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Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Medics007(m): 5:15pm On Mar 06, 2018
Hi everyone, please I need a help from people who struggle with stage fright and won. Facing the audience is a very big headache for me, which seems to be very impossible to overcome, so whenever I have to do it, I must take drugs to control my heartbeat, which I want to stop taking now. Please I need advice on on how to easily overcome stage fright without using drugs. Thanks in anticipation.

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by lipstick2(f): 7:19pm On Mar 06, 2018
Medics007:
Hi everyone, please I need a help from people who struggle with stage fright and won. Facing the audience is a very big headache for me, which seems to be very impossible to overcome, so whenever I have to do it, I must take drugs to control my heartbeat, which I want to stop taking now. Please I need advice on on how to easily overcome stage fright without using drugs. Thanks in anticipation.

Cc; r231, freigburger, lalasticlala



No drugs
Study and be a master of what u want to present
Do not look at the faces of the people
Learn to move around, don't b static if not they will see ur not confident.

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Toscarel: 7:22pm On Mar 06, 2018
Meet that doctor in the jungle

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Nobody: 7:23pm On Mar 06, 2018
I can remember when I was like that..
people would be like; "dont look at 'em faces", "with time you'd be used to it", "just burst before you climb that stage", blah blah blah.. but like this word ''j7tptpz'h", all na wash.-. i repeat, "all na wash".
.. after day to day encounter with area boys, mumu women inside bus and nonsense encounter with useless keke drivers wey wan charge u pass the normal t.port, stage fright and street-show-yourself fright was overcomed.
aspa ur case ba.. you just have to do somethings.
1. try to form a 'steady' voice while on stage.
2. don't look at people's faces.. look into their eyes.. this would make them uncomfortable.. and na better moral booster sef.
3. forget drugs..
4. make up ur mind say u come to "clear people doubt"
5. never ever cough before starting ur yarn when you've already climbed on stage.. as this would make the crowd focus on you more than they planned.
6. this is the most important point:
since you are a man, then be a MAN.
#manNoDeyFear

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by dogstyle007(m): 7:23pm On Mar 06, 2018
Hmmm
Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Ahmed0336(m): 7:23pm On Mar 06, 2018
Toscarel:
Meet that doctor in the jungle
If you don't have something good say its better to keep shut.
Op practice makes perfect. Just keep doing your thing without drugs with time you will get used to it.
Have you tried talking to yourself looking directly at your eye in the mirror?

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Culin(f): 7:23pm On Mar 06, 2018
It stops when you get used to coming on stage frequently. You can help a little by preparing very well before coming on stage so you don't make a fool of yourself, but still, the fear goes with you facing people regularly.

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by snowden9(m): 7:23pm On Mar 06, 2018
It's normal though. Someone might come to you with 10 ways, 20 ways, etc to overcome stage fright but my brother to be sincere with you, like AIDS, no one has gotten that cure yet. Yea, there are some people that are good orators but they're just like you. They faced the challenge of standing in a crowd instead of cowering away telling themselves they couldn't do it. Even Martin Luther King Jr rehearsed his 'I have a dream' speech over and over again cos he too wasn't 100% when it came to facing a crowd.
The first step to overcoming stage fright is to do it,do it again and again and again till you know you're better than the first time. I sing in my church and if somebody had told me years ago that I'll stand in front of over 200 people to sing, I'll call em a false prophet. But the day I was forced to do it, I told myself I could, I had lots of butterflies in my stomach kinda feeling and sometimes I still get that feeling but when I show up and hold that mic,all those 'fear of failing' feelings die off. I do it cos i know I'm preparing myself for a bigger crowd.
Give up trying to be perfect and know that it is okay to make mistakes. Be natural, be yourself. Take deep breathes and finally, SPEAK.

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Obidoki: 7:24pm On Mar 06, 2018
Smoke weed everyday

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by bloomstar: 7:24pm On Mar 06, 2018
fright it self is a normal thing, but you must build confidence on something, either knowledge of the topic, vast knowledge, confidence on something which migjht be abstract. you just hope on something to excel through. must people build their confidence in the lord God because he never fails, try him too. one with God is majority, no science, no degree, no techniques pass him.

read here about anxiety http://generalhealthinfo.com/2017/11/28/stress-causes-manage-anxiety/

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Euouae: 7:24pm On Mar 06, 2018
Alcohol!

