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Tracey Godwin – Dissect and Address the Actual Fears of Public Speaking

 

This weeks guest blogger is Tracy Goodwin tracy@theredsweaterlady.com The Red Sweater Lady. Tracy currently runs Captivate the Room which is presentation skills coaching for live and online speaking.

 

Beth Was Ready to Quit Her Job

 

I received an email from a woman, we’ll call her Beth.  She contacted me from a post I had made about accent reduction.  While my primary business is in the area of presentation skills coaching and voice and speaking improvement, I often times take on clients that have the desire to reduce their accents to further their business success.

 

Beth came to me about 8 weeks ago. When Beth found me she was ready to quit her job, a nice position as a department manager, which I begged her not to do.  The day she came in for her assessment, I learned that while she had been in this position for a decent length of time, she most recently had been required to make a number of presentations.  Beth was not only terrified of public speaking but she believed she could not do it and was a big failure because of that. In addition to the general blanket statement fear of public speaking she was also familiar with the incredible presentation skills of her predecessor and struggling with a heavy accent. No matter the format, the content, the size of the audience, formal or not, Beth was so terrified of public speaking, giving presentations that she was willing to quit a job she loved and was very good at, not to mention a job that paid a nice salary.  Beth’s fear of public speaking was intense but I’d seen this type of fear on many occasions in the past.

 

 The First Day – There is Hope!

 

The first day I met Beth, her initial consultation I assured her that I could help her, that was all she needed to know at the time that there was hope.  Beth literally cried in our first meeting, because she truly believed there was no hope.  I made an assessment in our first meeting based on what I thought she needed, coupled with what she thought she needed and then I created a plan to make it happen.  It was very clear to me that in addition to tackling her intense fear of public speaking, I also had to address her disbelief in her ability to do a presentation and to boost her very low self-confidence.

 

The first thing I do with a client like Beth, one who struggles with extreme fear of public speaking, is to dissect and address the actual fears.  Studies have been done on the most often recorded fears of public speaking and some of Beth’s were similar. After all, public speaking is one the all time biggest fears listed by people across the globe.

 

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I started with an in depth conversation with Beth about what her fears were, if she could pin point them. Beth knew exactly what she was afraid of with regards to speaking.

 

As I cover each fear, I like to teach my clients that indeed, those fears could become reality, BUT, there are strategies they can put in place to help ensure that the chance of those fears really occurring becomes minimal. It’s when a client does not have any strategy or belief that maybe this won’t happen, that they focus only on the fear and then yes, it usually happens.

 

One of Beth’s fears was, “what will people think” they dialogue for that fear includes a lengthy discussion on how that fear is 99% based on a fear in our head that is not real in our audiences head. I pointed out to Beth that the majority of the audience would not be thinking what she was thinking and how damaging it could be to her if, while in mid-presentation she started thinking about what they were thinking. It was at this time in the conversation I pointed out something I believe to be very true to her. Most people are relatively consumed with thinking about themselves, that they are not racking up to much thought on good, bad or indifference with a speaker. Harsh words, but decently true.

 

So, we laid out all of Beth’s fears, which honestly, were not that many and pretty typical of someone who fears public speaking. Beth’s fears included:

 

  • What if I mess up?
  • What if I can’t remember how to use my notes and forget important information?
  • What if everyone thinks I’m bad and compares me to my predecessor who was a great presenter?
  • What if I can’t get the words in my head out of my mouth?

 

The truth was, every one of these things had happened to Beth before, a number of times and it paralyzed her.  I knew self-confidence was going to be a big issue with her and I needed to help restore it.  Most often, it has been my experience that self-confidence plays a huge part in fear of public speaking.

 

So, one by one we went to work dispelling and creating a plan for each fear.

 

Remove the Power of the Fear

 

The first fear we went after was her fear of messing up. First and foremost I needed to remove the power of that fear. Yes, you may mess up, how devastating would that be? Not to minimize the fear but to put it in perspective, it’s not death, it’s not loosing your job, a car accident, a health issue. It’s highly likely to get on the other side of messing up in a public speech and be okay, actually even learn how to do it better next time.

