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“Emotions” the Drug

June 1, 2010

  We say it in despair, in desperation, in denial and it even becomes a punch line, an excuse. Hey, I’m stuck in my emotions. It’s not what happens around us that determines what we feel. It is what we say to ourselves that does. Now, of course, I am talking about emotional feelings we || Continue »

Hitting the Brick Wall: Powerlessness – Anger – Frustration – Hopelessness

March 1, 2010

David Servan-Schreiber, French psychiatry professor and author said in an article in Ode magazine, “One of the most stressful things for an animal in captivity is to find itself in a new cage with a new group, where it must establish a new social position. Humans are not so different. We too struggle to establish || Continue »

Distractions – Distortions – Delete!

September 1, 2009

Ever think about why things are not happening in your world, relationships, career and life when others around you seem to be organizing and orchestrating their lives toward their goals? You too might have gone to all the workshops or summer programs and gotten the same information, gone home and thought about how to apply || Continue »

Take a Break and Relax – Your guide to taking a mental vacation

July 1, 2008

When was the last time you took a break from even thinking about singing or your career? Have you ever given yourself permission to take a mental vacation from singing? Even if you have to continue earning a living, you need a break or vacation from living this double life as bread earner and singer. || Continue »

From Stuck to Unstuck – Apr 2008

April 1, 2008

2008 is 25% over. Here we are facing the first part of April. Do you feel stuck where you are? How many of you feel like you are doing all the right things but are still coming up short when it comes to seeing much positive progress towards reaching your singing career goals? Does it || Continue »

The Full Measure of Your Potential! How To Be A Winner

February 1, 2008

Would your life be different if you were treated daily by others and yourself, as if you lived up to the full measure of your potential not only as a singer, but as a whole human? What would that look, feel and sound like to you? Our country has spent several decades “dumbing down” all || Continue »

It’s a NEW YEAR 2007! What Are You Grateful For?

January 1, 2008

Some days you just want to stay in bed hoping the world forgets you exist! It can happen especially at this time of year when the weather keeps us bundled up and indoors. Often the sky is overcast and it’s damp and gray, which can be another downer when it seems to happen day after || Continue »

Empowerment — Doing Power Differently

September 1, 2007

What is it to be empowered and once you have it, how does one use it to empower others? Empowerment is, simply put, using your energy to fuel actions and behavior that create healthy personal power. Every living thing is animated by energy; whether it’s a plant photosynthesizing the sun or humans interacting within a || Continue »

Truth and Consequences – To Be or Not To Be!

May 1, 2007

Shikira was a beautiful young woman. Everyone said so and it gave her a great sense of confidence. Not only was she beautiful, but she had an amazing natural voice. Opera was what she wanted and she was determined to make a career out of it. Everyone back home, her teachers and coaches knew she || Continue »

Stop Spinning Your Wheels – Start Setting Yourself in Motion!

January 1, 2006

I’ve noticed that so many singers today burn out before they even begin their careers. We lose some really great voices before they even begin because they simply give up. They get tired of trying to figure out how to get their foot in the door that will really take them to the next step || Continue »

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