Last evening I spoke at an event, in front of almost 100 people.
The topic, set by the organizers (5MS.ro) was “The break”, and I chose to incorporate it into a story about my life, and share with the wonderful people there how I found my true path in life.
On my way to the event I was pretty nervous, and I was struggling with fear of speaking in front of all these people. The difference is, whereas on different occasions in my past I chose to let that fear control me and give up whatever I was doing, this time I chose to act, in spite of it.
I knew that deep down inside I wanted to be on that stage, and that desire was stronger than the fear. Little did I know that life would reward me in the most surprising way for this decision. Continue reading
A few days ago I attended a networking event. One of the reasons why I go to these events is to overcome my fear of talking to strangers.
By going to more and more events I gradually started to feel okay and the feeling of resistance to going and meeting someone new, in time started fading.
But I still have some apprehension about it, and that translates in a need to take a break and leave the group once in a while, and then come back for some more punishment.
The event itself was nice, almost 100 people have been there. But the nicest thing happened after the event. It’s a true, inspirational, real-life story. Continue reading