There is no question in my mind that SLEEP is one of the most important factors in my success as a voice talent, a business owner, and as a parent.
While a good night’s rest may be obvious for success in parenting, and in general, as a person who works with my voice, it’s absolutely key. If exhausted, there is nothing that replaces sleep in order to speak with an even, consistent tone. If you are working with your voice as a trainer, presenter, teacher, speaker, sleep needs to be a priority. While only #4 on my list of 10 Top Tips for Talking, it could easily take #1 spot.
Here are my 10 tips on how to consistently achieve quality sleep:
Indeed, I am no doctor. (Nor did I stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night.) However, here are some good sources of supporting information: