“Sometimes I wake up in the morning before going off to a shoot, and I think, I can’t do this; I’m a fraud. They’re going to fire me — all these things. I’m fat; I’m ugly…” Those admissions by Kate Winslet [Interview mag. Nov 2000] were made after her Academy Award nominations for Titanic (1997) […]
Even people with exceptional creative talents and accomplishments can feel insecure.
Meryl Streep, for example, has said, “I have varying degrees of confidence and self-loathing…You can have a perfectly horrible day where you doubt your talent… …
A number of actors say they feel insecure at times about their talents, their careers and other parts of their lives – even people who are acclaimed and rewarded for their creative work. ~~~~ Thora Birch has commented on how transitory perspectives and feelings can be: “If I wake up on the wrong side of the […]
“I was kind of a misfit little kid and bullied at school.” – Sara Bareilles Not fitting in with others and feeling weird is a common experience for many of us. A number of artists have found creative work is a way to express their unique personalities and talents, and feel accepted. Singer-songwriter, actress and […]
“You know you’ve found your voice when you feel real, connected, and strong.” – Psychologist Mihaela Ivan Holtz Ethan Hawke talks about his daughter Maya Hawke, who has starred in movies and TV projects including Little Women and Stranger Things: An interviewer asks, “How proud of a papa are you?” Hawke replies, “Embarrassingly so. It’s so […]