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 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 welcome. This course will help you get rid of that unnecessary pain and suffering, and let you stay focused and positive […]
Many actors and other artists use and abuse drugs, substances and engage in abusive behavior – often as self-medication. Sometimes we risk addiction. Philip Seymour Hoffman In an interview, Philip Seymour Hoffman [Best Actor Oscar nominee for “Capote”] admitted he used drugs and alcohol earlier in his life. A lot. “It was all that stuff. […]
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 […]