Month: April 2020

The Importance of Storytelling

Every year, masses from around the globe flock to Jonesborough, TN, a small town that less than 6,000 people call home. They gather in Jonesborough for the National Storytelling Festival. In 1973, sixty or so people gathered on hay bales and wagons to share… Continue Reading “The Importance of Storytelling”

Finding Energy- Revving Up Your Motivation

Like everyone else, I’m still in quarantine. Initially, I had intended to use quarantine as an opportunity to dust the cobwebs off of a few long overdue projects. I started off strong, accomplishing tasks and throwing back victories like it was happy hour. As… Continue Reading “Finding Energy- Revving Up Your Motivation”

Auditioning- Things To Keep In Mind

I recently had someone reach out to me, saying that they enjoyed the blog (thank you!) and that they would like to hear more about what I have learned in regards to acting and the theater industry as a whole. I am still a… Continue Reading “Auditioning- Things To Keep In Mind”

Beauty Isn’t Hiding- We’re Just Not Looking

When I first arrived in New York, I was homesick and disheartened by the massive change- the lack of nature specifically. It was crowded and loud. As a student in a dorm room, the only alone time I had was in the shower which… Continue Reading “Beauty Isn’t Hiding- We’re Just Not Looking”

Going To War With Fear

I remember being overwhelmed on multiple fronts in the first few months of my college experience. The beginning of Freshman year was akin to a disorienting fever dream- adapting to college life, meeting new people, trying to avoid getting hit by a car every… Continue Reading “Going To War With Fear”

I Have To Be Productive… Right?

I’m back in Memphis now, doing my part and staying indoors. My classes for University have moved online and with that my routine has radically shifted. I’ve come to realize how much time I would normally spend transitioning. All that time commuting on the… Continue Reading “I Have To Be Productive… Right?”

‘Powerful’ Affirmations- A Collaboration Piece With reasonstolivefor.com

In my earlier posts on this blog, prior to shifting toward an arts focus, many of my posts revolved around empowerment, lifestyle, and individual responsibility. Empowerment- that is the main focus of reasonstolivefor.com and as such I was excited for the opportunity to do… Continue Reading “‘Powerful’ Affirmations- A Collaboration Piece With reasonstolivefor.com”