Overcome the fear of public speaking

How to Clear Away the Fear of Speaking in Public

The public speaking problem Speaking about our thoughts and views around people we don’t know can cause anxiety for many of us. For some, it can be extremely difficult, and for a few, they’ll completely lose the ability to speak. And the problems associated with public speaking  doesn’t only happen when your in a group…

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Re-frame Your Outlook – What’s The Worst That Can Happen

How do I re-frame? Quite often, when were thinking about trying a new adventure, or stretching ourselves a little bit, we imagine that the results of failure will be devastating. Obviously, in some situations, that may be a possibility. In most cases though, the results of failure are more likely to be a dent in…

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Why Panic Causes The Mind To Jump To Conclusions

  In the previous part of this series (if you missed the first instalment, you can find it here), we looked at one of the main reasons a person who suffers anxiety attacks becomes labelled with a resulting phobia. This week we’re going to look at why that person becomes phobic, when the cause is…

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Why Am I Having A Panic Attack?

Why am I having a Panic Attack? This is the first in a series of posts about Anxiety, or panic attacks. Panic, or anxiety attacks can cause huge problems with self-esteem and confidence. Although for this example, the sufferer is an adult, the scenario is just as relevant for children……. So, there you are chatting…

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How to Get Over Telephone Anxiety

Fear of the Telephone This was always one of my biggest issues. I missed out on so many opportunities, because there was no way I was going to use the telephone. As a teenager, if the landline would ring (back in the 70’s we didn’t have cell phones 🙂 ) I would pretend I hadn’t…