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A Note of Encouragement…

A Note of Encouragement…

...If You Dread Speaking In Public I wrote this a while back in a bout of inspiration. Or maybe it was exasperation. It’s unedited, but I wanted to share it with you anyway. If you dread speaking in public... remember this: You aren’t going to dieYou aren’t going to...

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It Went BETTER Than He Could Have Imagined

It Went BETTER Than He Could Have Imagined

A client I worked with shared the good news about his success speaking at a conference (pre-pandemic). If you have struggled with speaking anxiety, read my client’s story below to see what is possible when it comes to dealing with extreme anxiety. I bet you will find...

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My future hung on my answer, and I froze

My future hung on my answer, and I froze

  One Question and One Answer   My professional future as a psychologist hung on my answer to a question, and I froze. I was sitting at a table in front of six examiners. For over an hour they had been asking me questions to determine if they would grant me...

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“I don’t know why I’m so afraid”

“I don’t know why I’m so afraid”

Recently, someone emailed me for advice on how to handle his fear of public speaking. I thought I’d share my response to him with you because it contains valuable tips on how you can handle your fear of speaking. Here is the response I wrote to him: The very first...

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Do you feel weak when you speak in public?

Do you feel weak when you speak in public?

Feel Weak when you Speak Many people who get nervous when they speak in public tell me that they feel weak. And, they feel weaker than the rest of the people in the room. What happens when you feel weak? Physically… You’re not able to control... the quiver in your...

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