Reflection Upon Inspirational Stories From Past Workshops

Getting Over Stage Fright Workshop 2005 Hello all, I want to thank everyone for all of their help at the seminar. Since that weekend I have attended 6 Toastmasters meetings where I have given speeches and have done table topics. I have noticed my overall anxiety level...

To Medicate or Not to Medicate…that is the Question

Is it a crutch, a stepping stone, or does it depend on the situation? This question has come up often at the workshop and on the follow up calls for decades. Written by Janet Esposito, 2010 Many people report that they don’t like the idea of using a medication...

The Importance of Maintaining Your Progress

Tomorrow morning during my introduction, I will be emphasizing to the group members the importance of maintaining their progress after the workshop. Everyone wants to know “what is the cure, how long will it take?” Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet as you may...

Commitment, Acceptance, and Autopilot

Do you “blackout” and can’t remember what you said while speaking? How do you put the “blackout” feeling into perspective? “You need to accept your anxiety about public speaking.” When I first began my journey with overcoming stage fright, this was the...