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The Path to Deepest Meaning

Your Voice as Your Instrument

(from Talk It Out: Mastering Critical Discourse)

Photo by Emmanuel Ikwuegbu on Unsplash

Consider and compare these messages. Speak each aloud to hear the difference:

Angela says to her spouse, “I’m fine. I totally agree.”

  • In an even tone at average volume.
  • In a raised tone with a squeaky, high-pitched tone. Stress the word…



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Christy A. Schmidt

Christy A. Schmidt


Author, photographer, professor, attorney, life coach, yoga enthusiast. Insomniac. See more at: www.christyaschmidt.com or www.caschmidtphotography.com.