The Power of Morning Pages | Workshop Guru

The Power of Morning Pages | Workshop Guru

This week on Guru Tips For Actors, I wanted to share part of a journey I’m going on with a group of friends called The Artist’s Way.

And from this I want to share an exercise that I love, that I think will really help you as well: Morning Pages. Have you ever had way too many thoughts in your head, or even a fogginess when you first wake up? I want to help you clear that fog and get focused first thing in the morning, so you can begin your day as productive and energized as possible.

Okay so, what exactly ARE morning pages? Morning pages are a few minutes in the morning of uninterrupted consciousness, that gets all those thoughts you have stirring around, out of your mind, so you can spend your energy focusing on more important tasks. There isn’t a right or a wrong way to do this, so don’t worry about what you write down. Doing the pages is all that matters. You might even discover some new things about yourself along the way.

This is from the book The Artist’s Way. I’m doing it, my friends are doing it, and you should too! Get Julia Cameron’s book on Amazon here.

Now I want to hear from you. Is there something you’ve learned through doing these morning pages? Or perhaps a creative goal you’ve accomplished? Are you willing to try them? Leave a comment below (plus each comment is an entry to win an exclusive Workshop Guru tote bag!)

Now get writing!

xo,

Ajarae Coleman | Workshop Guru

 

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Ajarae is an actress and entrepreneur living in Los Angeles. She founded Workshop Guru in 2012, which expanded into Acting Resource Guru in 2017, to help actors save time and money on classes and workshops, and give them a powerful voice by publishing anonymous actor reviews of acting schools, casting directors, talent agencies and management companies. You can see Ajarae on shows like ABC’s SCANDAL, REVENGE, PRIVATE PRACTICE, and THE CATCH, CBS’s THE McCARTHYS, 2 BROKE GIRLS, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, NBC’s DAYS OF OUR LIVES, TNT’s PERCEPTION, I'M SORRY on TruTV, and more. She raised over $17,000 and co-created an action comedy television show called SMACK Unit, currently has national commercials running, and has cultivated rewarding relationships with her agents and manager.

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