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Owlbears and stage fright

This week, I was at a conference – an academic conference, mind you. I was presenting my research to experts in my field. Conferences are exhilarating, but they are terrifying as well. 790 more words

Mental Health

Just Picture Them In Their Underwear...

Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy; Eminem may have summed up stage-fright best in his ’02 classic Lose Yourself. You’ve likely been there before too. 731 more words


Stage fright.

As of late I’ve been on this kick of conquering fear. I was all proud of myself for it because I did something horrifying everyday, except I did not do the obvious: publicly share my blog. 139 more words

Writing Fiction

Using Mindfulness to Overcome Stage Fright

In a previous blog post, I wrote about the Mindfulness Leadership conference that I attended and how I found the content to be very valuable to me as a person and as a musician. 693 more words


Completely Confident!

You’ve been waiting for this day to come. You’ve practiced, rehearsed, prepared everything. You know your stuff, so, why are your body and mind responding this way? 443 more words


The Stage: A Horror Story

Everyone has been so focused on the content of their TED Talk that they seem to have forgotten one very important aspect of any presentation: It’s required to speak… on stage… in front of a bunch of people. 676 more words

First time

*presses play and lights up a cigarette*

Okay. I realized that I have a stage fright before writing this first entry. This is good. So good. 127 more words