In the Buddhist teaching, Upajjhatthana Sutta, there are five remembrances for contemplation. The one I…
Tempers are short out here.
The fact is that the human condition leaves one to manage grief, sorrow, pain, and disappointment with as much frequency as the fun stuff. Add to that a societal environment which doesn’t acknowledge the humanity of some at all and you get some funky emotional soup. That soup is spilling out in our communications.
I am a big proponent of getting help for the overwhelm. Processing what you are feeling with a trained professional does help. Not surprisingly, I also believe in using your voice to release some excess — Some of you do as well. You are already putting on a favorite song when you are in certain moods. I am just encouraging a more deliberate approach.
Today, I’d like you to develop a soundtrack for your emotional health and sing it out as needed. I mean
My current mood, singing along with the Flobots.
Gina Razón is the Founder and CEO at GROW Voice LLC, a full-service verbal communication studio in Boston’s Back Bay. She has over two decades of experience as a teacher of voice and speech, is a communication and change facilitator, and is a voraciously curious voice user. Gina has worked professionally as a classical singer for over a decade and more recently as a professional public speaker. For more information on the studio or to book Gina visit www.growvoice.com.