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She Was Nice, So I Didn’t Say Anything
Confidence Coaching
Our conditioning to be nice is deep. I'm a confidence coach for women. This is exactly what I help women...
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A Ledge with a View: Finding My Life Persona
Confidence Coaching
As I write this, I am 52. So many things changed once I passed 50. And I’m not just talking...
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Coming Back From Imposter Syndrome
FEMALE LEAD-SINGER
My musical journey began around age six. That’s the year I had my first solo performance. It was on the...
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No, You’re Not Too Old to Learn to Sing
MATURE HOBBYISTS
Some old wives’ tales never go away. One such tale is the idea that we grow older to a point...
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How to Communicate: For People and Artists
Confidence and Performance Coaching Life as a Creative
People tend to believe that good communication is about knowing what you want to say. And that is certainly an...
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The Curse of Low Expectations.
Confidence and Performance Coaching Singing-Related
Unless you live alone in a cave, the quality of your life depends in large part on your relationship skills...
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Life Comes With You, So Bring Your Journey Mentality
Confidence and Performance Coaching Life as a Creative
The pursuit of a long-term dream takes work and persistence, and a whole lot of keeping your eye on the...
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Who Are You? How to help your inner artist thrive.
Life as a Creative Singing-Related
Wanting to create things to share with the world can seem stressful for many creatives. They spend a lot of...
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Obstacles to Confident Performances, Part 3: Social Chameleon
Confidence and Performance Coaching Life as a Creative
After performance anxiety and imposter syndrome, the next top hurdle between many folks and their ability to perform confidently in...
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Obstacles to Confident Performances, Part 2: Imposter Syndrome
Confidence and Performance Coaching Life as a Creative
My last post was the first in a three-post series discussing three common demons that get in the way between...
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Obstacles to Confident Performances, Part 1: Performance Anxiety.
Confidence and Performance Coaching Life as a Creative
This post is the first in a three-post series, covering the most prevalent culprits that stand between people and their...
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Stop Playing Their Game: Our Journey to Nomad Life
Confidence and Performance Coaching Life as a Creative
For a while now, there’s been a growing financial divide in the United States. On one side of this abyss...
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Are You a Box-Hopper, Too? My Confidence Coaching Perspective.
Confidence and Performance Coaching Life as a Creative
I’ve always lingered between worlds. I have a Master of Music but an aversion to music academia. I eat a...
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The Importance of Gear
Gen Music Singing-Related
When I was a new aspiring singer, I was completely clueless about gear. I started a band with other musicians...
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7 Questions for the Creatively Blocked
Gen Music Life as a Creative
(Originally posted July of 2013) Are you feeling stuck and unexcited in a creative area or project that used to...
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Singing: A Journey, Not A Destination
Gen Music Singing-Related
(Originally posted in April of 2016) "How long does it take to get through the book?" an adult student of mine...
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Why All Singers Should Learn Music Theory
Gen Music Singing-Related
Music Theory is not a sexy topic. And I know it’s not as fun as cranking up YouTube and singing...
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Singing with your Diaphragm – What Does That mean?
Singing-Related
What they say..."Sing with your Diaphragm." If you've been in any kind of group singing environment, you've probably been given this...
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The Hidden Signs of Performance Anxiety
Confidence and Performance Coaching Singing-Related
Everyone experiences performance anxiety to some degree. We know it as it's happening. You're about to go on stage and...
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Your Natural EQ and the Transition Between Head and Chest Voices
Singing-Related
If any of you have ever worked with mixing boards or PA systems, you know that by tweaking the EQ,...
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