Stress is a word we throw around rather loosely in our everyday lives. We use it to describe those moments when we’re busy, overwhelmed, dealing with a new situation or just simply dealing with day to day life. But, what does it truly mean to be stressed? Life is full of [...]
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Performance anxiety has been described as fear about one's ability to perform a specific task, usually in front of a group for people. Sarah Marshall describes performance anxiety as those random intrusive thoughts that flood our brain prior to and during a performance. Sarah is a singing teacher, examiner and [...]
Dann Mitton is a classical bass singer, voice teacher and voice researcher and for many of us, we know Dann as founder and one of the moderators for the Facebook group, The New Forum for Professional Voice Teachers, where he inspires conversations, arouses our curiosity, and creates a safe space [...]
Are you the CEO of your life? The chief executive officer (CEO) is the top position in any organisation and they are ultimately responsible for its success or failure. This needs to be you in your life. Most people want to improve their lives but don’t know where to start, [...]
Over the past many, many months, we have been inundated with news, views, perceptions, misconceptions and conspiracy theories around COVID -19. To be honest, I am just as tired of it as most of you are. Much of what we read is based on hearsay and what the media wants [...]
Duncan Rock is a nutritionist who specialises in promoting good health for performing artists, a registered exercise professional, a member of the Royal Society for Public Health and a professional baritone who has been touring internationally with numerous opera companies for many years. After a life changing event, Duncan decided [...]
At present, not only are we in the midst of a global pandemic, but we are also in the midst of a mental health crisis and a social revolution that is affecting everyone globally, including those in our singing voice studios, the music industry and beyond. As a voice community [...]
At present, not only are we in the midst of a global pandemic, but we are also in the midst of a mental health crisis that is affecting people of all ages, including children from all around the world. The RUOK organisation, is a non for profit harm prevention organisation [...]
Right now our society is experiencing an epidemic of mental fatigue because there are so many people who are worrying about their families, their jobs, their livelihoods while having to take care of their children and some are having to take care of aging parents also. The pandemic has caused [...]
Episode #25 – Julie-Anne Whitfield – RUOK? Creating a Safe Space Around Connection & Caring in the Workplacemarisalee2021-08-22T23:56:44+00:00
Every day in Australia, nine people end their lives by suicide and this is more than double the national road toll. For every one person who dies, there are 39 attempted suicides. What is even more frightening about these figures is that they are pre COVID -19 statistics and these [...]