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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 funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.”

― Jerry Seinfeld

Is this true for you?




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I have been researching the dangers of public speaking on your behalf, prompted by the usual reaction to someone being asked to speak.  I’ll just die

After many years, I can confidently state that never in recorded history has ‘Public Speaking’ been registered as a cause of death!


I know you are thinking but when I start to panic – my heart rate goes up and my breathing starts to become laboured!

True!  But if you die – it will be from a heart attack or high blood pressure, aneurysm blowing – all the other stark realities of terror.

You won’t die because you are speaking in public!


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Next steps?


What would it take, do you think, to be able to address your fear of public speaking?


It is not enough to say to people – get over it.  Or you’ll be fine. 


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There is no magic button to press to immediately take command of your mind and body responses.




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Unique reasons


Every person has a unique reason for fear in these situations.


There are many practical and gentle ways to face the problem and work towards a personal empowering solution.


You just need to take one step.  I promise you won’t die from speaking in public.


Are you game to take the journey with me?

Get in touch – you’d be surprised what we can work out for you.


You will see that public speaking really is the safest activity in the world.


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