My friend recently auditioned for a reputable theatre company. She’s dreamed about working with this company for years. She’s a fiercely talented actor and it’s totally possible. However, her attachment to this goal is getting in her way.
She can walk into any other theatre company in town and nail audition after audition. She knows what she’s doing, she’s prepared, she does it well, and she lets go after.
She walks into this one theatre company’s room, however, and she’s a mess. She sweats and stumbles over her lines. She’s awkward! The casting director knows her, even likes her, and is most likely rooting for her. But my friend self-sabotages her success.
One of the hardest things about being a goal setter is the ability to let it go. But believe me, by letting go of your attachment to a goal, it may actually become easier to achieve.Read More