When there are slow patches in your career, do you go down the dark rabbit hole of worry + self-doubt?
Do you start obsessing about how you did on your last audition or wondering if you’ll ever get another one?
I know. I’ve been there.
But, when you shift your focus from what is not working to what’s going right in your life, things will begin to shift in your favor.
This year started off kinda quiet for me (well, except all of my free trainings for actors!), and it would have been easy for me to start ranting + raving….
“What are my reps doing?”
“Where are my auditions?”
“What am I missing out on?”
But asking myself those questions only produces answers (and feelings) rooted in lack and fear.
So instead, I focused all of my energy on helping other actors (like you) succeed, while getting into a mental head-space of radical appreciation for what was working in my life.
Why would this matter?
Within the next week, I ended up getting 3 amazing auditions, including a request to read for a different role on a project I had already been in for late last year.
(Something I didn’t even know would come back around, and could have easily spent a lot of wasted time examining what I might have not done “right” at that initial audition.)
And then, a wonderful booking came in (which I can’t give details about yet) and an invitation to attend a red carpet Oscar party.
And all from shifting my focus + how it made me feel when nothing was going on. That’s it.
Sounds simple, right? It Is, but many actors choose to take the struggling route of complaining + blaming + then berating themselves. Then they spend their days busying themselves with “doing more” from this space of lack.
What they don’t realize, is that it’s hamster wheel that just produces more of the same.
So, what if, no matter how things look right now, you told yourself this:
I marvel at all I’ve done + who I’ve become along the way.
Who knows, you just might find this is the easiest route to shifting not only how you feel, but also what starts showing up for you.
Beginning each day in a state of radical appreciation will actually help you take actions that inspire you.
It’s from this new perspective, that things will flow much more easily into your life.
Hundreds of actors in my Spotlight Club and I have all been listening to my latest guided meditation, “Radical Appreciation” this month + the shifts have been amazing!
Insider secret: When you grab a 30-Day Free Trial to The Spotlight Club right now, you’ll get this powerful audio AND a brand new audio on March 1st, for free too (as well as free access to the Spotlight Focus Journal, Mindset Mantras + upcoming coaching calls with me!)
Why do I give all these mindset tools away for free for newcomers?
Because I want you to have everything you need to stay inspired + elevate your #actorlife.
You’ve really got nothing to lose, except the mental blocks that are getting in your way.
Here’s to a week of practicing radical appreciation (with my easy-to-use tools or on your own)
Either way, I’d love to hear what you are appreciating right now in your journey.
Leave a comment below + let me know.
Love + Gratitude,
One actress said after listening just once, “ I felt myself bursting with love and had tears in my eyes by the end!”
And it’s totally free in February. Kind of a win-win-win if you ask me.