Why Are People Afraid of Public Speech?

Everyone has probably faced the necessity to pronounce a speech in front of an audience. Everybody studied at school and presented numerous projects or perhaps sang in a college choir. Some people remain totally calm when they were to speak in public, but there are the ones who start feeling funny even the day before their speech or performance.

Public speeches are the necessary part of many professions, but may people still are afraid to speak in front of a group of other people. To help such individuals to cope with that problem it is sensible to find out where does it come from.

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How Not to Be Mislead by How’s

There appear more and more books in the bookshops the intriguing titles of which say “How to Become Successful”, “How to Marry a Prince”, “How to Acquire Tabs ABS” and other how’s. It seems to be simple when you open the book and look through a couple of pages. But are there many enlightened who leave the book shop with full comprehension of the problem and have their lives changed to better at once.

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Books to Wake Public Consciousness

Usually books are meant to entertain us and save from boredom of ordinary life. However, some writers use their literary talent to speak of the things which the government prefers to conceal from public view. For instance, I recommend you to read the following books to get an idea of what the life of African American servants in the America of 1950s was like.

“The Help”, a novel written by Kathryn Stockett in 2009, provides an opportunity to learn more about the difficulties and injustice with which the life pf black people was filled. The main characters of the book are maids Aibileen and Minny whose life was bitter most of them time but who, nevertheless, preserved the kindness and the ability to love in their hearts. A young white woman, Skeeter, is concerned about the poor state of black people and writes a novel about the life of the help in Mississippi to draw the public attention to the problem. It is a very brave step as Skeeter’s voice became the first to express dissatisfaction with present regime. The book is full of sad stories of the maids being devoted to the family but punished cruelly for their minor faults.

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Bad habits of my boyfriend.

I have been dating my boyfriend John for six months. I like him very much. John is funny and interesting guy. But people are not perfect. And John is not perfect either. We have been living together for four months. And even though I like him very much I just can’t stand his bad habits. Well, first of all he smokes regularly. And I’m not okay with it. I smoked myself but I gave up. And for me it is quite difficult to live with a smoker. I asked him several times not to smoke in my presence. Well, it worked for some period of time but then he ignored my asks. And I just can’t stand it anymore. He just doesn’t keep his promises. Of course he realizes that smoking is not healthy and we have discussed it several times. Anyway he keeps smoking. He tells me that he can’t quit because smoking is relaxing and even supporting. Well, as an ex-smoker I could understand him. Anyway I managed myself to give it up so I suppose he could do the same. I’m sure that he just doesn’t want to do it. I hate that disgusting smell in our apartment and I can’t stand full ashtrays all over the place. That’s terrible indeed. Also he likes to hang out with his friends. And it seems to me that he has problems with alcohol as well. I hope it just seems to me.

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Annie Collinge.

Today I would like to write about photography of Annie Collinge. Annie Collinge was born in London and currently she lives and works in Brooklyn, New York City. Sometimes it is quite difficult to distinguish the genre of the pictures she takes. And it attracts me most of all. Collinge “creates the most imaginative and playful still lives for accessories pages in fashion mags I’ve ever seen” (by Perrin Drumm). This is the most exact description of Collinge’s photography.

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How to Feed a Light-eater

What to do if your child refuses to eat? How to make a stubborn toddler be interested in food and try new meals? To turn the family dinner into a pleasant time for both the child and the mother we suggest you to stick to some easy rules.

  • Exclude all the artificial flavors and pigments. They are proved to cause an addiction and the child gradually ceases feeling the taste of organic food. It appears to be dull to him and that is the reason of the appetite loss.
  • Don’t give to your child pastry products as a quick snack. This food will make him feel full for a long time without bringing much use. But an apple or an orange eaten half an hour before the lunch will stimulate the appetite and your children won’t refuse to eat their standard servings.

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How to motivate your boyfriend to lose weight.

It seems to you that your boyfriend is overweight? And you have no idea what to do? Well, it depends on him but it even may hurt him if you share your worries directly. If he doesn’t takes the hints then you have to say him he should lose the weight. It doesn’t work as well? You have tried already several times? Then you have to be persistent because it concerns not only his physical appearance but mainly health issues. But if you are overweight yourself and blame your boyfriend then it wouldn’t work definitely. I mean you should start first. Otherwise you have no right to require something from him. I think it is obvious. Explain him that it would improve not only his physical appearance but his mood as well.

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