A few important reminders for you!
1. Most women working on their breathy sweet spot are not quite breathy enough. That’s why we spent all that time being “overly breathy”, so you could condition yourself to embrace that part of your voice and not shy away from it. Still, we’re building new muscle memory here, after a long time of speaking in a very different way. So, please try to record yourself. And guage for yourself whether your sound is not breathy enough, too breathy or just right.
2. It helps to go back and forth: Too breathy…too creaky, then “just right” in the middle zone.
3. Remember the sweet spot is a range. It doesn’t have to sound EXACTLY the same every time, but it should sound similar.
The best way to get and KEEP your Sweet Spot is to keep exploring, experimenting and using it.
Continuing on the theme of “just right”, here’s some text you may enjoy practicing with! Please read 1 line at a time, taking a breath between lines and focusing on your sweet spot.
The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks.
She went for a walk in the forest.
Pretty soon, she became too tired and hungry to go on.
Just then, she came upon a house.
She knocked but no one answered, so she walked right in.
At the table in the kitchen, there were three bowls of porridge.
Goldilocks was starving and it smelled so good.
She tasted the porridge from the first bowl.
“Ouch! This porridge is too hot!” she exclaimed.
So, she tasted the porridge from the second bowl.
“This porridge is too cold,” she said
She tasted the last bowl of porridge.
“Ahhh, this porridge is just right,” she said happily
and she ate it all up.
After the porridge, Goldilocks became very sleepy.
So, she walked into the living room where she saw three chairs.
Goldilocks sat in the first chair to rest.
“This chair is too big!” she exclaimed.
“This chair is too small!” she laughed.
So she tried the last chair.
“Ahhh, this chair is just right,” she sighed.
But then the chair collapsed and broke into pieces.
Goldilocks went upstairs to the bedroom.
She lay down in the first bed, but it was too hard,
and it hurt her neck.
Then she lay in the second bed, but it was too soft.
Then she lay down in the third bed and it was just right.
Goldilocks drifted into a peaceful sleep.
As Goldilocks was sleeping, the three bears came home.
“Someone’s been eating my porridge,” growled the Papa bear.
“Someone’s been eating my porridge,” said the Mama bear.
“Someone’s been eating my porridge and they ate it all up!” cried the Baby bear.
The three bears walked into the living room.
“Someone’s been sitting in my chair,” growled the Papa bear.
“Someone’s been sitting in my chair,” said the Baby bear.
“Someone’s been sitting in my chair and they’ve broken it all to pieces,”
cried the Mama bear.
The three bears decided to look around some more and they walked into the bedroom.
Papa bear growled, “Someone’s been sleeping in my bed,”
“Someone’s been sleeping in my bed, too” said the Mama bear.
“Someone’s been sleeping in my bed and she’s still there!” exclaimed Baby bear.
Just then, Goldilocks woke up and saw the three bears.
She screamed, “Help!” and ran out of the room.
Goldilocks ran down the stairs, opened the door,
and ran away into the forest.
And she never returned to the home of the three bears.
Now have fun telling YOUR story…in the way that is “just right” for you!
Your next lesson is an important one…"See" you soon!