Singing Beginner Need Advice [Yawning]
Hey guys, I need advice. In the past year I've begun to FINALLY learn how to sing "better". I'm 31 years old, but yeah I'm still terrible. Here's the situation:
I constantly yawn when I sing, and when I yawn, my eyes water up. The same thing happens when I read out loud or if I talk a lot. I've been like this since I was a very very young child, it's just been a part of my life. Everyone says it's because I'm not breathing enough, but I take deep breaths all the time, never fails.
I have noticed that when I have to force more air out for a song I don't yawn as often, if at all. A good example of this is Disturbed's "The Sound of Silence". On queue, every single time, I yawn at the start of the song, but about mid way through, I don't because I'm singing heavier.
This leads to another issue: my range is terrible, or Disturbed's range is insane. I just can't hit the deep notes or the very high notes, only mid range. Additionally, I have post nasal drip and my sinuses constantly make me sniffle or snort, which again is terrible for singing. I want to be much better, but ffs I am a total mess. Any advice would be amazing.