Fear of public speaking

I was like that a few years back. Or actually I must say when I was in 5th grade I was very very very shy. But then things changed. I started looking at myself as someone who knew what he was saying and doing. It started with the boost I got from winning the “Artist of the year” and when I got the award for “Highest achievement in maths”. The confidence and the push I got from that really did help me a bit in going against the fear of speaking in public. What would a 5th grader know about public speaking? Well I went to an American school in Oslo, so there we had classes where used to give speeches on various things so I must say it was quite a fun experience. But yes back to the topic. Here is how you can overcome public speaking Be YOURSELF Lots of people forget that, they get on stage and try to be someone they are not. Be yourself because no one else can be that! Engage the listeners If you get on stage and call out to the audience or engage them into an activity, then the whole focus will be on them. This is the best trick ever. I used it when I sang on stage at an “all girls concert”, all I did was I went...

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