Head Start Public Speaking For Kids, Paula Howley, Vancouver, West Vancouver

Head Start Public Speaking For Kids Gibsons Presentation Night

It’s said that public speaking is most people’s number 1 fear, eclipsing even death!  Comedian Jerry Seinfeld famously joked that more people would rather be in the casket than delivering the eulogy at a funeral!  No one ever died from public speaking so why this irrational fear? Well, we all fear judgement from our fellow humans.  We all fear tripping …

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Head Start Public Speaking For Kids Sechelt Presentation Night

When I was 16, a teacher challenged me to enter a public speaking contest & it changed the course of my life! Why? Because preparing for that contest meant thinking about what was important to me for the first time ever. Deciding on HOW  I wanted to deliver my message to the public was fun and challenging. But getting up …

Breathing and Power Posing to combat public speaking fear!

We are nearing our first Presentation Night so I want to give my students some very practical advice on how to handle the fear of standing before an audience. Practising your presentation really is everything, and the more you practise, the better you will feel and be able to handle yourself. But when you actually get up in front of …

EGG ROULETTE! Face your fears!

We were all a bunch of eggheads this week at Head Start Public Speaking For Kids!  Both classes looked fear in the face in the form of a possible RAW EGG and smashed it over their heads!  WOW, so fun, so crazy, so PROUD of you guys!  What CHAMPS! Watch the hilarious madness at the Gibsons class:       …

What are you so afraid of???

We are gearing up to do our THIRD presentation which is about FEAR.  Why are we talking about fear?  Because there is a lot of fear in the world about public speaking and in general, and talking about it can help us deal with that fear.  Also, sharing our fears is a good way to see that we are VERY …

Award of Excellence for Head Start Public Speaking For Kids!!!

On Friday November 19, Head Start Public Speaking For Kids won the Chamber of Commerce Award for the Sunshine Coast’s Home Based Business!  Talk about blown away!  Thank you so much to the Chambers of Commerce for the recognition and to Corrina Wheten Business Services (Accounting and Book Keeping) for sponsoring our award. Also, a big thank you to artist …

Week 9, we’re doing FINE- THIS is body language!

Sechelt Sechelt can I just say how CRAZY PROUD I am of you guys this week????  Your enthusiasm for each other, for wanting to be the best you can and for this class just blew me away. We started off with SARA bringing wonderful delectables baked my her mother Meriem @ Nougatine! (orders@nougatine.ca) I wish I had been quick enough …

SPEAK UP! Use your voice!

This week the whole wide world watched the U.S. use and not use their voices.  It’s SUPER important to know how to speak up in this world, and the more you can use the awesome instrument that your voice is, the more success you will have. That includes having EMOTION in your voice when you speak so people will FEEL …

Week 6 – Step into the candy shop…or the locker room – pew!

Sechelt This week we had some pretty interesting characters step into class!  Dracula, the ‘seasonally confused woman’, and some lady from “Who-ville”.  It was dress up week at Head Start AND we had a special guest, my sister in law Lisa, all the way from Ontario.  She even participated with us and tied for a win in table topics with …