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Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2015’

Breathing

Breathing From Your Centre

If someone were to ask you to take a breath, would you take a big inhalation of air through the nose? Would your shoulders rise? Would you feel the air at the top of the chest? That’s an indication of breathing with your secondary respiratory muscles. Also note that many people breathe prematurely, using the neck and shoulder muscles before …

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Talk

Breathing Exercises for Your Voice

A healthy, moving, natural voice is supported by breath. Without a breath not much sound will come out. There are three primary muscles of respiration to be aware of; the abdomen, the diaphragm and the intercostals. These breathing exercises for your voice will get you connected with them. 1. The intercostal muscles are muscle bands that surround and span between …

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How to Negotiate

If you’re about to ask your boss for a raise, take part in a bidding war for a house, or work through the terms of a contract;  you are heading into a negotiation. It you take the time to learn how to negotiate, you’ll gain a very useful communication skill. In short a negotiation is a method by which people …

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Breathing and Fear of Public Speaking

It’s very common to experience fear of public speaking. But imagine it as a temporary, manageable, treatable illness. It’s important to understand that fear of public speaking manifests itself in the body as much as it does in the mind. Therefore to combat the fear, it’s important to know about breathing and fear of public speaking. When we experience fear …

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