Works for me... Most brilliant on stage when am a little tipsy

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by PharmaGirl(f): 7:24pm On Mar 06, 2018
kiss

There's really no need using drugs before speaking in public.Truth is everyone, even well known public speakers faced stage fright at one point or the other.

But they overcame.

You can try reading books on public speaking OP.
Also try and be confident.

Practice in your room too or before friends before you give any lecture.
Practice makes perfect.

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Gazzy88(m): 7:24pm On Mar 06, 2018
chewing gums work berra.
Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by LAGATA(m): 7:25pm On Mar 06, 2018
Medics007:
Hi everyone, please I need a help from people who struggle with stage fright and won. Facing the audience is a very big headache for me, which seems to be very impossible to overcome, so whenever I have to do it, I must take drugs to control my heartbeat, which I want to stop taking now. Please I need advice on on how to easily overcome stage fright without using drugs. Thanks in anticipation.



I understand your plight bro. Honestly it takes alot of determination, focus, control, and balance to overcome stage/audience fright. By the way abeg wats the name of the drug u take to control ur heartbeat pls

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Kimberlykay(f): 7:25pm On Mar 06, 2018
Am also quite shy n can't do public speaking... Pls help!! sad

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by oyetunder(m): 7:25pm On Mar 06, 2018
Wetin u dey fear on stage?

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by stubbornman(m): 7:25pm On Mar 06, 2018
Feel like a god before your audience and stiff your yansh (it works for first timers)



.....Please how can know the mods that ban me

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by makydebbie(f): 7:25pm On Mar 06, 2018
Use your mirror to practice, works for me.

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by shugatee(f): 7:26pm On Mar 06, 2018
Go on stage and picture every one in the room naked

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by femi4: 7:26pm On Mar 06, 2018
Medics007:
Hi everyone, please I need a help from people who struggle with stage fright and won. Facing the audience is a very big headache for me, which seems to be very impossible to overcome, so whenever I have to do it, I must take drugs to control my heartbeat, which I want to stop taking now. Please I need advice on on how to easily overcome stage fright without using drugs. Thanks in anticipation.

you have to start small by addressing few people


From being a group leader, to a class captain, course rep etc. You learn how to talk by talking and watch how others talk when they address people

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by mayskit4luv(m): 7:26pm On Mar 06, 2018
cool
Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Lexusgs430: 7:26pm On Mar 06, 2018
Medics007:
Hi everyone, please I need a help from people who struggle with stage fright and won. Facing the audience is a very big headache for me, which seems to be very impossible to overcome, so whenever I have to do it, I must take drugs to control my heartbeat, which I want to stop taking now. Please I need advice on on how to easily overcome stage fright without using drugs. Thanks in anticipation.


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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by MISTAICEY02288(m): 7:26pm On Mar 06, 2018
Hmmm... OP i understand you cos i used to be like that too although it hasn't left me completely but i have improved over the years. Here's a tip i got from someone which has really been helpful to me especially in my final year in Uni days during times of individual and group presentations as well as project defence.

The tip is: whenever you're facing a croud or audience, never look at their faces. Instead, be looking at their hair, caps, gele, etc, or few inches above their head and you should be moving around while making the presentation also, never stand still at one place .. They will think you're actually looking at them but you are actually not. This way, you would be more confident. And also, stop the drug cos its not good for your health and could have later effects on your heart in future. Peace!

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Stephenndidi85: 7:26pm On Mar 06, 2018
no drugs... dnt look at them direct to their eye and again, pratice by paticipating in small programs
Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by Mrkumareze(m): 7:27pm On Mar 06, 2018
To be a good public speaker you must overcome the pressure emanating from eye contact . First, try have non competitive talks like in primary or secondary schools . By doing this u 'll become stronger.

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by echobazz(m): 7:27pm On Mar 06, 2018
lipstick2:




No drugs
Study and be a master of what u want to present
Do not look at the faces of the people
Learn to move around, don't b static if not they will see ur not confident.
You've said it all.

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Re: Hi Nairalanders, A Fellow Needs A Help On How To Overcome Stage Fright by stubbornman(m): 7:27pm On Mar 06, 2018
Gazzy88:
chewing gums work berra.


Nah so you go take finish one dangote trailer load of chewing gum still you never talk anything.....

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