Conquer Your Speechfright: Learn how to Overcome the Nervousness of Public Speaking
By focusing on and applying the most recent communication anxiety research, this resource incorporates the finding that a combination of various techniques results in the greatest reduction of anxiety.
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chapter two Definitions and Assessments
chapter three Causes of Speechfright
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abdominal breathing exercise audience audiotape behavioral rehearsal behaviors calming sigh CHAPTER SUMMARY cognitive distortions cognitive restructuring commitment COMMUNICATION APPREHENSION communication research Conquering Speechfright Damnation Thinking deep abdominal breathing deep breathing deep muscle relaxation delivering a speech excessive activation fear of public feared events fight or flight firing order flight response giving a speech goals hierarchy of feared hyperventilation imagery Interpersonal Relationships Interpersonal support irrational beliefs irrational conclusions learn public speaking mental pictures multidimensional approach negative overcoming speechfright pause five seconds pause ten seconds personality dimensions physical exercise positive coping statements practice the techniques public communication public speaking class public speaking skills QUESTIONS After reading Rational beliefs relaxation pause REVIEW QUESTIONS Richmond & McCroskey scores situation skills training speaker speaking in public step strongly agree strongly disagree Study the tension sympathetic nervous system systematic desensitization tense tension pause five tracking the firing train your body undecided worrisome thoughts