Public Speaking Tip: Breathing Easy Does it

A Perfect Wearable Reminder

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Deep Breath

Over the years I have talked about how good breathing technique is great at  calming your nerves, and it’s brilliant for pacing your talk.

I thought these two exercises would be a good refresher.

Previously I passed on this great old tip:  when walking breath in  through your nose  for four steps, hold your breath for four steps and breathe out through your mouth for four steps.  This helps regulate your heart rate when you are taking mild exercise.  Your speaking benefits because the more you do this the more your body becomes accustomed to it, and it has a calming effect on your body.

A static exercise:

This is one you can do at the venue before you get up to speak:

Breathe in through the nose and out through your mouth just the same as in the previous exercise.   This time you breathe in through your…

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