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Anxious Or Nervous? How To Turn This Fear Into Fuel.

When do you feel anxious or nervous? Chances are it’s when you have to speak to a group of people. Today my colleague and I are giving a talk to a large group of government employees on the effects of stress and stress management. I’m really excited because I love this topic. But I’m also getting hit with occasional waves of nervousness. Through the past week I’ve wondered: “What if I completely bomb this?” “What if others think I’m terrible?” “What if I’m met with a lot of resistance?” I’m noticing a very real experience of anxiety. Over the past month, I’ve also noticed this theme emerge in conversations with my clients and friends: “I’m having a really hard time speaking up in my meetings.” “I’m going away for the weekend with this new guy I’m dating and I’m really nervous.”