The Art of Choice #10

Graduating to Self-Mastery Taking Complete Responsibility for Everything You Attract and Experience – To take a quantum leap forward and move into Self-Mastery, imagine yourself gently rising above the apex of the highly emotional, trauma/drama dysfunctional positions on the triangle. … Read More

Fear of Public Speaking – Overview of your Pre-Speech Routine

 Public Speaking – Your Pre-Speech Routine by Michael Carthy How do you set yourself up to do some clear, effective and enjoyable public speaking? What do successful people do to speak naturally and authentically? Practicing is key for great public … Read More

Feel the Fear and do it anyway – right?!

Feel the Fear and do it anyway – that’s what they say! The premise is simple, when we understand that fear is omnipresent and it is more prevalent on unfamiliar ground, then we could decide to jump in the deep … Read More

The Art of Choice #9

The Art of Choice starts to evolve Helpers, people who initially appear to be so caring and self-sacrificing, are often dysfunctional. This is especially true if they are playing the role of Helper in an attempt to feel good about … Read More

The Art of Choice #8

Transcending The Victim-Helper-Offender Triangle aka The Drama Triangle Understanding the game is the foundation of the Art of Choice. The Victim-Helper-Offender Triangle is a psychological model for explaining specific co-dependent, destructive inter-action patterns, which negatively impact our lives. Each position … Read More

Fear of Public Speaking – Power Posture

Power Posture: part 2 of your Pre-Speech Routine for fear of public speaking. How you use your body in what can be termed a pressure situation could make the difference between Assertive/Confident or Shut down/Out of Control. Baring in mind … Read More

Fight or Flight response – friend or foe?

This omnipresent emotional response is universally shared by everyone in one way or another. You can learn how to harness this useful resource by simply using your imagination in a more meaningful way. Listen and follow the principles of sports … Read More

Fear of Public Speaking – Breathing

Breathing: part 1 of your Pre-Speech Routine for fear of public speaking. Are you controlled by your breath or are you controlling your breathing? We can consciously and mindfully breath, we can be present when we breath – this allows … Read More

Fear of Public Speaking – Power Voice

Power Voice: part 3 of your Pre-Speech Routine for fear of public speaking. How can we use the power of our voice to add gravitas to the overall communication? Watch this video for a couple of examples of this…..then practice!

Fear of Public Speaking – Smiling

Smiling: part 4 of your Pre-Speech Routine for fear of public speaking. Smiling is contagious – same as when a butterfly flaps its wings in Japan we get a thunderstorm in London – when we smile it travels…. Follow the … Read More