Consistency: The Key to Habit-Formation and Speech Fluency

Formation of a habit is initially triggered by a goal. The more you are focused on a goal, the more quickly you will strive to form the habit.   Consistent repetition of the elements of the desired habit will expedite and re-enforce it.  Strong, consistent habits can overcome stuttering and convert stuttering into a blessing. I […]

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Relaxation Methods, Auto Suggestions and Self-Hypnosis To Combat Stuttering, Speech Anxieties and More

“Prathusha’s Pandora” – Auto Suggestions vs. Self-Hypnosis Self-Hypnosis (SH) and Auto Suggestion Treatments (ASTs) help to modify our behavior, emotions, habits and attitudes. They also help us to increase confidence and develop new skills. In fact, it is scientifically proven that these mind training techniques will mitigate stress and anxiety. One of our brilliant coaches, […]

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Stop Accepting Your Stutter and Start Improving

“Prathusha’s Pandora” – Is acceptance of stuttering bad? Absolutely not because accepting that you have a stutter takes a lot of courage. Then which aspect of acceptance is wrong? Accepting that stuttering is a way of life is WRONG. Am I confusing? okay, let me walk you through my understanding. STUTTERING IS NOT A WAY […]

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Using Auto Suggestion Treatments To Improve On More Than Just Your Speech

“Prathusha’s Pandora” – Your brain is built to reinforce and regulate your life. Your subconscious has something called “Homeostatic impulse” which regulates functions like heartbeat and breathing. This homeostatic impulse is very important in maintaining the balance in your physical system. Likewise it does have an important part to play in your mental system, as […]

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The Importance of “Mind Training” to Improve Your Speech and More…

“Prathusha’s Pandora” – The human brain is the most intricate organ of the human system. It produces our thoughts, actions, memories, feelings and experiences of the world. It grows with what you feed the most, if you feed the negativity it grows to become a negative mind but if you feed it with positivity then […]

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As a Coach I help Stutterers and, in turn, they help me

“Prathusha’s Pandora” – “What is your name?” they asked.  The girl quivered with fear, and anxiety was devouring her within. They thought that she forgot her own name because of the hesitation shown. Then she went on “Pa-Pa-Pa- Prathusha. Yes, That’s me!” Remembering the time when I was a PWS had always been a painful […]

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Defining FEAR of Speech and Beyond

“Prathusha’s Pandora” – “Can a man be brave if he is afraid? THAT IS THE ONLY TIME A MAN CAN BE BRAVE…..”                                                George R.R. Martin, American novelist Do you fear? Fear of heights, fear of death, fear of being alone, fear of stutter and other types of fear ….. Everyone in this world fears something. […]

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How Will I Ever Get Out Of This Labyrinth?

“Prathusha’s Pandora” She was wonder struck by the overwhelming revelation that the headlong race between the misfortune (PWS) and her dreams (PWSS) was at the moment reaching the finish line.  She also knew that “Every finish line is the beginning of a new race”, this time on a fluent road plausibly  J Yay!!  She had […]

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The Unspoken Words

“Prathusha’s Pandora” The unspoken words – She is not just a girl but a masterpiece. She doesn’t open up very often – one can see from the way she scurries away from people and creates a distance between herself and everyone around. She knows that she has better ideas and has so much to offer, […]

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Crutches – from just being a tool to evade stuttering to now becoming the way of speaking!

“Prathusha’s Pandora” Hello Mates! I’m P-Pa-prrr- Prathusha… Well, that’s how I started my Skype session with Lee Lovett. Earlier, I had done quite a few speech therapies that did not work. The obvious reasons for not working is the speech therapist himself because he was a NORMAL SPEAKER (Non-PWS) and I don’t blame him for […]

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