“[It was] the same way when I walked on the campus at Yale. I thought everybody would find out, and they’d take the Oscar back. They’d come to my house, knocking on the door, ‘Excuse me, we meant to give that to someone else. That was going to Meryl Streep.'”
Academy award winning actor Kate Winslet says fame doesn’t give you confidence.
“Sometimes I wake up in the morning before going off to a shoot, and I think, I can’t do this. I’m a fraud,” she told author Susan Pinker. Chuck Lorre, writer and creator of hits such as Two and Half Men and The Big Bang Theory told National Public Radio that he needs to “go and hide”.
“When you go and watch a rehearsal of something you’ve written and it stinks, the natural feeling is ‘I stink.’ I’m a fraud. I need to go and hide,'” he said. Renée Zellweger says luck has played a starring role in her success and that at times she used to wake up at night and think, “Oh, damn! Here we go again! What were they thinking? They gave me this role; don’t they know I’m faking it?”
Meryl Streep, the most Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actor in history told Ken Burns in an interview, “You think, ‘Why would anyone want to see me again in a movie? And I don’t know how to act anyway, so why am I doing this?”
The same thing happens with healers of all kinds.
Life coaches, yoga teachers, Reiki healers, therapists, massage practitioners, you name it, this condition affects ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE.
I know, because I am one of them!
In the course of my life so far, I have trained as a hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner, kinesiologist, Reiki healer, Pranic healer, Angel Channeller, journalist, television presenter, dancer, screen-writer, biographer, comedy writer, public speaker, opera singer, meditation teacher, yoga teacher, tarot reader, life coach, and probably a few other things.
I have a WALL of diplomas!
I have testimonials and rave reviews from satisfied clients and readers all over the world, including ones from Kate Moss, Johnny Depp, Pat Mc Cabe, JP Donleavy, Marian Keyes and Lynn Barber.
And yet, it has only been in the past year that I have become confident about promoting myself!