I will admit it, I was a shy kid and still to this day I have some problems with it. Writing was my number one way of expressing myself. Whenever I had to do a presentation in front of a class or hold a speech, I felt uneasy. There is something about public speaking that locks me up and I am sure there are a lot of people that feel the same.
Now, throughout the years I have learned to cope with my problem. I still always have anxiety before I need to speak in front of a crowd, but that has turned into a good type of anxiety that keeps me sharp and focused. I didn’t use any professional help to deal with my fear of public speaking, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t.
If you wondered what the best ways to deal with this type of anxiety are, planning and practice has to top the list. Sure, overcoming your fear will take a lot of work and time, but here you can see what the most efficient solutions are. Read carefully and start working on your public speaking. So you don’t stumble while up there, here’s a guide to help you memorize speeches.