Voicetrainer Blog


How to Start Your Day with a Positive Mindset

Posted on May 21, 2012
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpdHx0fxQ_8&w=560&h=315]Dr. Susan Miller reviews several exercises to ensure you start each day confidently, positively and powerfully. This video will help viewers set daily priorities to... read more

Learn to Use Powerful Body Language

Posted on June 15, 2012
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZN5h1c8fVo&w=560&h=315]Experts say that body language overrides a speaker's voice and message in making a first impression. The body language you use when listening to others... read more

More Than Your Food Can Fry

Posted on February 12, 2013
More than just your food can fry; your voice can fry too.  Vocal fry occurs when the voice gets groggy and raspy at the end... read more

Voicetrainer's Video-Coaching Kick-off!

Posted on July 7, 2013
  I have created an online video-coaching module so that speakers can obtain assistance quickly. Whether you have a critical presentation, interview, or any other speaking... read more

Our Very Own Vice Chair

Posted on July 17, 2013
The VA Board of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology is hosting their quarterly meeting TODAY Thursday, July 18 in Richmond, VA.  This is the licensing, regulatory,... read more

Help for "Quiet" Speakers

Posted on August 16, 2013
I’m sure that all of you have taken a personality profile at some time in your life,  and you weren’t surprised that you were classified... read more

Could Your Voice Last for 21 Hours Straight?

Posted on September 30, 2013
This past week Senator Ted Cruz (TX) spoke for 21 hours and 19 minutes straight (http://goo.gl/YCEa0d).   Could your voice accomplish this same feat?   The voice is... read more

Adolescent Voice

Posted on October 15, 2013
There has been a run on adolescent voice referrals lately.   I attribute this to the onset of the school year, increasing demands on voice function... read more

DC Voice Festival

Posted on October 28, 2013
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is hosting American Voices http://goo.gl/KbO5ZL, a vocal performance festival in November.   There are an assortment of... read more

Do you need one more reason to stay healthy?

Posted on November 7, 2013
We have all heard that voters prefer more attractive politicians. Well, Andrew Edward White and Douglas Kenrick write in the Journal of Psychological Science, which... read more

You and the WWE

Posted on January 7, 2014
  What do you and the WWE have in common?  Well, perhaps more than you think.  It is possible that you all have trouble with projecting... read more

Are you a low talker?

Posted on February 24, 2014
I recently coached a group of professional women on presenting themselves powerfully and authentically.  Several of the women had very effective messages but spoke at... read more

Peaceful Easy Feeling

Posted on July 31, 2014
  I am sharing a blog from a dear colleague, Diane Ingram, who is a life coach in New York. This is a lofty and achievable... read more
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