In his online class How to Create Fearlessly, psychologist and creativity coach Eric Maisel provided strategies to help people create more freely and effectively. From the class description: “All day long we’re supposed to get things right: pay our bills, pick up our kids, and so on. It is very hard to move from this […]
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… …
Practical Steps to Overcoming Performance Anxiety Program by Luciane Cardassi, a “professional concert pianist with a doctorate in Piano Performance and more than 2 decades of performance experience.” This is “a focused, effective, online course for any performer who wants to be more confident on stage. “Professional dancers, musicians, actors, conductors, and aspiring performers are all […]
Many actors and other creative people use and abuse drugs, substances and engage in abusive behavior – often as self-medication. Sometimes we risk addiction, even death. Philip Seymour Hoffman In an interview, the late Philip Seymour Hoffman [Best Actor Oscar nominee for “Capote”] admitted he used drugs and alcohol earlier in his life. A lot. […]
Simone Simmons was a friend and confidante of Princess Diana, and says in her bio Diana: The Last Word that Diana “was one of the most insecure people I had ever met. … “On the surface, of course, she appeared to have everything going for her. “But, like a number of other well-known and successful […]