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Tuning In To Your Needs

by Sara Thomas


A talented young singer entering her final semester of her undergraduate work told me recently about her rather unexpected journey. She had attended a performing arts high school and was then accepted into one of the countryís top university vocal programs. Her years of study had been intense. Then, suddenly she was forced to take an unexpected break when she suffered a stroke. She took a leave for a semester and now, with that period behind her, she talked of the time off with a smile and obvious glow. The break was critical, she said, and was both physically and emotionally healing. Her body forced her to take notice of what it needed. She listened and was enjoying the rewards.

In a profession where you essentially act as your own boss, learning to evaluate your needs and what is best for you is not only important but critical. The college years are often a singerís first experience discovering how to do that. Itís a time of coming of age and finding yourself and, often, it is yo...

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