People of all ages can experience nerves when they’re in the spotlight giving a talk. If you’ve lived with a fear of public speaking for most of your life, you might think it’s too late to address the problem.
However, this isn’t true. It doesn’t matter what life stage you’re at, by signing up to presentation skills training courses, you can conquer your anxieties.
Once you feel more at ease talking in front of groups, all sorts of new opportunities may arise for you. For example, you may find it easier to impress your employers and to progress in your career.
Also, you might suddenly feel more comfortable in a whole range of social situations.
Getting over your worries can be an enlightening experience. You could feel like a huge weight has been lifted off your shoulders and all of a sudden the world is a more open and hopeful place.
Reducing your stress
Life is hard enough without having to go through undue worry about giving talks. By taking advantage of special courses, you stand to bring your anxiety levels down more generally. You might find everyday life at work less worrisome and feel more at ease with the world.
Bringing your stress levels down is great news not only for your mental wellbeing, but also for your physical health. Excessive anxiety is associated with a range of medical conditions, including raised blood pressure, heart attacks and strokes. It can also lower your immune system and leave you more susceptible to illness.
A time and place that suits you
There has never been a better time to address this problem. Thanks to the internet, you can learn remotely at a time and place that suits you.
You might also be interested in our Presentations Mastery online programme. This is broken up into three weekly sessions, as part of a group of seven other learners.
You can rest assured that you’ll benefit from plenty of support too.
The important thing is that you don’t resign yourself to the idea that you will never feel comfortable giving presentations. No matter your age, you can overcome this fear. When it comes to public speaking nerves, it is a case of carpe diem. The sooner you take action, the sooner you will be able to reap the rewards.
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Let me know how I can help you with your next presentation by getting in touch with me here.
I have helped many people, who were once nervous and rambling to become confident and engaging public speakers. Giving presentations, like driving lessons, is a skill you learn so you can get somewhere… and with my help you will get there in no time.