Executive Summary: Using Your Voice -- Like You Mean It

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow famously said, “The human voice is the organ of the soul.” In fact, the voice is our way of sharing our truths, and it’s an instrument distinctive to each of us.  Learning to embrace and maximize its unique qualities – regardless of how your own voice sounds to you – is critically important; voicing efficiently and developing resonance will make us sound more confident.

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The definition of bias is, “prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.” We all suffer from bias to some degree. We can’t get away from it because our old brain employed bias to keep us safe from threats. Today, those threats don’t exist, and so we have to practice utilizing our new-brain, the pre-frontal cortex, to overcome unsubstantiated biases.

Feb 28, Kirsten Gallagher

The definition of bias is, “prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.” We all suffer from bias to some degree. We can’t get away from it because our old brain employed bias to keep us safe from threats. Today, those threats don’t exist, and so we have to practice utilizing our new-brain, the pre-frontal cortex, to overcome unsubstantiated biases.

Kirsten Jones, Ushirika Johnson LPC, Julia Marrocco, Kathleen Hicks LCSW

The definition of bias is, “prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.” We all suffer from bias to some degree. We can’t get away from it because our old brain employed bias to keep us safe from threats. Today, those threats don’t exist, and so we have to practice utilizing our new-brain, the pre-frontal cortex, to overcome unsubstantiated biases.