The Fear of Public Speaking

The fear of public speaking
The word come from the
Greek root “glossa” (which
means ‘tongue’) and the root
“phobia” (which means ‘fear’)
This is the Top Ten List of Global Fears:
1. Fear of public speaking (Glossophobia)
2. Fear of death (Necrophobia)
3. Fear of spiders (Arachnophobia)
4. Fear of darkness (Achluophobia, Scotophobia or
5. Fear of heights (Acrophobia)
6. Fear of people or social situations (Sociophobia)
7. Fear of flying (Aerophobia)
8. Fear of open spaces (Agoraphobia)
9. Fear of thunder and lightning (Brontophobia)
10. Fear of confined spaces (Claustrophobia)
Your fear of public speaking is Low if your score is up to 15 points. You
actually have no phobia. Your feelings and motions in front of an
audience are normal tensions every public speaker has in the beginning.
They can be overcome with a good night rest and breathing exercises.
Nothing to worry about.
If your score is up to 45 points, Welcome to the club! Like the majority
you are feeling very uncomfortable. Nerves and tensions influence your
behavior seriously. But there is a way out.
If your score is more than 45 points, You suffer from the phobia fear of
public speaking. You avoid any situation that might include public
speaking. You hate making and giving presentation speeches. It's
extremely difficult for you to speak in front of a group. But, you are
aware of the necessity ánd the possibilities to cure your phobia.
Heart pounding
Hands shaking
Forehead sweats
Mouth goes dry
Stomach hurts
Light-headed (lack of oxygen)
Shallow breathing
Realize how the audience
really feels
Visualize Success Like a Pro
Talk yourself into
a great speech.
Practice makes
Small Exercises