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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Can a PWS Learn to Speak Fluently Like Everyone Else?

That was what one of the PWS (People Who Stutter) I coach asked me last week. This question surprised me at first, but then I replied to him with another question: “You mean, to speak like Lee Lovett or the rest of the coaches? Without bad incidents? Of course you can!”. Before I go any […]

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The Fallacy of Accepting Stuttering

“Time with Tasneem” After having coached many PWS (People Who Stutter), I have concluded that we have all being told the exact same things regarding curing our stutters. We are told: “You should accept your stutter and be proud of it as it makes you who you are.”: But I never liked who I was […]

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Fluent Speech In The Workplace

Hi everyone! Those who I have coached or those who have read my Success Story (https://speechanxietyanonymous.org/pwss/javier-madrid-spain/) will know that I work as a real estate agent. I created my own company more or less at the same time I became a PWSS. Before that, I worked for around 6 years in an import/export company as […]

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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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A Magic Pill To Cure Stammering Doesn’t Exist…But It CAN Be Cured

In my journey to self-curing, for years I searched for the “magic pill” to stop stammering. The only thing searching for this magic pill achieved for me was disappointment. I wanted to go to a speech therapist and be told “Stuart, this is an easy issue to cure, take this pill twice a day for […]

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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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Using The Crutches To Overcome “Incurable” Stuttering

The Crutches are not difficult.  What is difficult is being a Speech Cop. It took me some time to realize that I first had to stop forcing my words. I had to shut my mouth as soon as I felt tension in my face and/or realized I was trying to force my words. I desired […]

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Using The Stuttering “Crutches” Is Not Cheating

“Time with Tasneem” – After coaching multiple PWS (People Who Stutter), I have concluded that one of the biggest challenges faced by PWS is that they believe that they will be cheating or will sound “silly” if they use the crutches. I have asked them what this means exactly. I have received the following responses: […]

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