Fear of Public Speaking and Ending The Dread
Do you have a terror of public speaking? Does just the thought of public speaking fill you with dread?
The fear of public speaking can leave you anxious about possibly being asked to speak in front of others, whether that is speaking on a conference call, delivering a presentation or making a speech. In fact, fear of public speaking is often considered to be the most common fear out there.
And whilst you may be comfortable talking one on one or to a few people, once the numbers increase, so does the panic and worry.
You may have become an expert at getting out of public speaking, yet the threat of it looms large and sooner or later those excuses for getting out of it start to run out. Or maybe you’ve been forcing yourself through that draining anxiety, just wishing you could find a way to calmly and confidently speak, without it taking over your life beforehand.
So if you struggle with public speaking anxiety, what can you do about it to turn it into a more pleasant, even enjoyable, experience?