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Identify what makes you feel nervous when you face the public. In some situations; before you go for an interview, (It could be a job interview) you had already practised what you would say, but you are worried about failure despite your preparation. Why are you worried? Perhaps your inner critic is laughing at your efforts as you practise. Your inner critic tells you, “You cannot do it and you do not deserve that job.” When you listen to your critic, you lose self-confidence. Rather than listening to your inner critic that whispers ‘‘you cannot’’, challenge and question that voice by saying, “Why do you say I will not be picked?” Place your hand on your chest and say, “I am qualified and I deserve the job!”.
Identify why you are scared. Are you scared of rejection or you will not be picked? First, believe you deserve the job. If you are not picked, try to know the reason; maybe you did not perform so well in the test. When you understand the situation, it helps you prepare better the next time you try again.
Are you scared of the unknown questions? Practise the answers to the questions before you go for an interview. When you go for the interview, be relaxed and calm. If you are relaxed and calm, you project an aura of confidence. Identify your skills and abilities. Identify how you can use your skill in the job you intend to get. Learn and prepare. Although it might not be a job interview for you, we get nervous at different points in our lives. It is important you identify these factors that make you nervous and deal with it.
Silence your inner critic!
THINK POSITIVE! STAY POSITIVE! NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAMS!
YES, YOU CAN! 💪