Recently, I was introduced to Human Design. As someone who has always had an interest in philosophy, astrology, metaphysics and even the occult, I was shocked I hadn’t heard of it before.
I have numerous books on astrology and birthdays, numerology and I even possess a tarot deck. It’s not that I believe these things to be the answer to life- no- just, some kind of guiding tool to give us answers about ourselves or things happening around us; a system to provide sometimes painful truths that we may be otherwise opposed to learning about ourselves and our environment.
Since Human Design and its’ creator, Ra Uru Hu are not listed very descriptively online, I can summarize the system by stating simply that it is a personality analyzing theorem that aims to provide you with insights on how to better live your life, or more accurately, to be your ‘truest self’.
Texting and emailing are the top forms of communication in America today. With a world so overrun by electronic communication, it’s important to be careful how you present yourself!
As usual, I was struck by the idea of writing this post because of making another mistake. One great thing about my mistakes is that you can learn from them! I’ve had several Los Angeles based agents shut me out of a potential meeting due to sending emails with attachments. Did you know this was a thing? When on the lookout for an agent, it’s common to throw your resume and head shot into the bottom of the email and hit ‘send’, without giving it a second thought; but this could be steering people away from even opening your submission! Read more
This is such a sensitive subject for me, and many other actors that I know. Many of us will never have the desire to quit our day jobs, however for others it’s all we think about. Acting can be an excellent hobby and source of income, but for those of us who reach a little further than that-we desire it to be a full time career.
There are many benefits to acting full time; you no longer need to worry about having enough time to study and devote yourself to your role, and you would now have the ability to focus one hundred percent of your energy on your project. This means more time for auditions, prep, class work, marketing and social media to promote yourself, etc.
But, you need to be prepared to make this decision. Here is some advice that may help you determine whether or not you are ready: Read more