find (one's) voice

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find (one's) voice

1. To find one's distinctive style or vision of artistic expression. I think this is your best story yet, Betsy—you've really found your voice as a writer. It takes time to find your voice, but I'm confident you'll get there by the end of our photography class.
2. To regain the ability to speak, especially after something frightening or startling has happened. It took him a minute, but Pete found his voice again after we startled him at his surprise party.
See also: find, voice

find your ˈvoice/ˈtongue

(informal) finally be able to speak after being too nervous or shy to do so: He sat silent through the first half of the meeting before he found his tongue.
See also: find, tongue, voice
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Finding Your Voice was developed by the charity in collaboration with children in Newport and has since been shared with Welsh Government ministers and Sophie Howe, the Future Generations Commissioner.
In "GURL Please: A Reformed People Pleasers Guide To Finding Your Voice", I explore all the pieces that make up the PP lifestyle, and the ways you can peel back the layers of the person you are trying to be and learn to live as the person you were meant to be.
It is clear she draws from her years of personal experience and hard-won expertise in "GURL Please: A Reformed People Pleasers Guide To Finding Your Voice" to provide a thoroughly 'reader friendly' instructional guide that is as thoughtful and thought-provoking as it is ultimately inspiring and effective in organization and presentation.
It starts with finding your voice. When I say finding your voice, I don't necessarily mean your tone quality, pacing, or vocabulary.
Colleyville, TX, November 06, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Radio host, author, life coach and motivational speaker Joel Boggess has just written a new book called "Finding Your Voice," (www.findingyourvoiceradio.com) which will be available for purchase at local bookstores and on Amazon.com on Nov.
In "Finding Your Voice" Boggess draws upon his personal story, as well as his life coaching experience, to offer practical advice, real-life examples, worksheets and resources to help people find clarity, confidence and direction.
“You are doing something special for others and yourself by reading 'Finding Your Voice,'” says bestselling author and life coach Dan Miller.
It invites budding poets and songwriters to pen a short piece based on the subject of beating bullying, or finding your voice. The winning entry will be produced as a song performed by Amelia Lily, with the winner also given the chance to meet her.
The Song in You: Finding Your Voice, Redefining Your Life comes from the sister of the acclaimed country music group The Gatlin Brothers and provides readers with an inspirational key to uncovering personal music potential.
This year's theme is "Finding Your Voice: Critical Issues in ELT."
"It's about finding your voice and sharing in a respectful manner," Champion says.
He's almost twice your age - a huge difference when you're still finding your voice in the world and are barely old enough to know what you want.
In his book "Finding Your Voice: Sort through the Clutter and Discover Clarity, Confidence, and Direction" Joel Boggess, motivational speaker and career coach, describes the steps we process for finding our unique voice.
Joel weaves themes for developing the enduring qualities of focus, intention, self-discipline, clarity, and confidence as requisites to finding your voice. Throughout the book he uses real-life illustrations from coaching clients, mentors and other life coaches, while integrating personal life experiences.
"Finding Your Voice" is written for anyone who feels out of control, is struggling with self-acceptance, feels stuck in a dead-end career, find themselves in transition, or have come against a roadblock negotiating life changes.