Effective action is a natural result of alignment. When your thinking, your emotions and your physical being are attuned to each other, it is clear if, how and when action wants to happen.
I believe we are all doing too much.
We definitely make too much effort in our bodies.
Being able to relase those efforts by learning how to relax chronically tense muscles, for instance, will open up a lot of resources for whatevery you want to invest them in:
clarity of thought
digestion and integration
finding the right words
Embodied Practices are one way to learn acting with more ease.