Life provides turning points of many kinds, but the most powerful of all may be character-revealing moments.
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Vulnerability one day at a time
Is a stutter really 'debilitating'? A look at how stereotypes affect us and what can we do to lessen their impact.
What Orange Is The New Black and Humans of New York teach us about the sadness of choosing to be silent.
Does humor create or destroy intimacy?
What does it mean to speak for yourself?
What are the links between communication, leadership, innovation and stuttering?
How bringing our vulnerabilities into the spotlight and telling our stories creates a potent connection with our listener that makes all of us feel a little less alone.
With 2014 freshly started and resolutions freshly made, the movie American Hustle shows us the necessity of buying into the narratives that we create for our lives.
When was the last time you truly listened to someone?
Andrew Solomon’s affecting book, Far From The Tree, proves that a finding and nourishing a shared identity can be the cornerstone of our liberation.
In Far From The Tree, Andrew Solomon teaches us about the heroic capacity for love that remains in families who contain vast differences.
Musharaf Asghar has an acute stutter. He also has a sharp sense of humor and a seemingly boundless amount of courage. Most importantly perhaps, he has thrived in a compassionate school that exalts his triumphs.
How we can use whatever limitations we have and work within their strengths.
How increasing your resilience you can help you to handle adversity with grace.
Why stutterers often end up being successful and how expressing vulnerability makes us more influential.
What folk lore, popular culture and our own experiences teach us about the guidelines for god-parenting.
How a workshop on whispering leads to an exploration of all the complexities and benefits of patience.
The unique power of a different kind of speech.
Katherine Preston is a public speaker and the author of Out With It: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice.