I Have Overcome My Fear of Public Speaking

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    When I do speeches in front of my classmates,

    i freeze up, my throat feels tight, my heart starts to beat really fast, and I feel like I am going to cry or throw up. I feel like I am being judged by my peers and that I will do a terrible job. I need to get over my fear because I have to read a speech on Monday and i can...
    SimplyMia SimplyMia
    18-21, F
    Dec 14, 2013

    Someday I Will Talk to a Stranger "Courage is

    not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear." - Ambrose Redmoon, Author, No Peaceful Warriors! I will never forget those days in elementary school when the teacher would go row by row, asking each student to read a...
    BradBL BradBL
    51-55, M
    Feb 5, 2014
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