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Today we are talking about how to open a new path if you’re feeling stuck where you are, whether at work or in any other situation.
Our guest is Fernanda Kelly, actress, entrepreneur and TV and radio host. While her career in media has been successful, Fernanda’s childhood dream was always to be an actress. Today, she opens up about what it took for her to grapple with that dream not coming true in the way she hoped, and how she used her Buddhist practice to deepen her faith in herself and become a person of action.
0:57 How and why Fernanda starting chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo
3:13 The first benefits she saw from her practice
6:39 The internal shift she began to experience naturally
10:24 Where her dream of acting was born
12:29 How she dealt with the struggle of achieving this dream
18:36 What steps she took to open a new path for herself
21:45 What winning means
23:54 Her favorite Buddhist concept
25:20 What she’s working on now
27:00 Her “why”
28:49 Advice for anyone who might be feeling stuck right now
29:53 How having a sense of purpose helps us unlock our Buddhability
- Discussions on Youth, p. 10