 

Beth and I discussed worse case scenarios for messing up and she gained a new perspective on just how catastrophic messing up really was.

Next, we created a strategy which included a practice plan, a delivery strategy and a few mantras that promoted success.  I also worked with her on recovery strategies if she did mess up.  One, you stop, you breath, you tell your audience the truth, not that you totally messed up, but that you need a minute.  There is absolutely nothing wrong with saying, “excuse me, I believe I need to rephrase that”, “wait, I need to collect my thoughts for a moment” or something to that effect.

I also discussed with Beth just how important it was to not think about what the audience was thinking while she was speaking. Nothing can de-rail a speaker faster than to start thinking about how poorly he/she is doing while giving a speech. In addition, I told Beth that she needed to try and focus on the people in the room that were giving her positive feedback in the form of smiles, nodding their head in agreement. I told her to make sure and not focus on the person that was scowling or zoning out because it was highly possible that those non-verbal reactions had nothing to do with her anyway.

 

 

 

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Beth’s Big Issue

 

 

Next fear, and this was a big one for her, what if I can’t follow my notes and forget important information.  Notes were a big issue for Beth.  In the past, the strategies that she had used for delivering content, her notes, had not worked, at all.  The problem was, I quickly figured out, was that Beth was trying to deliver presentations using the same style as her predecessor, and that style did not work for her.  We went through all possible options available to her for notes to deliver from and then we just started with one and had a plan to try them all until we found the one that worked best for her. I have seen far to many instructors say you have to do it one way or the other. I believe it is essential to find what works for you, because what works for one, may not work at all for another when it comes to delivery notes.

 

Our first attempt included a technique that was more scripted, primarily because this is what she thought would work the best for her. I then helped her craft her speech on these notes, with bullet points and then she tried this technique out at her next presentations. I could not wait for the report, but alas, this technique did not work for her after all. Beth got lost in the content, lost her place in the script a number of times and even forgot to look down on occasion.

 

So, we moved on to the next strategy which was create index cards with short phrases of key words by topic that would trigger information that she knew a lot about.  It turned out, this technique worked very well for her because all she really needed were memory cues.  Victory!  I’ve always believed each person needs to figure out what style works for them. YAY! Beth had a success under her belt which is what I really needed to happen to help build her self-confidence so she would start believing she could do this.

 

Creating Her Own Style

 

Next up, a tough one, what if everyone thinks I’m bad and not good at giving presentations like my predecessor.  Well, fear was even more tied into her self-confidence than the other two.  First, I had to help her understand that she was not her former boss and she needed to create a style of her own.  She was very different and that was a good thing, and that we needed to focus on her strengths and create “her” style instead of her constant efforts to be “him”.  I got her on board with this idea and we went to work creating the style that best represented what she brought to the table.  I spent a great deal of time pointing out all the great things she brought to the table, like her incredible skill with data and visuals.  In her next presentation she focused on her strengths, what she was good at and began to settle into her new style and used index cards with keyword phrases.  Another victory for her!  After this speech, for the first time ever I heard her say, “It actually went pretty well”.  This was huge considering every other speech she had reported was “really bad” or “horrible”.

Help….I Cant Speak!!!

 

Great! Now, it was time to tackle Beth’s last fear which was, what if I can’t get the words in my head out of my mouth.  I hear this fear from almost every client I work worth and that’s whether they are afraid of public speaking or not. Now, with Beth, just like with the other fears we had already address, this fear was very big for her as she struggled to communicate what was in her head in writing and speaking and had been this way for many, many years. I might add that while we are in America, Beth, is from another country and while she has a moderate accent her English is excellent.

