I hear it over and over again – how scary those first few minutes can be, when you step up to speak or perform and all the attention is turnedRead more
What % of a whole person are you?
We’ve all been there, sweating and anxious days to weeks before a presentation thinking our whole job depends on those crucial minutes while speaking. What if you looked at itRead more
In full disclosure, I should be embarrassed. Instead, I’m proud.
Last month, I had the honor of being invited to do a video meeting/interview with a well-known psychologist, author and founder of Essential Speaker, Dr. Doreen Downing. Her project wasRead more
What Enrages Me About Beta-Blockers and Also Why I’m in Strong Favor of Them
I’m fired up about them and this is my PSA sharing my, Janet’s and others’ experiences! There are people completely for or against beta-blockers, some who have never wanted toRead more
A Mind-Blowing Way to Reframe Embarrassment, Shame and Humiliation
The “consolidation window” occurs for up to 6 hours after a distressing or potentially traumatic experience occurs when memories are being stored and strengthened in the brain. Many of usRead more
Focus on Your Purpose, Not Yourself
I used to be so hyper-vigilant of my anxiety while speaking, I would rush through, “hiding” and ignoring my audience. Once I learned the technique, to focus on my message,Read more
My First 3 Guest Speaker Events – Behind the Scenes
I was asked to be a guest speaker at 3 networking events last month, and they all fell in the same week! When it rains, it pours! Without hesitation, IRead more
Stepping Stones and Hierarchies
I lived my life feeling overly anxious for many years, too caught up in the cycle of fear to do anything about it. Living a self-limited life. Until the painRead more