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    Basically I’m doing a speech to a group of strangers and I was wondering if there’s any tip once can give, so I can remain calm and not get nervous?
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    I heard if you imagine everyone in the room is only wearing underwear it helps. Try it maybe.
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    Don't look directly into their eyes, look just on their hair.
    If you have learnt the speech by your heart, then there will not be much problem while utterance.However, keep your emotions in check, appear natural instead of sounding like a robot.
    Keep practising in front of any one of your friends or family members without using the chit.
    And also use your hands wisely and maintain a good upward posture while you give your speech.
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    (Original post by The Night King)
    I heard if you imagine everyone in the room is only wearing underwear it helps. Try it maybe.
    Lol before I imagined them to be eggs but that didn’t work.😩🤨
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    (Original post by thefadingsoul)
    Don't look directly into their eyes, look just on their hair.
    If you have learnt the speech by your heart, then there will not be much problem while utterance.However, keep your emotions in check, appear natural instead of sounding like a robot.
    Keep practising in front of any one of your friends or family members without using the chit.
    And also use your hands wisely and maintain a good upward posture while you give your speech.
    What’s kind of posture should one do?
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    Speak relatively slowly and don't be afraid to pause for a couple of seconds between sentences. If you make a mistake, don't apologise or flap, just repeat what you had intended to say and carry on. Maybe don't make eye contact until you are a bit more experienced, but do try to move your gaze around the room - it keeps people feeling engaged
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    What’s kind of posture should one do?
    You should watch youtube videos for example.
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    (Original post by Shaista_A)
    What’s kind of posture should one do?
    Back straight, head up, shoulders back a little so that you assert some confidence (even if you don't feel confident!).
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    If you feel that your legs are shaking, rather than wobble, walk around a bit. Just a few paces, make sure to keep your voice clear, and then continue to talk whilst standing still. Also: If the way you are speaking bores you, they are probably 10 times as bored. Make sure to change your tone, and speak as though you are an expert. Good luck!
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    Thank you all for the advice , much appreciated.
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    (Original post by Shaista_A)
    What’s kind of posture should one do?
    Be comfortable. It's important to act as though you're at ease, even if you're heart is pounding
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    Use as much space in the ‘stage’ as by standing still most of the time it’s a defensive posture while moving around openly expressing yourself is what people like to see.
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