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Posted July 23, 2013 by

How to Calm Those Public Speaking Jitters

Businesswoman speaking at a conference

Businesswoman speaking at a conference. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Your mouth feels like a desert, although small streams of sweat have started congregating on your forehead and running toward your eyes. Your hands have fared no better, and you frantically look for a tissue to wipe the clamminess off of your palms — which is next to impossible with your trembling fingers. You wonder if anyone can hear your knees knocking as you walk up to the podium and nervously begin speaking. You stumble over your words, and feel like a fool by the time you’ve finished your presentation. (more…)