Monday, 1 August 2011

I couldn't say it any better!

... this pretty much sums up a whole lot of what I have been trying to express in my blogs. So here is Thandie Newton's view on 'Embracing otherness, embracing myself'.

excerpt of the TED talk

... And that can happen with awareness, awareness of the reality of oneness and the projection of selfhood. For starter we can think about all the times when we do lose ourselves. It happens when I dance... I am earthed in my essence and ‘myself’ is suspended. In those moments I am connected to everything; the ground, the air, the sounds, the energy from the audience, all the senses are alert and alive. ...

... and I honestly believe the key to my success as an actor and my progress as a person has been the very lack of self  that used to make me feel so anxious and insecure...

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