Your Mind Is a Guitar: How Your Brain Produces Voice

Kenneth Turker
5 min readNov 14, 2021


The human body is a complex machine that has been perfected by evolution, and our brains are no exception. Like a guitar string vibrating to produce sound, the neurons in the brain create electrical signals that communicate through networks of nerves. This allows you to think thoughts and speak words!

Your mind is like this beautiful instrument. It’s capable of playing any tune you want it to play, but there’s always some static coming from time to time which can sometimes get so loud it drowns out your music completely… And when this happens, you need help! This story is for people who want more than anything else in the world to be able to express themselves but are held back by some invisible force — an obstacle that’s standing in the way of their happiness.

I want you to take a moment right now and think about all of your problems with self-expression… Think about how they make you feel inside when you have so much on your mind, but can’t get it out into words, or worse yet — can’t even find the right ones!

The first step towards solving these problems is to recognize that you’re not alone. Other people like you feel the same way about their lives as you do… And one of them might be reading this story very soon (yes, it’s you). And for this person, I want you to know that no matter how hard things might seem right now, there is hope.

Some people have been just like you, and they’ve made it through to the other side of their obstacles… They’re now on a path that’s leading them towards happiness! Of course, I can’t tell you exactly how this all happened for them because every person’s story is different… But what I can tell you is that there are a few major things in common between all of these stories.

These people opened the doors to their minds and allowed knowledge from other fields to come inside… They learned how they can use words more effectively, power through obstacles using proven techniques, and finally — communicate with others in a way that truly resonates! The knowledge that they gain can be used by everyone who wants to express themselves better, and the best part is — it’s not limited to words!

There are many other ways in which you can become a better communicator, and I’ll share some of them with you right now. First off — stop trying to express yourself in the same way that everyone else does! You don’t have to use words at all, but you should know how it’s done when necessary.

There are many other ways to express yourself like through body language, tone of voice (if you can hear your voice), and even the physical distance between you and another person. Try using these channels at first to see if that helps with your problems because it’s always easier when someone else does the talking for you.

And if none of these work for you, then there’s still one last option. This is the most powerful way to communicate that can never go wrong because it’s based on the principles of neuroplasticity — which means that your nervous system has unlimited potential! And this “magic key” will unlock all doors and allow you to experience new levels of self-expression… But it won’t happen overnight.

What I’m talking about is called meditation and it will help your brain become rewired into a state that better allows you to express yourself. (It’s the only way) This means, for example, that if someone asks you how you’re feeling, instead of mumbling the first thing that comes to your mind and then changing the topic as soon as possible — you can tell them!

I know this might seem difficult at first so let me give you an example. Try thinking about a specific memory from your childhood… How do you feel when remembering it? What’s going on inside of your body? What are you thinking about? How does this memory make you interpret the world around you, and what emotions come along with it?

Now take all of these things that I just mentioned — how do they express themselves in words on their own… And even more importantly — can someone else understand them without any additional information from you?

If you can answer this question honestly, then congratulations — your meditation practice has already begun! All you have to do is take a few minutes out of each day to look inward… And when I say “look,” it’s not like with the eyes. You should close them for this exercise because that’s how real meditation is done!

Now that you’re ready, all you have to do is sit down in a comfortable position (or lie down if it’s more appropriate), close your eyes, and start breathing deeply. Pay attention to the way how each breath feels inside of your body… And once this becomes easy for you, try to think about other things like who you are as a person, what you’re passionate about, and why exactly do those things matter to you.

It will likely be difficult during the first few sessions because your mind is used to being occupied by thoughts all day long… But give yourself time! You can’t expect miracles overnight even though there might be some after only a few days.

I recommend that you try this for at least 30 minutes a day, and I can assure you — it will be worth all of your time! That’s especially true if you consider the fact that meditation has been proven to improve creativity, emotional intelligence, mental health… And best of all — increase how well we communicate with others!

In this story, we have discussed some of the ways that your brain can be used to improve how you communicate.

We’ve looked at body language and tone of voice as well as a few other channels for expression outside of words. If these don’t work though, there is always meditation — which has been proven time and again to increase creativity while simultaneously improving mental health and emotional intelligence.

The human mind is so complex! It’s amazing what it does on its own without any conscious thought or effort from us because if it wasn’t for evolution, our brains would never have developed in such astonishingly brilliant ways. When you stop thinking about the workings of your brain like they are an alien machine separate from yourself (which they aren’t), you can start to appreciate the power that it holds over your life.

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Kenneth Turker

I write about self improvement and relationships. I want people to know they are not alone in their journey, and that there is always hope if you keep going.