When You Believe, You Will Achieve

Believe Acting Career

If you’re not where you want to be yet, it’s because your mind hasn’t reached that place.

It works from the inside out. You’ll get there when, in your mind, you are already there, living it, breathing it, experiencing it.

When you think of yourself as that person, you will naturally start to take the right actions to get you there.

Most people mistakenly think that they’ll feel confident, successful and fulfilled when they have reached a certain level. But what happens if we get a break before we are psychologically ready for it is that we will self-sabotage.

That’s bonkers right? We want it so much, why would we throw it away? It makes no sense!

Of course we don’t do it consciously. It comes down to what we’ve been programmed to believe about what we are worthy of and where we fit in the world. If we step out of that place, it feels uncomfortable and our brain will do what it can to push us back down to a nice secure place again.

The kinds of things that can happen when you are in self sabotage mode are:

  • Freak outs (thinking you can’t do it, feeling like quitting, feeling trapped, emotional, anxious).
  • Making wrong decisions.
  • Not taking great opportunities.
  • Quitting completely.
  • Blocking out with alcohol/drugs/food/exercise/binge watching TV/Facebook.
  • Losing focus and skipping on to the next thing.

Here are some things you can do to work on yourself from the inside out to get to where you want to be:

  • Visualization
  • Hypnosis
  • Affirmations
  • Journaling
  • Gratitudes

You weren’t born to be ordinary, you were born to shine!

Eirian CohenEirian Cohen is the founder of Northern Star Acting and co-producer of ESG Media, LTD. (If you want to really develop your craft, we are holding auditions now for our acting for film and television courses in Leeds and Sherburn in Elmet)

___________________________________________________
Need Help? Check Out These Resources!
Airchecks         Demo Reels         Websites         Mailing Labels         Monologues
___________________________________________________

Leave a Reply


http://www.dailyactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/charlie-day-pacific-rim.jpg
Charlie Day on Reprising His Role in ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ and the Benefits of Writing for Himself
"By the time you finish writing an episode you know so thoroughly what you’re going for that you don’t have to do as much work as an actor" - Charlie Day
http://www.dailyactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/david-oyelowo-gringo.jpg
David Oyelowo: “You sort of need to pummel and plow away for longer, as a black actor, to get a degree of fame”
"I have concerns, I have hopes, you know, and that’s what you want to see in a character.” - David Oyelowo
http://www.dailyactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/wendell-pierce.jpg
Wendell Pierce: “I tell people all the time, get some training and become a student of your craft”
"I always said I studied to try to develop an acting muscle. The key I always thought to my career would be diversity." - Wendell Pierce
http://www.dailyactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/gillian-jacobs-love.jpg
Gillian Jacobs on Returning to Theatre and Why Juilliard Wasn’t For Her
"I wanted to challenge myself again. I wanted the rigor of having to be word perfect, of not being able to pull the panic button and say 'Cut!'" - Gillian Jacobs
http://www.dailyactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/watch-sag-conversations-with-dav.jpg
Watch: SAG Conversations with David Harbour of ‘Stranger Things’
Harbour talks about working on the series, acting with the mostly-youthful cast, and how the success of the series has impacted his career.