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Managing Holiday Stress

December 1, 2010

Holiday time without the added pressure of being a performer can be a trial all by itself; having to deal with the gift giving thing and family dynamics can put one over the edge for sure. We often look forward to going home for the holidays and have some idealized vision of what it will || Continue »

“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 »

Practicing Smart: Accelerated Learning

December 1, 2009

How do you spend your time and energy when you practice singing? Do you have a method of practicing that doesn’t take much time, but breaks the singing process into its individual components which helps you set up the entire structure both mentally and physically for singing? Do you start this process by first focusing || 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 »

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 »

Overwhelmed by What You Learned This Summer?

August 1, 2007

Christine felt like she was on overload as the summer program she had been attending was winding down. Her head was spinning from all of the new material she had learned there. She felt overwhelmed with it all and wasn’t quite sure if she could even begin to process it. Which part of what she || Continue »

Happy Holidays 2006

December 1, 2006

Kim was excited because after several years of trying to get into the inner circle of solo singers that were hired for holiday jobs, she started getting calls. Not only were there offers for several additional church jobs, but a couple of the smaller instrumental ensembles she had previously performed with were asking about her || Continue »

The Essence of Time

October 1, 2006

There are so many people out there telling us how to best control, invest, and spend our money, but one rarely hears about how to control, invest and spend our 24 hours each day; how to actually live on 24 hours a day. The supply of time is a miracle when you think about it. || Continue »

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