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Articulate: Pressure

Does this sound familiar? You start a sentence with plenty of volume and presence only to lose momentum, volume, and pitch by the end. This is an indication of inconsistent air flow. If you also end up feeling more percussive…

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Acquire: Keep it Moving

This week, I attended a panel discussion. I noticed that the speakers were actively breathing for speech -- amazing. Then I noticed something else, a pattern. Inhale, speak, hold, inhale, hold, speak. For the cheap seats in the back by…

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Articulate: Friction

I love fricatives. Those sounds that make the air contort itself to evade a barrier. These can be created by the tongue hovering near teeth, teeth against lip, or a change in the shape of the cavity itself. I love…

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Acquire: Presence

Presence is a funny concept. Most of us think we know what it means. All of us hope we have it. Dictionary.com defines it as the ability to project a sense of ease, poise, or self-assurance, especially the quality or…

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Disrupt: Touch me, maybe.

Yesterday, I asked that you observe your behaviors and thoughts around touch. Today, I want you to shake things up a bit. So this is where we talk about consent and how it isn't personal. What I mean is, we…

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Observe: Touch

Breath is so interesting. It is not only the fuel for our existence but it is also highly responsive to it. Let's take touch, for example. Here in the U.S. we seem to have lost any understanding of how to…

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