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Singers With Nerves And What You Need To Know
There has been a myth floating around since the dawn of time - that nerves are good for you.
It’s a lie. It’s not true. It’s complete and utter BS.
And if you really want to be free from nerves when you sing then you need to drop this belief NOW!
Remember this; just because somebody said it, it doesn’t mean it’s true.
Singing And The Truth About Nerves
First of all my dear singer, let me clear up a few things. I must explain to you what nerves are and what they are not.
As a Hypnotherapist and Vocal Coach I’ve been treating and working with singers who suffer with nerves for over 10 years and let me tell you something - nerves ruin careers and they devastate lives.
Nerves And What They Are Not
First of all let me tell you what nerves are NOT…
Nerves are not that fluttery feeling we call butterflies in your tummy.
Nerves are not when you feel a little bit worried about making a mistake or messing up.
Nerves are not when you fidget and pace around and feel a little increase in your heart rate and breathing.
All these are normal, natural and acceptable physical reactions to doing something outside your normal comfort zone. It’s called adrenaline and it has some really useful and positive uses. It keeps you focussed, gives you energy and keeps you sharp when and where you need it.
It is REALLY important to distinguish between normal and natural physical responses and ACTUAL nerves. Which brings me on to this…
Nerves And What They Are
Now let me tell you what nerves ARE…
Nerves are when you feel sick and your stomach is in knots, sometimes even causing physical pain.
Nerves are when your mind goes blank and you can’t think properly.
Nerves are when you lose control of your voice when it wobbles or shakes and you can’t control it.
Of course nerves will manifest in completely different ways, but I am using the above as an example of a few symptoms to show you the difference. You can start to see how the myth “nerves are good for you” seems to suddenly hold much less truth, if any at all.
A singer who has a REAL problem with nerves will tell you that they wish, with every ounce of their being, that they did NOT have nerves and that they are most definitely NOT good for you.
I have heard of singers giving up their careers because nerves took over their lives and eventually turn into what we call stage fright. I only wish I had managed to work with them…
Overcoming Singers’ Nerves
My name is Gary Albert Hughes. My clients lovingly refer to me as THE NERVE BUSTER. Inspired by them I decided to actually name my online course “Nerve Buster For Singers: 5 Steps To Unshakeable Confidence” - just click the blue link to find out more about that.
Talk To Me For FREE On The Phone About Your Nerves
I am on a mission to help as many singers, just like you, to eliminate nerves from your life so you can enjoy a happy, fun and successful time doing what you love, while loving doing it.
As a singer you are a special person (I think you are, I hope you do!) You’re here on this planet to use your gift to bring joy, light, healing and upliftment to others through the power of your performance. It is not possible to do this when you suffer with nerves - and I mean REAL nerves.
If you feel that nerves is becoming a problem for you, or if they have already become a serious problem, perhaps even stage fright, then PLEASE reach out to me and ask for help. There is a calendar below to book a FREE strategy session over the phone.
It is NEVER too late to fix yourself, heal your life and solve nerves or performance anxiety. You just need the right advice, guidance and an expert to guide you. That’s why I am here my friend.
So, you have a choice - you can get your problem sorted NOW and fall in love with singing all over again OR you can carry on letting nerves control your life, preventing you from being your best and ruining your experience of one of the things you love most.
Just use the calendar below to book a FREE strategy session with me over the phone. We’ll discuss you, your nerves and how you can move forward. If I can help you I’ll let you know, and if not, then I’ll point you in the right direction.
To Your Success Gary x
About The Author
Gary Albert Hughes is the founder of Mind Body Voice Academy. He has coached thousands of Broadway and West End performers, as well as TV and international pop stars all over the world to claim back their confidence and sing in the voice of their dreams. Gary has been a professional performer himself for 20 years. For 10 of those years he has been a vocal coach and therapist. They don’t call him The Nerve Buster for nothing.