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Reverse Shoplifting

A few hours ago, my beloved partner and I walked up the Third Street Promenade after a lovely dinner, headed home for him to host his weekly writers group. Even though I had heard the…

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Cast Your Life

So, I’m prepping for this phonecall with a producer. One of the things I always do before having a potentially conflict-filled convo is the same thing I did before every performance of my actor life:…

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Success Leaves Clues

Soon — like, within days if I can get my ish together — I’ll be announcing a brand-new, super-affordable, fully interactive, deep-dive way to work on the Self-Management for Actors with me and my team….

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Be Decisive

There’s a lot of energy tied up in decision-making. A lot of unnecessary energy. And in a world where energy is CURRENCY, the question is: How do you wish to spend yours? (h/t Deepak) There…

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List of Five

My cat is nearing the end of her life. Before you get emotional on our behalf, let me share that the Monkey Kitteh (Thwok is her government name) is happy and comfortable, getting lots of…

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You’re Half-Assing Things

I’m gonna take you with me to Pilates for a class. Two classes, actually. First class, Friday. There’s “that lady.” Now, I don’t know about you and your relationship with classes — whether it’s the…

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The Struggle Is Overrated

In one of the many spectacular convos going on in our Self-Management for Actors Facebook group recently, the topic of STRUGGLE came up. Specifically, someone had advised that actors should always “live poor.” Stay in…

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Don’t Take the Bait

Y’all know I’m a big fan of dispassionate labeling. (News to you? Get up to speed here.) One of the ways this plays out in a major way for me is in stuff we’ll call…

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