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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 […]

It’s okay to rest

So there’s this thing that sometimes happen to us creative, driven people… It goes something like this: Step one: We dream up a big project. Step two: We put our plan into action. We pour our time, energy, money, love, sweat, blood, and tears into it. We work on it for months, if not years. […]

Creation Through Allowing

This past weekend I shot How Your Voice Works, my new online class about the anatomy and function of the human voice. When it was done and we’d wrapped the shoot, I was in shock. See, How Your Voice Works has been a very surprising project for me. It’s without a doubt the biggest thing […]