where growth + expansion reside. And I believe we have chosen to become actors in order to grow. (more…)
How do you react when a problem arises? Do you get caught up in chaos + allow your mind to overwhelm you with worry + negative thinking?
When we are in the middle of solving a problem, it is actually the best time to remind yourself that:
When you know that all is really well, you see every problem as an opportunity to learn, grow + expand. (more…)
I express gratitude for all have done + who I have become.
I take a deep breath in + feel a deep sense of gratitude for all of the wonderful things I have accomplished in my life so far. I exhale + let go of needing to compare myself to another actor’s journey.(more…)
One of the highest places you can get to
is being independent of the good opinions of other people.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer
So, you didn’t get the part. They “went another way.” When this happens, do you take it personally, feel rejected and start questioning yourself or your talent? Or, do you tell yourself, “it’s just one opinion and something better is on its way to me.”
What if the people the entertainment industry considers to be “experts”, are sometimes wrong? Here are 10 examples of why you shouldn’t care what others think! (more…)
I BOOKED TWO ACTING GIGS IN THE SAME WEEK BECAUSE I HAD HER CD ON REPEAT!
"I listen to Wendy's guided meditations pretty much every chance I get. I don't know what I'd do if I didn't have her amazing voice in my ear keeping me empowered, inspired + in the right mental space to persevere day in and day out. I booked two acting gigs in the same week because I had Wendy's Creating Powerful Auditions album on repeat. Thank you WENDY for your positivity + light!"
I'VE TURNED A SLOW STREAK INTO A BOOKING STREAK AND I FEEL REALLY EMPOWERED.
"Wendy is so generous with her knowledge and understanding of the deeper, inside work that goes into living a healthy, happy, well balanced actor life. Her daily inspirations mean so much to me...and I'm grateful for the custom guided meditation she wrote for me. I've turned a slow streak into a booking streak & I feel really empowered."
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SINCE LISTENING TO YOUR GUIDED MEDITATIONS, I BOOKED 2 FEATURE FILMS
"I bought Creating Powerful Auditions and I listen to it every morning. "Empowering Myself" is my absolute favorite meditation, sometimes I put it on repeat until I fully and truly feel every declaration. Since I've been listening to your guided meditations I booked my first feature film + also recently booked the lead role in my first horror film. Thank you for coming into my life!”
YOUR AFFIRMATIONS ALLOWED ME TO STEP OUT OF THE FEAR AND BE PRESENT IN THE ROOM.
"I just returned from an audition after listening to your guided meditations. Your affirmations allowed me to step out of the fear and be present in the room. As I waited for my audition I envisioned the session being successful and feeling empowered afterward. And it was and I did."
I BOOKED THE JOB! LISTENING TO CREATING POWERFUL AUDITIONS MADE A DIFFERENCE!
"Been listening to your "Creating Powerful Auditions" mp3 daily since purchasing about a week ago. Listened to it on the way to an audition...took a few moments before leaving my car to do the visualizations. I walked into the audition room feeling totally empowered, feeling light. I booked the job. I feel your album made a difference. Thank you, Wendy."