Performance anxiety can come from many different things for many different people. For some it’s the fear of getting up and speaking in public, for others it may be a student who becomes anxious to raise their hand in class, the athlete who gets nervous right before a game or for some it may be sexual performance anxiety. Whatever the case it can prevent & block us from enjoying an experience or participating.
FamilyAffaires.com contributor Dr. Dan Gottlieb explains what performance anxiety is and how we can move past it. Dr. Dan explains how he felt performance anxiety recently when he gave his Tedx talk. He shares how the fear he had soon turned into faith and trusting that he had something to share.
Learn when anxiety is adaptive or destructive and learn to use the situation as an experience to learn more.