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Posts tagged ‘motivation’

20
Dec

The Importance of Being Nice!

“It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.” – Dwayne Johnson

Yep, I just started this with a quote from The Rock. This is one of my favorites because I believe it’s one of the most important things in life. We all strive to do things, to achieve goals, build relationships. What all of those things have in common is that they require opportunity. In order to do anything really, you need to start in a place where its possible to succeed. The best way to get there, in my opinion, is to be the kind of person that people want to associate with. It’s hard to be the life of the party if you’re not invited. Read more »

11
Dec

Year In Review

Life has had its fun with me this year.

It’s hard to know how to even begin to write about everything that’s happened. I’ve gone over it time and again in my head, ranging from woe-is-me bitching sessions to calm and collected accounts of events. I’ve been in a constant battle between my head, which can sort through everything rather easily, and my emotions, which can flail wildly with no warning. How personal should I get in a public forum? What should stay between my friends and family? I still don’t know the answers to those questions, but I’m just going to sit here and see what comes out. Y’all are about to come with me, if you care to, on a search for clarity and closure. Read more »

20
May

Please Don’t Give Up

Hey, you.


Yeah, you.


The one working on your shot at home, alone. Hoping that this is the one. Hoping that this shot, the one that you’re pouring all of your free time, all of your heart into, will be the one that makes the difference. Maybe this is the dialog clip that strikes the right tone. Maybe this acting choice is the one that sets you apart from the ever-growing crowd competing for the dream job. You want it more than anything. I hope that it is. I hope that this is the one that changes everything for you, because I’ve been there. I’ve done what you’re doing, and I know that it’s hard. I know that you didn’t want to get up before the sun and boot up Maya, and I know that you would rather be sleeping instead. Or, it’s way past when you should have gone to bed, but this is the only time you have to work. I can’t even remember how many times I did that. Please don’t give up.

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