Butterflies, Joy and Purpose

I recently had the opportunity to speak at International Women’s Day. If you know anything about my journey, you’ll know that just 18 months ago I was terrified of public speaking – ice in my veins, no thoughts in my head kind of terrified. Why say yes?

BE YOURSELF

Making your authentic-self visible is a choice to rebel against a norm that says your value comes from presenting a perfect image to the world. It doesn’t.

OVERCOMING THE FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING

(Estimated reading time 3 minutes) This week I’m diving headlong into overcoming one of my long standing fears – public speaking. I went to my first Toastmasters meeting, did a video which I shared on Facebook and will be attending my first Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) event by the time this blog posts. […]