Before the invention of equipment that could capture the sound of the speaking voice, people really had no way of telling how their voice sounded to others. When I first heard my voice, back in the ’70’s, I was horrified. What I could not understand […]
Vocal Abuse is the misuse of the voice which can lead (or already has led) to permanent damage to the vocal cords. Teachers, trainers, coaches, and politicians are the most likely candidates for vocal abuse. However, anyone who uses their voice heavily throughout the day […]
When you hear yourself on recording equipment, chances are good that you not only don’t recognize the sound, but that you also don’t appreciate, like, or admire what you hear. So allow me to make you feel even worse. What you hear on your answering […]
Join me in Mt Laurel, NJ (Exit 4 of the Jersey Turnpike), on November 1 & 2, and discover your ‘real’ voice. Nervous making presentations? This workshop is your answer. For more information visit my Workshops Page.
I hear from many people about their chronic hoarseness, a persistent sore throat, or even loss of voice by the end of the day. This is called vocal abuse and until you change how you produce voiced sound, you will not stop this abuse. A […]
I just listened to a couple of videos in which Elizabeth Holmes is speaking. People are referring to her fake voice. Actually, it isn’t fake – it is her voice, however, it is at the very bottom of her register and it lacks color, vitality, […]
I just heard Debbie Dingell, U.S. Representative for Michigan, speaking (or I should say yelling) about gun control on the floor of Congress and some comments were made on Twitter about her ‘passionate’ delivery. [When my husband, in another room of our home, heard the […]