REFLECTIONS, PERSPECTIVES

How I came to accept the “real” sound of my own voice: and you can too

From actual experiences in speaking on Chinese radio; an English podcast; and trying to improve my own voice

Shawn Seah
4 min readAug 6, 2023

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The author at a podcast recording. Photograph by the author’s team.

The first time I spoke on a Chinese radio show in 2019, I literally shuddered upon hearing the…

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Shawn Seah

Singaporean writer and public speaker, passionate about education, social issues, and local history and community stories.