Creating Every Moment

– write down all the excuses you make for not making your art in bullet points. in a second column, write what you did instead of making art. then, choose a silly accent, and read each of them aloud to yourself.
– take one day and invent life stories for each stranger you see on the street
– wear a unique piece of clothing that people will comment on, and then make up a different story for each of them about where it came from

Find your way, no matter what.

When she worked up the courage to return to the stage, she knew her talent and skill was unquestionable. And if a booker (or audience member, or anyone) ever speaks unkindly again, she’ll know without a doubt that it’s because they had a bad day. And more importantly, she’s knows she’s earned her self-esteem and her place on stage.