I’ve reached a point in my life and career where who I am as a person, and a professional are finally in sync. And so the things that matter in my life, and in the lives of people I work with, are of consequence, even if they are not ‘work-related.’ The more authentic I am, […]
Journeys Beyond the Booth
How Do You Celebrate Recovery One Day At a Time?
All pennies start out the same color- bright copper. But throughout their lifespan, they begin to lose their luster, because they’re reactive metal. And depending on the penny’s environment, some can look black or tarnished. But don’t be fooled, a dull penny doesn’t lose its worth, it just needs some cleansing. And what better month […]
Bucket List Beauty
Iceland. Iceland. The land of fire and ice. Volcanos and glaciers. Geysers and ice caves. Geothermal pools and ice cold spring water. I’ve returned from that majestic land with a zen-like calm, a renewed perspective of how wonderful this planet is, and how fortunate we are to behold its beauty. It is a world apart […]
What do Nicole Kidman and I Have in Common?
I’m sad to say that for all my world adventures (Japan, Yugoslavia, Italy, Greece, Turkey, France, Spain, Mexico, Costa Rica, Belize, Germany, Austria, England, Wales, Scotland, Israel, Jordan), I’m not as cuisine curious as I ought to be.
Chinese New Year: Cock a Doodle Doo!
Fast forward to my world of voiceovers, and over the last couple of years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with Christian Chinese clients and get to know some of the brothers and sisters from the congregation who direct me in our sessions. My role is to speak God’s words in a sermon-type of recital, which is sometimes nearly 10,000 words/an hour long.
Japan: Zen and Now
As you know, if you’re on my mailing list, and/or have been in touch via social media (@DebbieIrwinVO), I was in Japan!!! Not only was it an amazing experience, it was so different. I’m not talking about the obvious differences, language, food, etc. I’m talking about the little things that we as Americans don’t seem to put much thought into.