Sing the song that was born in your heart, not someone else’s tune.


This website contains inspiring lessons, songs, music videos, and other content to to help you discover your true calling, build the courage to go after your dreams, persist through setbacks, and accomplish your aims. The guidance is simple, and it works!
Check out my recent work!

CALL ME CRAZY, Beautiful Thing Records, 2012

CALL ME CRAZY Beautiful Thing Records,...

SHAKE IT UP, Beautiful Thing Records, 2011

SHAKE IT UP Beautiful Thing Records,...

SHINE, Beautiful Thing Records, 2008

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About Michelle Chappel

Dr. MICHELLE MILLIS CHAPPEL is a world-acclaimed singer-songwriter, business consultant, keynote speaker, coach, and author. She has a Ph.D. in psychology from Princeton and was voted “Most Inspirational Professor” at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she taught cognition and creativity.



Despite being called “crazy” by a few colleagues, she ditched academics to follow her dream to be a rock star. Michelle has won 17 Billboard International Songwriting awards. Her positive tunes have topped European, South African, and U.S. college radio charts, and appeared on ABC, HBO, Encore, and Showtime.


Michelle combined her psychology and music superpowers to create a ROCKSTAR program (talks, workshops, and coaching practice) that has helped thousands of people discover their unique gifts and purpose and excel in work, school, and life. Her book “You Are a Total Rock Star” comes out in 2023.


Michelle also rose in the ranks of the corporate world from user researcher to VP of Consumer Insights. As CEO of Creativity Rock Star Consulting, she leads ROCKSTAR seminars, brainstorming sessions, and innovation research for such companies as

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–Are you going through a personal or professional crisis?
–Are you stuck in a rut and ready to try something new?
–Do you long to lead a more creative, meaningful life?

If so, you probably suffer from Suppressed Superpower Syndrome.

You buried your greatest gifts deep in your unconscious to fit in. Life is too short to live someone else’s idea of who you should be. It’s time to take your power back.

Michelle’s TOTAL ROCKSTAR program™ can help you find your hidden superpowers, answer your true calling, and create a happy fulfilling life that honors the core of you are. It engages you as a whole person to make deep and lasting changes and includes:

Rockin’ tunes to plant positive affirmations in areas of your brain that words alone can’t reach.

Ocular information that conveys psychology principles in the blink of an eye to help you make instant breakthroughs.

Creativity tips to overcome your inner critic, get in the zone, and find your creative voice.

Kickstart exercises to break free from the status quo and discover and combine your superpowers.

Superheroes as role models to help you stand out from the crowd.

Transformational tales of people who used Michelle’s tools to create lives that totally rock, showing you that you can do it, too.

Allies and safe community to supercharge your evolution through social connection.

Revolutionary lessons to plug you into your power and purpose.

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Michelle’s keynote speech to ISC young men and women, and their parents, was uniformly and exceptionally well-received. It was touching and uncommon. Michelle will always have a place in our hearts for who she is and what she does. Her true light shone that evening.
Raj Paul