Fear of Speaking with Linda Ugelow
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“When you look at fear as a pointer to past experiences asking to be resolved or healed, the fear of speaking becomes an opportunity through which we can clear up what holds us back in unseen ways.” Linda Ugelow Linda joins me today to discuss speaking with confidence and delight. She explains how society and the modern educational system program us to fear speaking. She describes the relationship between feelings of belonging and confidence in public speaking. Linda also highlights why it’s essential to heal and resolve past experiences to overcome speaking fears and underscores the importance of finding our places of flow and connection. This week on The Mindset Zone: * Linda’s background in public speaking * Our basic need to belong and why the fear of public speaking is common * Why Periscope was a scary experience for Linda in the beginning * Tools to manage the fear in public speaking * Storytelling and human potential in communities * Creating safe spaces to speak and tell stories * Why public speaking fear is not the villain * How having a guide or coach can accelerate working through public speaking fears * Inner freedom and transforming the inner critic * Cultivating the ability to understand yourself and be your own best friend * Watching yourself on video without cringing * Learning to balance positive and negative emotions * Finding and highlighting flow and connection The Guest: Linda Ugelow is a speaking empowerment coach, keynote speaker, and the author of Delight in the Limelight. Linda has over four decades of experience as a performing artist and has spent years helping people get comfortable in their own skin. Using groundbreaking approaches, she helps entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, teams, authors, and overcome their dread of the limelight. She graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology/Psychology and holds a Master’s in Movement, Mind-Body, and Expressive Therapies from Lesley University. Resources Mentioned: * Book: Boiling Energy: Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung by Richard Katz Connect with Linda Ugelow: * Linda Ugelow Website * The Speaker Preparation Checklist * Book: a href="https://www.amazon.com/Delight-Limelight-Overcome-Realize-Dreams/dp/1989603947/ref=sr_1_1?crid=37PVSKT16ERQ5&keywords=Linda+Ugelow&qid=1674523903&sprefix=linda+ugelow%2Caps%2C336&sr=8-1" target="_blank" rel="noreferre...
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