I'm Cheryl Mathews. I've studied public speaking fear for several decades. AMA!
My short bio: Hey Redditors! I got my PhD in Psychology and I specialize in anxiety. Here's a cheat sheet on how to control public speaking fear, performance anxiety, and social anxiety. To manage fear, it helps to understand the two phases of fear and what parts you can and cannot control.
Wednesday - Hey, great questions! I'm going to stop for today. I'll be back tomorrow and look forward to more questions and dialogue.
Thursday - Stopping for today. I'll finish up any remaining questions tomorrow.