Fear of speaking in public is one of the most common fears. In a sense, it is a social fear often based on a feeling of insecurity. There are simple steps to overcome any social fear. Even speaking in Public. But you’ve got to WANT it first!
STRATEGY NUMBER 1
The most common way to deal with this fear is AVOIDANCE. And that’s totally fine.
Avoidance reinforces a neuro-network responsible for the fear of speaking: a trigger-response loop. The trigger is speaking the response is stress or survival mindset.
When speaking triggers a stress response we feel the panic in our body and believe the thoughts triggered by the stress hormones that say we are in ‘danger’.
The reward of avoidance is safety, which strengthens the loop. The more you avoid, the better you get at avoiding situations that make you uncomfortable.
If that is what you want
THAT IS TOTALLY FINE.
But if you are ready to grow and be more confident and less insecure in social situations or when speaking...