Friday, February 22, 2013

Inner Monologue

I've been acting in some capacity since I was nine and took my first acting class, yes, if anyone is keeping track, that means I've been at it for about 25 years, one of the first lessons you learn as a young actor and in the subsequent acting classes that follow is about the inner monologue.

Now, everynormal person has a constant chatter that runs through their head as their day progresses,the inner monologue, this narration colors how we react to the many siruations we encounter during our day, so, as an actor, I learned that it was important to always keep in mind what my character's iner monologues was, in order to ensure her reactions were realistic.

One of the greatest lessons I've learned as a result of all of this hula baloo is that a simple change in my inner monologue has been invaluable to me; Where there was a lot of "I can'ts" , "Why did this happens" and "Not fairs" There are now "Of course I cans" and a lot o f " There is no reason why you can't do this'"

I spend most of my time convincing myself that I am capacle of more than I think I am and I've found that altering my inner monologue has made a huge difference in my confidence level when I'm navigaring my world in my new body
What ways can you alter your inner monologue to improve your quality of life?

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