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6 Ways to Get Rid of Nervous Before Presenting

6 Ways to Get Rid of Nervous Before Presenting


If your working world needs you to do presentation from time to time, you may frequently get nervous before the presentation. In order to avoid you from feeling it continuously, you can try these 6 tips.

1. Positive Thinking
Before you present, think positively. With making a positive mindset, you will automatically make best thoughts. Think positive can also help you to be more confident. Not only that, having positive energy can make people or even your boss give you positive responds. So be a positive thinker!

2. Prepare for the Worst Case
Preparing everything for the worst condition can be a thing you should consider. For example, position yourself when client asks you unexpected questions. So you should anticipate, prepare yourself, and think the solution before doing the presentation. With preparing all of these, you can avoid the worst condition in good way.

3. Prepare Small Things
Prepare little things, because it can affect the way you give the presentation to client or audience. For example, if you are the type of person that cannot present without a mini note, so you better write the keywords on a piece of paper. It can help you to have a smooth presentation. Then, how can you conquer the panic and nervous feeling when everyone is looking at you when you are presenting? Focus on one point or one person when you are presenting. So you cannot feel like being stared by many people. In conclusion, prepare for even the littlest thing in best way. So you can find a comfort zone while doing the presentation.

4. Practice Makes Better and Better
For your successful presentation, try not to memorize your presentation material, but understand them. By understanding the presentation material, you can automatically explain about it easier to client or boss. A little tip, when you are practicing, don’t forget to make the introduction perfect. If you start good, the rest can be easier to finish. You can also practice it in front of your family or friends to prepare your mental.

5. It’s Okay Not to Be Perfect
Who does not want to do everything in perfect way? But sometimes, someone makes mistakes and it is a natural thing. For example, when you make a pronunciation mistake, the audience will detect your mistake easily by looking at your reaction about it. So, you better stay calm and don’t get panic easily. If you are panic when doing mistake, audience will know how big the mistake you have done. So, stay calm and cover it with some humor to keep the atmosphere relax.

6. Trick Your Body
To reduce nervous and panic feeling before presenting, take a deep breath through your nose and release it through your mouth. For example, take a deep breath for 4 seconds, then hold for 7 seconds, and finally release it through your mouth for 8 seconds. Besides, light exercise can help you from getting nervous. You better try to do an exercise one day before the D-day because exercise will increase endorphine hormone that can help to reduce panic feeling. At last, don’t forget to smile. Yes, smile can also make you more relax and confident. Good luck with your presentation!