Public Speaking Anxiety

Speaking in public can cause unbearable anxiety for some of us, which tends to reduce the effectiveness of our speaking or the content of our speech. Address your Public Speaking anxiety and acquire this essential skill. You’ll learn to master your anxiety with the principles of 5Cs and 5Ps.

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The benefits of speaking well in public cannot be denied. Public speaking is a skill that is far and above communication and oration and most among us dread taking the stage. This is an imperative skill that is required to engage your audience productively. It is needed when you deliver a message, conduct a meeting, put forth an idea or address a team. Public speaking can be to inform, instruct, influence or engage, educate or entertain. The way you conduct yourself publicly can make or break your image. Most career options require public speaking skills.
The fear of public speaking, also known as glossophobia, is a common issue that affects many individuals. It refers to a fear or anxiety about speaking in front of an audience or group of people. The fear of public speaking can manifest in a variety of ways, including:
  1. Physical symptoms: Physical symptoms of fear, such as sweating, shaking, or rapid heartbeat, can occur when an individual is faced with the prospect of public speaking.
  2. Negative thoughts: Negative thoughts or self-talk, such as "I'm going to mess up" or "Everyone is going to judge me," can contribute to fear of public speaking.
  3. Avoidance behaviors: Avoiding situations that require public speaking, such as presentations or meetings, is a common behavior for individuals with a fear of public speaking.
There are several factors that can contribute to a fear of public speaking, including:
  1. Past negative experiences: Past negative experiences, such as a humiliating public speaking experience, can contribute to fear of public speaking.
  2. Lack of experience: Individuals who have little or no experience with public speaking may feel unprepared or anxious about speaking in front of others.
  3. Social anxiety: Social anxiety, or a fear of being judged or evaluated by others, can contribute to fear of public speaking.
To overcome fear of public speaking, individuals can try the following strategies:
  1. Practice: Practicing public speaking in front of a mirror or with a trusted friend or family member can help individuals build confidence and improve their skills.
  2. Use relaxation techniques: Relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing or visualization, can help individuals manage the physical symptoms of fear.
  3. Challenge negative thoughts: Challenging negative thoughts or self-talk with positive affirmations can help individuals reframe their thinking and build confidence.
  4. Seek support: Seeking support from a public speaking group or a mental health professional can provide individuals with the guidance and support they need to overcome their fear.
In conclusion, fear of public speaking is a common issue that can be overcome with practice, relaxation techniques, positive self-talk, and support. By building confidence and improving their skills, individuals can overcome their fear of public speaking and achieve success in their personal and professional lives.
Address your Public Speaking anxiety and acquire this essential skill. You'll learn to master your anxiety with the principles of 5Cs and 5Ps. These are, Content, Clarity, Conviction, Chutzpah (roughly, charisma) & Confidence, and Plan,┬áPrepare, Practice, Position and Perform.  

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Program duration

4 weeks

Number of sessions

8 (combination of recorded and live)

Additional Sessions

Available on demand. Chargeable.

Session duration

50 minutes

Mode of delivery

Video call

WhatsApp Support

Not included