Bodybuilding’s benefits for stuttering

Bodybuilding’s benefits for stuttering

As an avid weightlifter for many years, it was inevitable that I’d devote a section about my favourite pastime in my book, Stuttering is Cool: A Guide to Stuttering in a Fast-Talking World. In my book, I explain how growing stronger from bodybuilding also created a...
Stuttering in online dating profiles

Stuttering in online dating profiles

In honour of Valentine’s Day last year, I created the above infographic comic on romance and stuttering. It complemented an episode of my podcast entitled, Don’t worry about never dating or getting married. I interviewed 8 married couples where one of the...
First day of my improv course

First day of my improv course

I am radiating with excitement on the first day of my improv course! One of the speaking scenarios stutterers dread is the teacher going around the room asking each student to say their name to the class. I never liked this. My stomach hurting more and more as each...
How to stay calm and stutter on

How to stay calm and stutter on

Download in PDF (600kB) Happy New Year! I hope you had a chance to reflect on the year that has been and you’re looking forward to the possibilities in the new year. What plans for 2015 do you have in terms of your speech? January 1, 2015, also falls on a...
The road to ending your stuttering

The road to ending your stuttering

I often receive a comment on the Stuttering is Cool or Stutter Social Facebook page asking how the commenter can finally end their stuttering once and for all. Even if the topic of the thread has nothing to do with therapies or cures. This is understandable. Living...
Raising your hand in school and not fearing it

Raising your hand in school and not fearing it

We’ve all been there. The teacher asks the class a question of which you know the answer. Perhaps you are the only student in the class who knows the answer. But you don’t raise your hand in fear of stuttering in front of everyone. This, in turn, can negatively affect...