Overcoming The Fear of Public Speaking

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With all the attention, and under the spotlight, it is perfectly normal to feel nervous when speaking in front of an audience. Some may feel nervous more than others, but it should not affect your performance. No matter what you do in life, there comes a day in which you will have to present or speak in front of a crowd of people. Just the other week, we had to present our project in front of the entire class and gained some tips along the way. Here are some tips and tricks to take advantage of your fear and make it on your side.

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Nostalgia and Memories of Your Past

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Nostalgia can be quite a curious thing when you think about it. It is foundry remembering the past; any place, thing, or action we did in the past. Believe it or not, nostalgia can be very important to our self identity, and our mental health. In the 1680s, nostalgia was seen as an illness. Soldiers longing for home was said to have the disease of nostalgia, but research shows that nostalgia is a good thing for us.

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Why Do We Cry?

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It’s okay. You can cry. Okay, but why do we cry after watching something really sad or after a tough break up? If you think about it, crying is very very strange. I mean our face turns all red, and water just starts bursting out our eyes.  Well let’s see what science has to say about this.  Continue reading

The Science Behind Gratitude

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We’ve all been there. We’ve all been told not to take things for granted and to always appreciate what you have. But we really don’t know the true meaning of these words until we have a big life experience that teaches us this lesson, or unless there is a valid argument explaining this. So obviously since I can’t give you an adventure, let’s try and explain the science behind gratitude. Just so we can understand it a little better.

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