 

It became immediately clear to me how very important it was for me to teach her how to say exactly what she was thinking and then re-craft the words, instead of trying to figure out the best way to craft the words in her head before she let them out of her mouth. If we approached this fear that way, well, Beth would never say anything out of fear!  Once we got the thoughts out of her head, then we could start cultivating the best ways to re-craft them and then basically put them back for a redo when she made the presentation.

 

I might add that Beth is excellent at her job, very excellent in fact, but because she has been so afraid of what people are going to think or say about her speaking for so long that she has created a major block.  In fact, it was almost impossible for her to get any words out of her head because she has so strongly convinced herself that her words will come out wrong or bad.  But, by working through the other three fears first, her self-confidence was already improving so she was more prime to believe that maybe she did have something to say that was worth something and that maybe she could get the words out.

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This approach meant that Beth would tell me what she wanted to say, we’d write it down, kind of like a story, then re-craft the dialogue to make it sound more like how she wanted and then pull out bullet points and place them on cards and then she was ready to go.

 

After a few tries with that type of strategy, Beth started to believe that she did, in fact know what she was talking about and that maybe, just maybe, she really could communicate that. Beth’s last presentation was successful. I got positive feedback from her which was awesome. But for me, the best part is for Beth to see that those fears that paralyzed her were really just that, fears, something to look at, create a solution for and move on. Beth is not finished yet, she will work with me a little longer, but she has made the most amazing strides and is no longer spending sleepless nights before presentations and then beating herself up after them. Beth has released her fears and now places her focus and energy on creating strategies that work and help her give better presentations. It is by addressing Beth’s fears, looking at worse case scenarios and then creating solutions, that we have been able to get her past a major hurdle; her desire to quit her job because of her terror of presentations.

It is possible to get past your fear of public speaking and craft and deliver amazing and captivating presentations, it’s all in finding a technique that works for you and applying it.

 

Guest Blogger Bio

 

Tracy Goodwin

Captive the Room with the Red Sweater Lady

www.theredsweaterlady.com

 

Tracy Goodwin is known around the globe as The Red Sweater Lady for her extensive collection of communication training videos. Tracy currently runs Captivate the Room which is presentation skills coaching for live and online speaking. For more information email tracy@theredsweaterlady.com

 

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Learning How to Have a Millionaire Mindset Using the Power of Hypnosis

 

There are a number of clichés and phrases that are very popular. They are used in television commercials, advertisements, radio shows and by parents and guardians who are trying to make a positive impact on their children’s thinking. “You can be anything you want to be,” is one of those popular phrases that has a positive message and is designed to help a person recognize his or her full potential. Hypnosis is an expansion on that belief. It is a natural way intentionally to influence the subconscious mind, and can be used to help people develop Money beliefs that can teach them how to have a millionaire mindset. Changing the way a person thinks about money is the beginning of thinking like a millionaire.

 

Personal thoughts, opinions, views, theories, contemplations, beliefs and judgments all exist within the mind. They regulate an individual’s life, but they are subject to change as the individual grows and is introduced to new concepts. The mind is on a continuous path of change, but it is up to the individual to decide on the level of change they want. Hypnosis is a safe way for people, who want to change, to learn how to Develop the millionaire mindset. Many people want to become millionaires in theory, but do not actually believe it is a possibility for them.

 

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Using the power of hypnosis is a systematic way to introduce thoughts into people’s minds that are beneficial to their lives and will inspire them to think like people who have millions so they become people who have millions. This is based on the idea that there are certain characteristics millionaires possess that are a common thread between them. This common thread is what makes them successful, and these characteristics are used as a mechanism in hypnosis to provide the same success for everyone.

 

 

Hypnosis is a way of embracing beliefs that will create more of a drive within that person to accomplish his or her innate desires. It is an effective form of therapy that directly affects the subconscious mind and inputs positive suggestions that will promote change in their thinking, and remove negative thinking patterns that are dominating their actions. The desire to be successful is a universal thought, but many people have personal beliefs about themselves that prevent them from reaching their goals.

