Upspeak

How to Sound Like Morgan Freeman–In 4 Steps

“I learned in school that most people speak in a higher register than normal because of tension. So the trick is to relieve the tension.” –Morgan Freeman He’s right, you know. Most people use a much higher and tinnier sound than they were designed to do. It’s because we hold a great deal of physiological tension in our throats. It …

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How to Stop UpSpeak

Upspeak or uptalk (2 terms for the same thing) are getting lot’s of press lately. Some people are being “criticized” for using it. Some people seem to be feeling discriminated against for being criticized for using upspeak. Either way, if you want to be perceived as a confident, believable person, you’ll want to learn how to stop upspeak. It’s pretty easy, just …

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Hate the Sound of Your Voice? Here’s How to Make it Gorgeous!

Do you cringe when you hear your voice on a recording? Do you avoid listening to it at all costs? What does your voice sound like? Is it squeaky and thin? Have you ever said, “I hate my voice?” If you’ve practiced using abdominal breathing for a few days go ahead and try using abdominal breathing for speech. I always …

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