Fear Of Public Speaking Speech

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Public speaking is one of the number one fear in America. When I was in high school, I always had assignments where I would have to speak in front of the class, and I would dredge it. My voice would tremble and my hands would shake uncontrollably. I have always been a shy person and that conflicted with me having to be able to speak in front of a big group of people. When I was younger, I found ways to get out of doing plays or speaking, but when I got older it was no way. I would feel embarrassed when I would be talking and people would yell out saying “I can’t hear you” or “speak louder” it made my anxiety worse. Going into my senior I could see myself slowly starting to evolve. A day away from one of the most important day of my life I had less than 24 hours to face my biggest fear. however I learned that on graduation day by gathering up a little bit of courage can help overcome a fear of public speaking, and can one day help me be successful. Today was the day June, the fourteenth graduation day I got up with butterflies in my stomach. It started at two o'clock, but the students had to be there by twelve to make sure we all came on time. I was so nervous to go to graduation because I got a call less than 24 hours ago about a speech I wasn't prepared for. My mom could see the nervous look in my face and told me “ you're going to do great don’t worry, we're all proud of you.” After my pep talk, it was time for me to start getting ready. My cousin curled my hair and my

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