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Speaking Easily 200 hundred years and speaking in public is still not easy. The term speakeasy wandered into English slang in the UK under the cloak of “speak softly shop” in 1823, appeared in Australia around 1837 and the
PROSERPINE – WHERE IS THAT, PROSERPINA? Proserpine Qld Australia is a charming and bustling town in sugar cane country. This is significant later. Proserpina (for whom Proserpine is named) was a Roman Goddess of Grain and Agriculture.
PUBLIC SPEAKING AT ITS WORST Hello all, I am taking a different tack with this Blog! Addressing bullying – the killer of self-confidence! I am always talking about ways to boost your self-confidence, face your fears and
TOP 10 WAYS TO INTERRUPT THE FEAR SPIRAL These top 10 have been tested by our team and our clients many times over. These simple activities have been successful in disrupting the behaviour that is displayed by many
Preparation is key before you get up to speak. Here are some things to think about BEFORE you get up to speak. It takes a bit of practice and a lot of confidence to stand and speak on demand.
How to Conquer the Fear of Public Speaking Theo Tsaousides Ph.D. This is a ‘look at and discuss research findings’ day for the BLOG. This article offers some very useful general tips to get the fearee (new word
Is death really the preferred option? “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a
STUDENTS’ DISADVANTAGE For those who are or love/support students. Social Anxiety Disorder is Glossophobia’s big brother: fear of speaking in public. The research in this article focussed on Australian university students and the requirements for university education. The students who
SOUND ADVICE I came across a site where there was a wealth of Helen Keller’s wisdom to choose from. If you haven’t heard of her, here is some more detail about her history. I greatly admire Ms Keller and her