Marlena’s Your Voice Matters Blog

Voice Quotes

"Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask why me? Then a voice answers nothing personal, your name just happened to come up." - Charles M. Schultz "The human voice is the organ of the soul." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow "Trust that little voice in your head that says "wouldn't it be interesting … [Read more...]

Warm Up Tips For Great Voice Communication

We take our voice for granted and do not consider that it takes physical and mental effort when we speak. By warming up the speaking voice we also warm up the body and mind. Results are clarity, energy, focus,  mental stamina, and more confidence. Others then hear and view us as more competent … [Read more...]

6 Steps toward a Better Voice

1. Control Your Breathing Breath control is essential for healthy and effective speaking. Breathing from your diaphragm allows for you to: relax deliver emotional content improve the quality of your delivery. 2. Master Your Volume Volume should be at a reasonable level. If you … [Read more...]

Voice Health for Prosperity

Do speakers take their voices for granted? When I recently asked a group of professional speakers if they did specific things to care for their voice on a regular basis, 10 out of 80 responded that they did. Only 5 said they cared for their voice on a daily basis. Yet 75% of those polled said … [Read more...]

3 Keys to an Interesting Voice

Your Voice Can Be Music To Their Ears! The way we use the voice has the power to captivate or repel, communicate or bore, motivate or discourage. Investing time in developing a compelling and interesting voice will help keep your listeners totally engaged in your presentation and keep you … [Read more...]

Your Voice Image Specialist

Marlena Reigh - Your Voice Image Specialist You only have seconds to project a voice quality that has others deciding whether to listen to you, trust you, or do business with you. What kind of voice image do you project? Is your voice selling you short? How can you enhance your voice for … [Read more...]

Create a Better World For Your Children

Recently I was asked by a new mother for the one piece of advice that I felt would make a difference. Here is what I said. "Always let your child(en) know that because they are here on the planet, this will be a better world. The only voice coaching here is to be genuine, see their greatness, say … [Read more...]

Is Your Voice Talking You Out of Losing Weight?

Memorial Day was hot and muggy and the party I was at had all the fixings of a picnic. I observed the complaints the people had about how they were on diets or working on getting healthier (and I heard those words come out of my mouth too). It seemed to be agreed upon that today was an … [Read more...]

You’re Hired!

Your Voice Matters: May 25, 2006 Published by Marlena Reigh © Radiant Publishing 2006 Welcome to our many subscribers who signed up through our web site or at an event where Marlena Reigh presented. IN THIS ISSUE Voice Thoughts from The Author Marlena Reigh You're … [Read more...]

Be A Networking Star

Your Voice Matters: April 26, 2006 Published by Marlena Reigh © Radiant Publishing 2006 Welcome to our many subscribers who signed up through our  web site or at an event where Marlena Reigh presented. IN THIS ISSUE Thoughts From The Author Marlena Reigh Be A … [Read more...]