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Back to the Beginning

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Blogging is where I started... Back in 2009, I moved to Phoenix, Arizona. It was the closest "big city" I could get to. Recently separated, on a clear path to divorce, and with my 2 year old son and two cats in tow I made the leap. All I could think at the time was this was finally my chance. Finally my chance to have the life that I had always wanted. Free from the controlling aspects of my marriage, free from having to put any one else's needs first except myself and my son. I knew I wasn't ready for Los Angeles although I did consider it. I just knew I needed to get out of this small town and try, really try to make something more of myself. To follow the dreams that had been nagging and tugging at me my entire life. The Artist's life. I thought, "this is my big chance"...and I couldn't have been more wrong...more on that later. So I am back at the beginning. That 2 year old son is now 15 and so much has changed, especially me. Among the turmoil,

Episode 20 - Mini-Sode: Christina Kiepper

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  "Living the Dream Acting...it doesn't matter how old we are, it doesn't matter what we look like, it doesn't matter if we've been in the game a long time or we're just getting into it. None of that stuff needs to hold us back from pursuing, and going after, and successfully creating those dreams for ourselves."    Living the Dream during COVID-19: In this short catch up episode I talk about resources, some good news, defining the dream, and upcoming guests. Send in your questions! Links to get in touch -  www.LivingtheDreamActing.com Living the Dream Acting Facebook Group @Artist_Dreams on Twitter Christina on Facebook Christina's Website Resources: Office Ladies Podcast Oprah's Super Soul Sunday Podcast

Episode 19 - CLAIRE OBERMARCK

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  "This time displacement, this movement of time, and situation, and surrounding, creates the 'what if' and it's the 'what if' is the key to the hearing aspects of storytelling. You know when Einstein asked how to create clever children he told them "They must listen to stories." And then they said yeah but how do you make them really clever like you? And he said "tell them to listen to more stories." Because its the 'what if'. You've got to have the eureka. The 'what if' moment comes from the unknown and the new possibility. So you only get that through being told things that you haven't perceived before, that you've got no awareness of."

Episode 18 - SCOTT COOPWOOD

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  "And that's like this time period that we're going through. What we're losing, hopefully the perspective that we're gaining, and the humanity and the empathy that we're gaining for people that are in more dyer straights than we are. That have less than we do. That maybe we come out of this understanding humanity a little bit better because we've been through something collective together."