In our journey through life, we often encounter situations that provoke a sense of fear, anxiety, or discomfort. While it is natural to experience these emotions, allowing them to dictate our actions can lead to missed opportunities and hinder personal … 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 #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
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. Practice Smiling: Pre-Speech Routine for overcoming fear of public speaking anxiety. Smiling is contagious – same as when a butterfly flaps its wings in Japan we get a … Read More