 

 

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Change must happen in the mind first. Many people do not know how to become a millionaire. Hypnosis is a remedy for that. The mind is a powerful tool that governs the way people think and what people do, but when the mind has negative or restrictive beliefs, it affects how they view themselves and how they live. Using that power to bring positive changes into a person’s life is how hypnosis creates a Millionaire mindset.

 

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 USA Stage Hypnotist Interviews Manchester Hypnotist Chris Delaney 

I was privileged to be interviewed by Paul Ramsey – a USA stage hypnotist and the inventor of Mind Games which will soon be made into an American television programme.

 

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Hypnotist Paul Ramsay To Become A Television Superstar

SOMERSWORTH, N.H., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – 

 

College entertainer and traveling stage hypnotist Paul Ramsay has finalized a pilot show for reality television.  Ramsay hired Anchor Line Studios in Portsmouth, NH to follow him as he traveled from college to college presenting his exclusive interactive stage hypnosis show called Mind Games. Mind Games breaks the mold of traditional stage hypnotism by letting the audience control the show with remote controls and polling software. 

 

 

 

Ramsay likes to make the students the stars of the show.  Volunteers are hypnotized while still sitting in the audience, providing an up-close-and-personal experience for all in attendance.  The volunteer stage performers react to Ramsay’s hilarious scenarios created to have fun, draw laughter, and engage the crowd. Ramsay’s audience of media savvy college students offers tremendous opportunities for Ramsay to create new material and he changes his show frequently so that audiences will not see the same show twice.  Paul Ramsay is often invited back year after year because his unique show draws bigger crowds every time he appears.

 

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Ramsay is known for quickly engaging the audience volunteers who readily and comically respond to his suggestions.  In one performance, a young man believes he is giving birth to a baby; a young woman believes she is Miley Cyrus giving a concert; a group of ten students believe they are auditioning for a movie and act as cowboys and vampires; one student believes he is a superhero named Donut Boy, while another is Donut Boy’s arch nemesis: Cholesterol.

Ramsay tours heavily during the busy college orientation period from mid-August through October. Orientation and Back to School Sessions Managers book Paul Ramsay’s Mind Games to create entertainment for new students, to expose students to new ideas, to create bonding experiences and to give students a positive on-campus activity.

Paul’s first goal is for his audience to have fun.  He said, “I also want the students to know how hypnosis can help them later in their lives.  I want them to learn how hypnosis can engage the imagination; help them to be more creative, and to learn that they can control their behaviors by learning that they make decisions based on what is emotionally rewarding.  He continues, “The show always satisfies the entertainment piece of the puzzle.  The additional take-away is the lasting impression of a thought provocative tool for their future.”

Randy Kelly is the Program Advisor at Appalachian State University.  He said, “I like Paul Ramsay because his show works!  People love it; it’s a good show and it’s fun!  Paul is funny, the show is interactive, the references were great, and he offers good value for the performance.  The kids really have fun.  They never feel threatened or embarrassed and Paul has great showmanship.  His show brought in significant numbers and there was an ease of communication in working with him and absolutely no hoops to jump through to make the show happen.  We had Paul perform at our most important show of orientation week and it was just so good, so special and it made the kids think.”

 

 

 

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About Paul Ramsay

Paul Ramsay is a board certified hypnotist in private practice and tours as a stage hypnotist.  For over 10 years, Paul Ramsayhas been entertaining college and high school students as a stage hypnotist.

In 2011, Paul introduced his exclusive interactive show called Mind Games.  Paul’s private practice is dedicated to helping individuals stop negative habits such as smoking, fingernail biting, and overeating.

Ramsay’s private practice also offers customized, individual personal coaching programs to help his clients achieve their goals and maximize their potential.  The pilot is now being shopped for television.www.PaulRamsay.com  For booking, contact Neon Entertainment, 716-836-6366.

