Jarvi_Jeremy_u3_db3_pres111 - I have spoken in public many...

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Most people are scared of public speaking because they are afraid that they are going to either embarrass themselves or be ridiculed. Public speaking is a very scary thing even for the people who are doing it on a daily basis—actors, politicians, preachers, etc. The greatest fear of people who are scared of public speaking is that they will either be booed or laughed at. Some of the methods that can be used to overcome public speaking are practicing in front of a mirror. Another good way to overcome public speaking is to get up in front of a group of chairs and practice your presentation as if you are speaking to the audience. One of my favorite methods to overcome my fear before I deliver a speech or a sermon is to record it on video or audio, and then replay it, and then I critique myself.
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Unformatted text preview: I have spoken in public many times in churches, preaching sermons. Public speaking anxiety causes me to sweat, speak faster, and stutter. Typically when I have a 45 minute time frame to speak, it will take me about 30 minutes to preach a sermon. Anxiety is a good thing sometime, because it makes you strive to push yourself to do your best. My greatest advice to people who are dealing with anxiety in regard to public speaking is to make sure that you are confident with yourself. Make sure that you know exactly what you are going to say and be passionate about your topic. If your audience sees that you are passionate about what you are talking about they will listen. If they think that you don’t care about what you are talking about they won’t care either....
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