[Video] 3 Simple Tricks To Reduce Room Echo

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A few weeks ago I wrote the article How To Defeat Mind-Numbing Room Echo where I explain a few tricks to control echo in a room. I suggest you read the article too. Why is this important? When you wear hearing aids, echo can be one of your worst nightmares. Hearing aids aren’t as good as the brain at isolating …

How To Let Others Know About Your Hearing Loss

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Is this scenario familiar? You’ve just met someone, and you’re eager to get to know her. She’s got a great smile, warm eyes, and her mouth is moving. But you can’t really hear what she’s saying. But she’s not asking questions, so you’re like: well, I’m gonna nod and smile and hope she won’t ask me anything… Until the worst …

What Is Your Next Step?

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Here’s a thought. Does hearing loss really hold us back from doing the things we love? Does it really prevent us from: Attending a large conference Speaking at a large conference Looking after a child Enjoying time with family Going to the theatre Maybe. Or maybe it just creates an uncomfortable feeling of unknown. Will I hear the speaker? Will …

Wish Your Hearing Aids Were Invisible?

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The pros and cons of having visible hearing aids. Last Wednesday—a first Wednesday of the month—several hearing-loss champions gathered on Twitter for #hearinglosshour, a public hearing-loss chat group. This group is run by a brilliant deaf writer and entrepreneur, Angie Aspinall. She is very talented, but she wields one super skill that leaves me speechless: Angie can sustain multiple conversations …

How to Actually Enjoy a Christmas Party With Hearing Loss

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This weekend is Christmas! Woohoo! Bells will ring, and Santa will hover the skies in his sleigh. Even better: the whole family will get together, and we’ll get to catch up with all those people we don’t usually see. Family members and dear friends. Jolly times ahead, right? Except for those with hearing loss; Christmas gathering is one of the …

How Can You Improve Communication with Your Partner?

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Let’s see if this scenario sounds familiar to you. You are at home, reading a book. You’re relaxed. When your partner mumbles something from the other room and you’re like: “What did you say?” She does repeat, but you still can’t understand: “What? Can you repeat?” And so over and over again. Bye, bye to your relaxed fuzzy feeling. What’s …

What Triggered Superhuman Hearing?

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You may wonder what triggered me to launch this website. Well it’s the result of my life experiences, research and work in the field but for the exact trigger point, we need to go back to January ’16. In January ’16 I launched a course on hearinghacks.com (my community site): the Hearing Hacks Starter’s Guide. You can find it here: …