“I always have a deep-seated fear that it can all go away, and it can. You can not get work very easily,” Rose Byrne says, recounting how she’d read an interview with Julianne Moore, who admitted to panicking about never working again at the end of each film. “I mean, it’s Julianne Moore,” Byrne says […]
“At any time I still expect that the no-talent police will come and arrest me.” Actor, writer, director Mike Myers
Many talented and creative people experience impostor feelings and beliefs about themselves, despite their accomplishments.
If you are a creative person, you are compelled to some extent to engage your mind and talents in doing creative work, despite setbacks and frustrations with the process.
Author Mary-Elaine Jacobsen notes,
“Beyond producing objects of value, the gift…
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… …