The most useful thing about looking at your life as a story is that it gives you distance from your circumstances. What I’ve seen to be true is that people are often highly capable of offering fantastic advice to their friends but are unfortunately unable to come up with any of it for themselves.Read More
Here’s the setting for what my story looked like a few years ago:
I live in Manhattan. I’m 19 years old, working most days of the week at Junior’s Cheesecake in Times Square, struggling to make rent. I’m dreaming of being an actor, but I’m totally paralyzed. I have energy and fiery passion but no clue how or where to direct them, and I seem incapable of taking any meaningful action towards what I actually want in life.
Here’s how that all changed.Read More