How we do anything is how we do everything. Mind-set is where it all starts and ends. Our ideas about worth and being deserving are critical…not just for the part we want to play in the show…but the part we play in the world. We look at how to work with fear and still reach your goals, how to jump over or dig under creative blocks, and to honor yourself as the unique and creative communicative person you are.
Cultivate your deep-listening. Let your soul have a voice. Meet yourself where you are in that moment with no judgment or expectation and give yourself the gift of that specific song. The music is choosing you for a reason.
Your vocal backstory is coloring how you use your voice today. Here are 9 questions to help you discover what habits are working for you and what beliefs need to be released.
Today, I am giving you a go-to tool for better performing. It is not very sexy and it is not a quick fix… but it does work!
What’s good in your life? Let’s capture it and use it to support you in times of creative trial…
At my last performance class, I gave each of my singers a new journal and a piece of paper full of words. I invited them to join me in a practice that I am beginning in the new year. I would like to share it with you as well…
But if we can, in those tender moments, remind ourselves of the bigger picture, our greater strength and the inner vision we serve… and moment by moment, inch by inch, give ourselves permission to change our physical state, take the time to fake it ‘til we make it… and through those breaths of courage, science supports and data proves that we will find ourselves stronger, more confident, and presenting better.
We blame them on the moon, food, past lives, the devil, God, our childhood, our family, relationships, circumstances…but one thing is for sure… emotions happen… are you ready?
If you are a giver and feeling a bit unbalanced in life and in your vocal production, try the idea of letting your sound feed and nurture you first – giving from this place may help you take the first steps to returning to healthy giving and healthy singing.
Who is important to you? What do you hold valuable? What would you put in your safe deposit box? Last weekend, I traveled to Oregon to handle some details involving my mom’s estate. Mom passed awayaaa