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Episode_67: R.I.F. Reading is Fundamental to #VO Success

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Here’s a Link to the 23 Minute Guided Walking Meditation

What’s the Second Piece of Advice I Give to #VO Talent?

What He Said….

After showing up and positioning yourself for opportunity, the second piece of advice I give to #Voice Over Talent (Veteran and just starting out) is … read. Read everything you can get your hands on. Literally.

  • Ingredients
  • Even stuff you know nothing about (Especially stuff you know nothing about.)
  • Shampoo Bottles
  • Boxes
  • Food packages
  • Contracts
  • Labels
  • Home Cleaning Products
  • Magazines
  • Books
  • Web Content

Reading materials from all sources exposes you to new content. You never know what topic you may be asked to do a voice session for. The more you learn about, the more you can bring to the table as a voice talent.

Plus you’ll learn something new… which is cool

I Also Share My reading List

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Dr. Joe DisPenza

Blowing the Bloody Doors Off by Michael Caine

The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior by Robert O’Neill

R.I.F. Readng is Fundamental PSA

If you grew up in the 70s and 80s you probably remember the R.I.F. (Reading Is Fundamental) PSA’s. I guess they’re still producing them with the likes of Lady Gaga, etc. Whatever works….

Here’s a link to a PSA from 1980 with Ed Asner. I picked this one because I had the pleasure of taking a VO workshop with Ed and Pat Fraley several years ago.

Here’s the Link I mentioned to get your FIRST MONTH FREE LINK VO Athlete®

Here’s a Link to the 23 Minute Guided Walking Meditation


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The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!


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