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Welcome to, a comprehensive source of health information for singers and other professional voice users. Here you will find timely references regarding all aspects of vocal wellness, as well as onsite and online wellness, therapy and instruction services for singers, corporate speakers, actors, lawyers, teachers and other professional voice users.


Karen Wicklund

Occupational Wellness

Measures the satisfaction gained from one's work and the degree to which one is enriched by that work.

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Occupational Wellness Resources

Atkinson, J.W. "The mainsprings of achievement-oriented activity." In Personality, Motivations, and Achievement. eds. J.W. Atkinson and J.O. Rayonor. New York, John Wiley and Sons, 1978.

Beall, L. "Vocational choice: The impossible fantasy and the improbable choice." Journal of Counseling Psychology 14 (1967): 86-92.

Hargis, E. "The negative voices in our heads."  Classical Singer Magazine.  July 2010: pp. 12-13.

Highstein, Ellen. Making Music in Looking Glass Land - A Guide to Survival and Business Skills for the Classical Musician. New York: Concert Artists Guild. ISBN #0-9629075-4-5, 1993.

Labor Institute for Human Enrichment. "Working and not working in the performing arts: A survey of employment among performing artists in 1980." Study funded by grants from the Ford Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and U.S. Department of Labor, 1981.

Nagel, Julie. "An examination of commitment to careers in music: Implications for alienation from vocational choice." Unpublished dissertation. Ann Arbor, University Microfilms, 1987.

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