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Katty Perry Overcomes Her Breakup Through Hypnosis

Katy Perry has recently split from her ex-boyfriend John Mayer. After finding out that Mayer cheated on her with Lauren McHale, she decided to part ways. Sources say Katy is devastated after the split and has now decided to use hypnotherapy to overcome the breakup.

 

The Problem With Cheats

For many who are in love, finding out that your partner has cheated on you can be devastating. In most cases you may not have any idea that your partner is out playing the field. One day you’re in love thinking of marriage, children and a life time of happiness, next you find out the truth about the cheating rat!

It can be hard, because love is such a strong emotion. Many clients, who come to me in Katty Perry’s situation, have split up with their partner years before, but they still can’t get the thoughts of their ex out of their head. Many stay awake at night, and everything you see, hear or do reminds you of the cheating ex.

Often the ex-partner has moved on, while you are left alone in self-pity. These constant thoughts become your barrier to creating new relationships.

 

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How Did Katy Perry Use Hypnosis To Overcome Her Ex?

A common technique hypnotherapist use top help people overcome their cheating ex is the “Falling Out of Love” technique.

Most people who still have their ex on their mind, interrupting their dreams, those who are still emotionally attached to their ex, tend think about the ex’s positives, the little quirks they liked about their ex. This keeps the memory alive and the fire still burning.

The falling out of love technique helps the client re-focus. Rather than focusing on the good times, the therapist will help the client focus on the negatives, the pain and all those small things that irritated you. When done through hypnosis, these thoughts, this new perspective becomes automatically. Soon the positive emotional link with your ex will be shattered, allowing you to forget about the ex-partner, letting you move on with your life.

 

 

 

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Falling Out of Love

This a brief explanation of the falling out of love technique. I have not added the relaxation part of the session prior to the technique, nor have I added the wake up.

  1. Prior to the session ask the client to write two list. One a list of all the things the clients likes about the ex, the positive memories, the good times. Write a second list of all the negatives, the bad times, the irritations. (the second list should be much longer then the first)
  2. In trance, ask the client to recall all the positive memories in a disassociated state. Get them to see the memories as pictures or photographs.
  3. Get the client to break state and then one my one bring up each negative memory, associate the client, get them to re-live this event, as if they are there. Use all the senses “what can you see, hear,…how do you feel” build up their negative feeling, anchoring these emotions to the memory of the ex.
  4. Go back to the good memories, and deepen the dissociation. Make the image black and white, push the image further away, turn down the volume, take away and delete any emotional attachment.
  5. Return to the negative, the irritations, the pain and build these up. Make the film big and bright, turn up the volume, use surround sound, make the film and I-Max screen, use Technicolor and make the client step in to the movie so they feel that they are there. Keep asking questions about the negative memory “how does that make you feel, now?”
  6. Keep repeating this until the client only recalls negativity when they think about their ex.

 

 

 

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5 Ways to Overcome Driving Phobia

This months guest post comes from the talented writer Sarah Brooks a Houston based freelance writer and blogger.

 

The fear of driving is not altogether uncommon, and certainly nothing to be ashamed about. There could be a number of reasons for developing this particular phobia, such as being involved in an accident, or even just viewing a horrible wreck. It could also be related to another symptom such as agoraphobia.

 

However, understanding the reason for your fear isn’t necessarily essential to overcoming your anxiety. It may help, but most phobias are based on irrational beliefs, which may be hard to dispel. There are a number of ways to confront your agitation, and get behind the wheel and on your way again.

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1. Avoid negative, simple, black-and-white thinking, like “If I drive a car, I’ll get in an accident.” It is alright to understand there is an inherent risk with driving, but don’t let it consume you. This type of thinking will simply feed your angst. Don’t fill your head with negative thoughts about driving, and what might happen while you’re behind the wheel. Instead take a more positive approach. Consider all of the benefits of driving, such as independence, and the ability to get to far away destinations without a lot of hassle. Drive sensibly, and recognize your limits. Don’t push yourself too far, too fast.

