Michelle Barton, Producer & Actor on PlayGrounding

How Play Helps Us Show Up (Even When We Don’t Feel Like It)

Have you ever had a moment when you just needed to “show up” but couldn’t feel any less like being there? Many of us have, whether it be obligations to our jobs, families or friends. But oftentimes, “putting on a happy face” can be the least constructive approach. In this episode, actress and producer Michelle Barton shares tips from the acting world about how we can find authenticity and power in those difficult moments through play.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

    • How to connect with what it is you need to show up for, even when you don’t feel like it
    • That we’re not prisoners to our patterns of thinking
    • How play creates a “bridge” from one mind-set to another, allowing us to be truly present for the other people in our lives, regardless of our circumstances
    • How knowing ourselves more intimately helps us to live a life of freedom from the tyranny of negative thoughts

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