How to define your voice.

W R I T T E N  B Y  Allison Mondel Think back to the last time you were about to start singing something. What was the first thought that came to your mind?I hope this comes out ok.Don't do it wrong.What will they think of my voice?Is there enough ________?Am I doing...

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A solution to transcend worry.

W R I T T E N  B Y  Allison Mondel I'm sitting in a room full of unopened packing boxes in my new home.It's been a time of rapid upheaval and change in my family's life. My back aches from lifting and my mind is cluttered (just like my new dining room).Yesterday I...

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What is your *real* voice lesson?

W R I T T E N  B Y  Allison Mondel Sometimes I joke that everything I have learned about life I learned from singing. But it's so true! It has been quite the journey, though. Sometimes it was pretty tricky, sticky, and ugly. But then also wildly illuminating,...

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How to believe in your ideas

W R I T T E N  B Y  Allison Mondel I know you may not talk about it, but I know you have A Thing that's been on your mind for a while. That quiet vision, that unspoken desire, that shimmering dream, that kernel of an idea, that sticky feeling that you really, truly,...

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Are you a Sacred Rebel?

W R I T T E N  B Y  Allison Mondel As a young girl, then a teenager (oy), then a young adult, I would never in one million years have considered myself a "rebel." I have excellent manners, listen to instructions, pay my bills on time, do my chores, and do all the...

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The wisdom of Rest

W R I T T E N  B Y  Allison Mondel I am taking some time away up on the coast of Maine with my family for two weeks.(Two weeks. It seems like two years!)It's such a vital reflection point, taking the space and time to remove yourself from the regular comings and...

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