 

2. Take it one step at a time. Don’t just get in the car and drive. First, just sit in the driver’s seat and start the engine, and just leave the engine running. Get a feel for what it’s like to be in the “captain’s chair” of such a powerful machine, and keep reminding yourself you are in control. Next, just move slowly back and forth in the driveway or a vacant parking lot. Don’t even worry about using the gas pedal; let the idling motor do the work. Get used to controlling the car while it’s in motion. Then try slowly going around a quiet, familiar neighborhood. Just take a few laps around a block where you feel comfortable and aren’t likely to run into much (if any) traffic. From there, choose a destination only a short distance from where you start. Then keep going further, gradually expanding your limits. Avoid busy motorways and especially freeways until you feel comfortable. Above all, don’t rush – take it at your own pace.

 

3. Practice relaxation techniques, both in and outside the car. Getting enough rest, eating well and practicing meditation are all good ways to help relieve stress in any form. When you are in the car, a little deep breathing before you get started can help. Practicing a mantra, such as “The car is just a tool, a friend, and I’m in control and a good driver” (or whatever works for you). Listen to music if it helps you relax, or make sure the radio is off if it adds to your tension.

 

 

 

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4. Make use of positive thinking. Congratulate yourself on the things you are doing right – driving carefully, adhering to the speed limit (both min and max), being alert and aware of your surroundings. Plan out your journey and know the route beforehand. Convince yourself it’s not the end of the world to miss a turn, and doesn’t warrant sudden erratic lane changes. You can always turn around at a safe location, if needed. Accept that moving to the slow lane is fine. Driving fast isn’t a must, especially if you’ve planned well and given yourself plenty of time to reach your destination. Properly maintain your vehicle to ensure it’s safe. Check the lights, turn signals, mirrors, seat belts, and get regular tune-ups. Before beginning your journey, make sure you are comfortable in your seat and positioned to reach the steering wheel, pedals, and other features without issues.

 

5. Don’t be afraid to ask for help, both for your driving and your phobia. If your fear of driving is overwhelming you, or especially if it is coupled with other causes for anxiety, seek advice from a medical professional. Trained counselors can help you rationalize your fears and put them in their proper perspective. If you have friends or family to help you with your driving, take advantage of that resource. You may also consider enrolling in driving school or defensive driving classes to make you more comfortable with your skills, which will naturally ease your concerns about being behind the wheel.

 

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This is a guest post by Sarah Brooks from Freepeoplesearch.org. She is a Houston based freelance writer and blogger. Questions and comments can be sent to brooks.sarah23 @ gmail.com.

 

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Kent Student With Chronic Cheese (Turophobia) Phobia

 

As with most phobias, they are to the non phobic, irrational. A 22 year Kent student has had a lifetime phobia of cheese – Turophobia. Becoming a turophobic at the age 4 could be one of the reasons why her phobic is so strong now, Melissa North can no longer walk past the deli counter without breaking out in cold sweats.

 

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Growing up, her schools friends finding she was turophobic, decided to test her claims of being a phobic by throwing large amounts of cream cheese in her face. “I went to the toilets but was in too much of a state to clean it off. I was panicking and crying and I could just feel this horrible sticky cheese all over my face.”

 

Melissa phobia is getting out of control, these days she can’t walk past a deli counter, she has to switch the channel on the TV remote when a cheese advert is shown and when her boyfriend chases her around the flat holding a block cheese“I just have to lock myself in the bathroom until he gets bored. He is supportive of me but it’s hard to explain how much I hate it.”
 

 

 

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The article talks about using coping strategies to overcome the phobia. But you don’t have to. Hypnotherapy and NLP can delete the phobia, remove the fear and leave you anxious free.

 

Most phobics wrongly believe they have to put up with their phobia for the rest of their life. But that just isn’t true. Phobias can be gone within a couple of hours of hypnotherapy.

 

Read the full story here: She must Brie terrified: Student reveals chronic cheese phobia so bad she cries when she passes supermarket counter

 

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