Your Stage : Are you unconsciously holding back your creative career? by Douglas Eby

Douglas Eby

Are you unconsciously holding back your creative career?

A number of highly talented actors and other artists feel insecure about their talents at times, and may be more or less aware of beliefs and feelings that fuel that insecurity.

* Emily Mortimer said: “I’m probably far too self-conscious to be an actress.”

* Nicole Kidman has said she often thinks, “They’re going to look at me to fire me.”

* Don Cheadle said, “All I can see [in his performances in movies] is everything I’m doing wrong that is a sham and a fraud.”

But what about unconscious ways artists limit themselves?

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Are you unconsciously holding back your creative career? | The Creative Mind
Are you unconsciously holding back your creative career? | The Creative Mind
What about unconscious ways artists limit themselves? Emily Mortimer - even though she had solid acting credits - said in a 2013 interview she doubted her abilities: "I'm probably far too self-conscio…
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Psychotherapist Mihaela Ivan Holtz notes "The uniquely competitive arts and entertainment world can easily trigger your worst unconscious conflicts. You hear things like “planets have to align for you to make it.” And yet, many artists become successful every year." - See the article for much more.

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