Energy Flows Where Intention Goes

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Sometimes the hardest thing you can be is happy for someone else. I struggled with this intensely throughout my acting career. It was so difficult to be happy for other actors when they began to achieve what I wanted to achieve – booking roles at dream theatres, playing that part that is on your bucket list, or getting noticed at that print call that pays a small fortune. Time and again I’d find myself slapping an ear-to-ear grin on my face and congratulating friends on their success while my mind crawled with jealousy, thinking, “How in the heck did they get that role? What am I doing wrong?”

Over the years I began to realize I really wanted to be happy for these people that were achieving some success in my field – not only on the outside, but in my mind and my soul as well. I was starting…

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