energy

You are an energy worker

I have this theory about us performer/presenter/storyteller/speech-giver types. We are all energy workers. I know you may not practice reiki or healing light therapy, but I still believe you are a crafter and shaper of energy. In fact, I think all humans are. Think about it… if you smile at a stranger, you have the […]

Let’s talk about Hillary’s voice

Let’s talk about Hillary’s voice. We’ve heard individuals and the media alike commenting negatively on it. People call her shrill. People call her strident. They say they they can’t handle her shouting. As a voice coach, I’ll be the first to admit that Hillary is employing some less than ideal tactics at times for placing […]

Ease up on that emotional pressure

Last week on the blog, I introduced an idea I call “actor voice.” Actor voice is when a performer or speaker doesn’t sound authentic because they are stuck in a vocal pattern. I named a handful of different vocal patterns that are possible to get stuck in, and today I want to elaborate further on […]