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Posts by Laura Stavinoha

  1. Creative Disintegration

    What drives us to create? Reflecting on her carefree creative expression as a child, struggles with self-consciousness, and industry pressures, Laura Stavinoha confronts the role her desire for validation had on her music and comes to understand why, ultimately, she creates.

  2. Positive Disintegration and the Pandemic

    We’re used to talking about theory of positive disintegration at an individual level, but what about at the level of a country? Laura Stavinoha looks at the pandemic as an instance of disintegration and explores what it will take to reintegrate an entire society at a higher level.

  3. Regulate Overexcitability to Empower Your Voice – Part II: The Mind

    Voice coach Laura Stavinoha explains how to keep your intense mind from running away with you while you speak, leaving your audience in its dust.

  4. Regulate Overexcitability to Empower Your Voice – Part I: Emotions

    Voice coach Laura Stavinoha shares some methods for keeping your emotions from subtly seeping out through your voice.

  5. How Overexcitabilities Manifest Through Your Voice

    Voice coach Laura Stavinoha can hear your overexcitability in your voice—and she can tell whether it’s empowering you or leaving you vulnerable.