I think of my goals. I think of my dreams. I sit on the couch, close my eyes, breathe deep, and visualize what a successful class will look like. Then, I visualize what my life will look like with a successful business.
Don’t get me wrong. I love people in a general sense. But, I loved my comfort zone much more. I would’ve much rather hang out with the people I already knew than go out of my way to meet new people.
I’m terrified of talking to people. Specifically, I’m terrified of talking to people I don’t know.
Get me in a room full of strangers, & I’ll sweat like no one’s business & not say a word. I don’t say anything because my mind goes blank when I’m nervous & anxious.
Also, I’m scared strangers will notice how anxious I am if I start talking.
I’m terrified of talking in front of groups of people, even if I know them.
I’m terrified of walking into unfamiliar places. In my drinking days, I used to have people come out of the bars & come get me in the parking lot just so I didn’t have to walk inside by myself.
Everyone stares at you when you walk in! Ugh!! I HATE that. I couldn’t walk in on my own.
Fast forward to my recovery days.Read more...
There’s a lot of new people who have connected with me here, so I want to talk about myself a little bit for the sake of transparency and authenticity.
I don’t talk in groups. I can see by the way I share on social media how misleading it might be. I don’t want people who only know me via social media to think that I’m this outgoing, vocal person who talks a lot in social settings. That couldn’t be further from the truth.Read more...