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Break Your Habit of Vocal Fillers

Um, I, uh, hope you are, like, having an, um, great week. It’s like, uh, December! Crazy, right? Yep. Fillers. Those sneaky little ums, uhs, and likes that wiggle their way into our dialogue. But they need to go away. Why? Because people don’t have the mental patience to focus on what you are trying to say. If you make them work too hard to understand you, they will simply tune you out.

You deserve to be heard! Do yourself a favor and watch today’s post to discover how simple it is to re-train yourself to kick this very common habit.

You’ve already been practicing your range by humming with animation! What about the little words getting in the way of your smooth speech? Watch this video for more!

Alexa Fischer

Meet Alexa Fischer

Wishbeads founder Alexa Fischer is an actress, teacher, author, and speaker whose work helps people go after their dreams, build their confidence, and break free from fear. It’s time to ignite your light.


Meet the Magnificent Joyce Aimee

Let me introduce you to Joyce Aimee. To glance at her is to fall in love with the human spirit to create, reinvent, perform, and delight. In her nineties, she decided to take on television after a life in the performing arts - singing in cabarets, running a talent...

Awkward on Camera? How to Overcome Your Habits

Awkward on Camera? How to Overcome Your Habits

Years ago as an actress filming a shampoo commercial, the director yelled, “Cut!” and then he said to me: “Alexa, can you please stop licking your lips?” Embarrassed, I became suddenly super self-conscious of how I hold my mouth on camera. (And all I could think about...

The Benefits of Healthy Boundaries

The Benefits of Healthy Boundaries

Years ago, I worked with a freelancer who set the most perfect ground rules at the beginning of our relationship: Don’t call - instead, email me, I prefer email. If you email after this time, I won’t respond until that time. And we won’t discuss work on the weekends -...

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