I wrote a guest blog for Izzie Baumann, founder of Live Out Loud Audition Coaching (she’s awesome, check her out!) because we both think that (too much) media exposure exacerbates our stress levels – in general, but especially now.

From the blog:

“I’d like to talk a bit about media exposure and stress-levels today. Some type of info is always at our fingertips. Literally. You only have to pick up your smartphone to read the latest news. While it’s convenient and useful, it can also cause a tremendous amount of anxiety.”
— Read on https://izzietheauditioncoach.com/2020/04/12/media-exposure-stress-levels-in-times-of-covid-19/

(Social) Media in times of COVID-19 – friend or foe? What are your coping strategies? Leave your thoughts in the comments…

If you need help during these challenging times, please have a look at Work With Me. I am here for you to give you strategies to combat stress, anxiety, or become more mindful if you feel overwhelmed.


  1. Thank you so much for writing this! It was valuable support in a crisis for my readers. 🙂

    1. Thanks, Izzie, so glad to hear it 🙂

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About Petra Raspel Borzynski

Petra Borzynski is a voice coach and therapist with special expertise in helping (performing) artists and creatives to overcome limiting beliefs and emotional blocks to perform better and without fear. She has helped hundreds of people to prepare for or sustain a singing career, find personal fulfilment through music and overcome limiting beliefs & performance anxiety. Her articles on singing, creativity and performance psychology have been featured in several publications.
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