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Managing Speech Anxiety-Tips #1 Does the prospect of going up in front of the class to speak scare you? You can manage your anxiety – before and while you speak - by practicing the relaxation tips in The Speaker’s Guidebook on pages 50-51. Also, go to this URL: http://www.helpguide.org/mental/stress_relief_meditation_yoga_relaxati on.htm ... and a couple of times of day, while you're preparing your speech, practice the section on deep breathing and progressive muscle relaxation
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Unformatted text preview: (do it lying on your back, with feet about 18 inches apart, hands at sides, palms turned upward, no distractions). It really works! I took a course in video news presentation and first we filmed ourselves reading a few lines of copy from a news story; then the instructor had us do a few relaxation exercises, and filmed us again; it was amazing how much more resonant and relaxed everybody sounded!...
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course 192 220 taught by Professor Barris during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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