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The Hidden Language of the Breath by Eric Stone

The Hidden Language of the Breath An essay in intuitive awareness and direct experience Eric Stone © July 16, 2013 Stress and dissatisfaction possibly represent the deepest ancestral binary pattern that undermines human health, spirit and the possibility of fulfillment … Continue reading

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How to Make Speaking with Confidence into a Way of Life by Eric Stone

As a coach you are clearly in the business of empowerment. As I continue my journey working with people of all walks of life, professional and cultural backgrounds, it has become undeniably obvious that possessing good public speaking skills is now the “new must.” As far as I can tell it started to really pick up speed around 2003. Continue reading

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2 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating by Eric Stone

The public realm has different rules of conduct, as do all the various contexts we find ourselves in. The public realm is not social, personal nor intimate or office related. Being watched is a circumstance, hence the formidable power an audience can have on a speaker or communicator. Continue reading

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1 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating By Eric Stone

The public arena is a space or spaciousness, which needs to be filled with life and self-expression. It is empty without that filling. This is where the courage to speak goes. Continue reading

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Fear of Speaking & Other Tales from the Crypt

You might have heard Jerry Seinfeld’s joke that at funerals, most people would rather be in the coffin than giving a speech.  Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist Sigmund Freud pointed out something fascinating: he said that it is anxiety that produces … Continue reading

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