Kat Foster (JEAN CLAUDE VAN JOHNSON, WEEDS, TIL DEATH) interviews actors about how they use acting in their real, everyday lives – how they deal with fear, go with the flow and follow their instincts. She knows that these conversations will be both useful and inspiring for all listeners – actors and non-actors! Mostly, Kat's into exploring authenticity. In fact, out of respect for authenticity, she'd like to tell you that she wrote this blurb, but made it sound like she didn't, because that’ ...
On Formlessness, The Mystery Of Existence, and The Vast Expanse Of Consciousness That Is Us.
On the beauty of aging, setting goals, and finding gratitudes. Also, a real conversation about what has and has not changed over this past year during the Black Lives Matter Movement.
On becoming ourselves, contending with our fear of fucking up, and learning to groove.
On navigating paralyzing anxiety under high pressure (AKA stage fright), the rewards of acceptance, and where ideas come from.
On creating, donating, and feeling great.
On moving through loss, the power of quitting, and the journey of becoming a parent.
On surviving, thriving, and honing your superpowers (gratitude, passion, and being of service).
On (almost) effortless creating, shadow projection, the (sometimes) razor thin line between story and truth, and the meaning of bravery.
On universal human needs, morphic resonance, and the true benefit of self-care.
On pain management, shifting beliefs, and prioritizing fun.
On touching the void, achieving intimate connectivity, and the controversial phrase, ‘meant to be.’
On ‘better than worse than’ thinking, the meaning of social media, and the energetics of money.
On self worth, hitting walls, feeling more, and caring less.
On Parenting, Otherness, Racism, and Connection.
On navigating fear when the stakes are high, preparing for the future while living in the present, and learning from our insecurities.
On observing your shortcomings, eating like a kid, and the experience of being a Black woman in rural South Carolina.
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On loving yourself, being a beautiful speck, and how to do less shitty things.
On the excitement of feeling decimated, finding gratitude for the shittiness, and going deeper when you think you’re gonna die.
On transformation, truth, and attaining enlightenment on the way to the airport.
On the hows and whys of remaining inspired, really knowing what you want, and nurturing mystery.
On Samurai ethos, what to say to the guy at the airport, and the value of getting your ass kicked.
On aging, agelessness, and swimming deeper when you’re sinking.
On Mo, Clown, Sarah, Gina, and Monster.
Status, status, status and the myth thereof.
On Dharma, Neuroplasticity, and Mentor-Angels.
On the joy of quiet moments, being authentically you, and saying morning affirmations.
On neurodiversity, interestingness, coolness and luck.
On showing up imperfectly and distinguishing problems from discomfort and confidence from self-worth.
On diving off the high dive, filling the pool yourself, and getting that ‘this is it.’
On how to learn from the seasons, how to have a boyfriend even when you’re single, and how the top of one hill is the bottom of another.
On pursuing excellence, bringing in the boat, and harnessing an unrivaled sense of power.
On the simple rules of social media posting, finding ease in life, and Hara Hara Hara.
On working with our fear of failure, reaching our life goal, and facing our inner Jason Vaughn.
On the value of extreme moderation, "how to show up for things that may want to happen", and the only time it’s great to not have enough time.
On making self-criticism work for you, living life with stakes, and who to look out for at the boxing gym.
On awareness, acceptance, action, being inherently interesting, and finding bravery in your work.
On not getting too excited, the glass-half-empty (or full) of it all, and keeping the worry alive.
On the value of storytelling, the importance of consistency, and how it’s all a mental game.
On leaning into discontent, finding freedom at Starbucks, Kobe Bryant Moments, and much, much more!
On the privilege of emptiness, the guiding light of jealousy, and seeing misbehavior as an opportunity.
On demystifying sorcery, resumé tricks, and why not getting a job isn’t the same as being rejected.
On smacking, vibrating, shamanic journeying, letting go of fear, and much, much more!
On outsourcing our belief in ourselves, the one disadvantage of “dreaming” big, the surprising benefit of LA traffic, and much, much more!
Kat Foster (JEAN CLAUDE VAN JOHNSON, WEEDS, TIL DEATH) interviews fellow actors about how they use all the stuff they’ve learned from acting, in their real, everyday lives – stuff like how to deal with fear, how to go with the flow, and how to follow instincts. She thinks that talking about that stuff will be not only useful, but also maybe inspiri…