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How To Speak Your Truth, Step 5: The Pause

speak your truth Jan 10, 2019

Okay we're back with the fifth step of the How To Speak Your Truth mini-course - in this one we're gonna talk about the Pause.

Up to this point, everything we've done (tuning into our Sensations, Thoughts, Emotions, and Desires) is about connecting to our internal world. It's about discovering our inner truth... what I like to call the Embodiment process.

The pause is so crucial, then, because it's the spacious gap where we reconnect with the external world. And...

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How to reduce muscle tension and release your voice 🗣✨(a FREE webinar!)

vocal health tips Jan 08, 2019

I've got some fun news: I'm going to be offering a FREE webinar this month! (Woot!!)

If you're not familiar with my story, I became a voice coach because I had issues with my own voice. To summarize it all briefly, I was over-singing and abusing my vocal cords during my final semester of college. I lost my voice for a period of time due to a vocal hemorrhage, acid reflux, and muscle tension dysphonia.

The muscle tension part was the real humdinger. Because even when my cords healed, I was...

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How To Speak Your Truth, Step 4: Desire

speak your truth Jan 03, 2019

Welcome to the the fourth step of the How To Speak Your Truth mini-course - in this one we're gonna talk about desire.

You can determine your desire by asking yourself the answer to the question: what do I want right now? But if you're like most other humans, chances are that you have trouble answering that question a lot of the time. (Um, hi me too ‍)

As humans we are designed to be tapped into, expressing, and pursuing our deepest desires. They point us in the direction...

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How To Speak Your Truth, Step 3: Emotions

speak your truth Dec 27, 2018

Hey friends, let's talk about our emotions. Do you allow yourself to experience your emotions freely? Do your stop yourself from having big feelings? Do you even know what your emotions are most of the time? 

Identifying your emotions is a super important process. Because emotions are sneaky - if you don't acknowledge them, they have a tendency to sabotage your ability to speak your truth. We've all done some version of saying "I hate you"...

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How To Speak Your Truth, Step 2: Thoughts

speak your truth Dec 20, 2018

It's time for the next video in the How To Speak Your Truth series! Last installment we learned about sensations, and in this second step you’ll learn how to identify the thoughts swimming around in your brain

Now, the thoughts we're looking for in this process are objective. So you're going to want to stay as fact-based as possible in this step. A useful prompt is: What circumstances do I think led me to feel these...

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How To Speak Your Truth, Step 1: Sensations

speak your truth Dec 13, 2018

Welcome to the beginning of the Speak Your Truth mini course. Today we're diving into step one of the framework: Sensations. 

Our body is the first place to start when we're trying to figure out: "What is my truth right now?" That's because every cell of our body has its own individual intelligence, and these cells are the source of our intuition and impulses. So when we start paying attention to all the cells and groups of cells in our body...

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How To Speak Your Truth: The Intro

speak your truth Dec 06, 2018

Welcome to the intro video to the How To Speak Your Truth mini-course! 

In this class, I'm sharing a seven-step process to identify how you're feeling, express it clearly, and experience more authentic communication with the people around you. This is something I've been playing with for quite a while, and I can't wait to see how it lands with you. 

Watch the Intro video here:

Are you excited? Do you have questions? Comment below and let me know - I'd love to...

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Essential Oils For Your Voice

vocal health tips Nov 15, 2018

Do you use essential oils? Do you know what they are?? (Hint hint: they’re plant extracts ).

I’ve been using them for about three years now. A friend reached out to me when I posted about the big psoriasis flare I was having (it was this post) and said “Hey lady, do you want to talk about essential oils? I think they could really help you!”And my first reaction was like:

“Um, I’m majorly sick right now. Why are you suggesting aromatherapy?!?”

Boy have...

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My Recs For Lozenges

vocal health tips Nov 07, 2018

Friendly service announcement from your local vocal health educator during this cold season in the northern hemisphere: Be careful with those menthol and eucalyptus lozenges! And especially the ones with benzocaine!

Even though it may feel better to be numbing your throat in the short term, in the long term you could do damage. In today’s vocal health video, I’ll share the cough drops I choose over the ones with numbing medication, and I’ll encourage you to follow...

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Use a Humidifier!

vocal health tips Oct 24, 2018

Should you use a humidifier for your voice?

I've got a really simple answer: YES!

The very best way to lubricate your vocal cords is through vapor. So in today’s vocal health video, learn why having a humidifier on, especially while you’re sleeping, is extremely beneficial for keeping your voice in tip top shape. 

Watch the Use A Humidifier video here: 

It’s that time of year! Go get thee a humidifier



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