Archive for 'Sophia’s Blog'

Lemons into Lemonade for Creatives

Been thinking this day about how those involved in a creative business (and often surrounded by a plethora of opinions), must find ways to turn apparent disadvantages or disappointments into revised opportunities. I’m convinced perspective changes, joyful determination, & a sense of humor makes it possible.  Make that lemonade tasty my friends! #ActorInsights #Overcoming #ChangePerspectives #CastingLemonade

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HAIR MODELING: COILS for Natural Nye Stylist, Tamesha Scott

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Styled by Tamesha Scott, Natural Nye Hair Specialist
If near Los Angeles, for APPT email: amyrical80@yahoo.com
Photographed by Foto Chad
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True confessions from a cry-baby as Day 1 of “27” wraps

Unexpected milestone reached today: LOTS & lots of crying for various camera angles in back to back takes while playing a photographer named “Malie” in the dramatic short, “27” directed by Olivia Zhang. It’s honestly an accomplishment for me. I’m a softie at heart (so tears DO come easily – especially when I’m watching a show or touched by an ...

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“Rejection” – when it’s just meant to be

Recently stumbled upon this journal entry from 9/4/12 which turned out to be foreshadowing:

“Sometimes we step away from the crazy and sometimes [we are fortunate to have] the crazy reject us.  The latter [sometimes] hurts our ego, but the end result (of being away from non-appreciative darkness) is what matters most.”

Carry on.  What’s healthy is ultimately for the best.

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Confessions of a recovering perfectionist…

“We humans keep brainstorming options and plans, but God’s purpose prevails.” (Proverbs 19:21)

I honestly think a good portion of “success” boils down to the grace of God, and I’m convinced that open doors and favor are necessary ingredients in this life.  Of course, hard work and determination are VITALLY important, but one can also train 4 long, hard years for the Olympics and trip in the final lap or a miss a dismount in the last exercise.  Human effort is ...

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