Thrive Global — Fresh off the Boat’s Chelsey Crisp Gets Real About Why Validation Is Overrated

Thrive Global — Fresh off the Boat’s Chelsey Crisp Gets Real About Why Validation Is Overrated

Thrive Global — Fresh off the Boat’s Chelsey Crisp Gets Real About Why Validation Is Overrated 1332 944 Chase Jennings

The actress shares what her career has taught her about embracing mistakes and rejection.

When you have the opportunity to ask some of the most interesting people in the world about their lives, sometimes the most fascinating answers come from the simplest questions. The Thrive Questionnaire is an ongoing series that gives an intimate look inside the lives of some of the world’s most successful people.

Comedian Chelsey Crisp wants us to stop taking rejection so seriously. As someone who got her start doing improv on stage, the Fresh off the Boat star knows a thing or two about slip-ups. However, after many failed auditions and a recent entrance into the unpredictable world of motherhood, Crisp has a new outlook on imperfections: Embrace them. “Having a background in improv, I found that mistakes are usually where the magic happens,” she tells Thrive. Crisp has stopped searching for validation, and now dedicates her energy to being grateful for the things she can control, a practice she hopes to pass on to her son one day.

In her Thrive Questionnaire, Crisp shares how motherhood has reconnected her with her optimism – and disconnected her from her phone screen.

Read the full article on ThriveGlobal.com here.