We overthink and underperform in acting.
Reading and research are useful to a point.
But then it becomes escapism.
As a general rule if you believe your research is thorough, you’ve waited far too long.
One way out to to set incredibly short deadlines.
When you have 2 days instead of a week, your mind will focus only on the essential things.
It will cut the fat.
It’s not a switch of effort but a switch of perspective.
This makes all the difference.