Anthony Meindl

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    Why You Need To Let Go of Control As An Actor

    Control creates a significant amount of pain and suffering because nothing is inherently controllable in our existence. So when we clamp down on life, our controlling nature just creates more stress or constriction or resistance.

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    Why You Need To Enjoy Your Development as an Actor

    As we progress on our journey in life, we evolve from one phase into another. Sometimes, that requires shedding old parts of ourselves in order to step into our new self. When we move from one phase in life to another, we’re shedding the surplus stuff to grow into ...

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    Take a Chance and You Could Achieve Your Dreams!

    You don’t get what you wish for in life—you get what you believe. And you don’t get what you believe in life if you don’t commit to taking action.

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    Attack Your Fears! Don’t Let Them Attack You!

    No matter how successful we’ve become or how long we’ve been at this game, we constantly have to overcome our fears to reach new heights of growth and discovery.

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    Why Do You Want To Be An Actor?

    Acting teacher Anthony Meindl shares why actors need to reflect on the real reason why they got into this business.

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    The Ups and Downs of Working in Hollywood

    Hollywood is a fickle industry. However, actors must remain the opposite – grounded and focused on your course. Your work is to create, not fret over the outcomes, as outcomes in this town rapidly change.

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    You Need To Decide To Succeed

    We often find living our creative lives and accomplishing our goals to be a haphazard experience. This is partly due to our mind’s thousands of thoughts telling us we can’t have what we truly desire.

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    How To Clear Your Head As An Actor

    If you want peace, equanimity, clarity, and access to wide-open spaces in your mind, you have to cut through the clutter, the white noise, and the mental static and step into the empty space that actually originates thought.

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    Why You Need To Pay Attention To Your Heart as an Actor

    Just like training your pet snake to do something – besides eat rats and constrict – it's difficult to make changes that are permanent in our own physiological system, if we don’t know how it works.

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    How To Conquer The Stress Of The Audition Room

    Living a more creative, abundant, fully expressed and joyful life benefits from following the major tenets of a spiritual and meditative practice.