what to do when you are down

What To Do When You Are Down

by Paul Strikwerda in Articles, Career 37 Comments

girl on obstacle courseWe’ve all had them.

Days, weeks… months perhaps, during which very little seems to go our way.

Clients stop calling. Agents have gone AWOL. Lots of auditions and hardly any bookings.

You’re busy but unproductive. You try to stay positive but it feels fake. Something’s not right.

Meanwhile, colleagues are telling the world how well they’re doing:

“Just booked another spot for a national brand!”

“Signed a long-term narration deal with a successful author!”

“I’m recording my first big video game!”

Rub it in, folks. Rub it in!

I’m happy you’re happy but can you please shut up about it?

One part of you is hopeful, though. You tell yourself:

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