Everybody loves to dance, yet we feel that not everyone is good in performing. Our body automatically responses to rhythm as well to music. All our senses are being tuned in the minute we listen to music, we can feel the way emotions are being expressed. The way the tones are uplifting or down to earth. Bringing in the connection with our emotional body and memories. I know as a kid I was always being struck deep in my heart when the marching bands passed down our streets. At a concert by a band with only a rhythm section, the first song they played opened my heart so wide open, tears started to flow. …
According to Oxford Dictionaries, the definition of speech is “the expression of or the ability to express thoughts and feelings by articulate sounds”, when according to the same source the definition of public speaking is “the action or practice of addressing public gatherings; the making of speeches”.
To most people’s mind, however, public speaking is one of their greatest fears, if not the greatest, as we feel vulnerable when we are exposed to an audience that we do not know, and we are afraid that we are going to be criticised. According to many pieces of research, the fear of speaking in public can be greater than the fear that many people have for spiders or even for death. On top of that, there are many people that have nightmares because of the Q&A sessions when they have to present their own projects.
But why is public speaking such an important skill to obtain and what are the benefits of it?