Talking Tips VIDEO: Belly Breathing

Breathing has a remarkable impact upon your body’s chemistry, your health, and your state of mind. Breathing differently can help you relax, focus, and speak well. What’s more – speaking
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BBC Radio 2 Interview on Simon Mayo Drivetime

On Uptalk, the High Rising Terminal, and the Australian Questioning Intonation

The Daily Mail published an article that claimed that if you want a promotion, “don’t speak like an AUSSIE” Well, being an Aussie myself, I’m not sure I’d quite put
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Talking Tips Video: What do I do with my hands?

Here’s the first in a series of videos to help you speak more clearly, give better presentations, and improve your self-confidence. This video focuses on body language while presenting. I
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Speak for Yourself – sample chapter!

If you’re interested in reading ‘Speak for Yourself’ but aren’t yet sure, why not read a sample chapter that the publisher has put together. If the embedded file isn’t working,
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The venn diagram theory on happiness

We are highly social creatures. Rather than material possessions or personal achievements, most of our happiness comes from the moments we share with people. This is nothing new, but some
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Positive affirmations are bad for you?

New research from the University of Waterloo suggests that positive affirmations may actually be doing more harm than good.   “I am bountiful, I am beautiful, I am bliss; I
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Public speaking: 10 tips to handle your nerves

We all get nervous about public speaking. As the moment approaches, our stomach bubbles and fills us with dread. Terrifying thoughts flit through our mind “What if I forget everything?”;
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