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    So, I'm very unconfident and generally quite introverted; although I've not been diagnosed, I feel I'm suffering from social anxiety to be quite frank.

    We do a lot of group work on my course where we do role-plays and the rest of the group watches, and then gives feedback. I'm okay doing one to one with a partner, or with a teacher watching but I cannot do it with a group watching.The thought of it actually makes me want to leave my course which I've worked very hard to get onto. Can anyone give me advice on how to handle this type of issue?
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    You have to think everything you do is to make yourself grow. You have to think you're the best but without thinking you're better than others. Fear no one and don't be weak
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    (Original post by samantham999)
    You have to think everything you do is to make yourself grow. You have to think you're the best but without thinking you're better than others. Fear no one and don't be weak
    Do you think it could possibly be a good idea to get some sort of counselling?
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    Do you think it could possibly be a good idea to get some sort of counselling?
    No! Figure how to become confident by yourself. Besides telling another person you're having trouble is not a good idea

    Practice speaking? speak slower and speak calmer
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    Anyone else been able to get through a situation similar to this?
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    Just fake it honestly, imagine you are the most confident/funniest/smartest/whatever person in that room and play out that role as if you were in a play.
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    Just fake it honestly, imagine you are the most confident/funniest/smartest/whatever person in that room and play out that role as if you were in a play.
    Yeah, I think that's the only way :/
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    So, I'm very unconfident and generally quite introverted; although I've not been diagnosed, I feel I'm suffering from social anxiety to be quite frank.

    We do a lot of group work on my course where we do role-plays and the rest of the group watches, and then gives feedback. I'm okay doing one to one with a partner, or with a teacher watching but I cannot do it with a group watching.The thought of it actually makes me want to leave my course which I've worked very hard to get onto. Can anyone give me advice on how to handle this type of issue?
    Just decide to be confident. Pretend at first, and eventually it'll be real.
 
 
 
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