Stage fright is the worst. If you've experienced it, you know it.
You're stepping onto the stage. You know you're prepared for your performance. But... your body doesn't get the memo. You're shaking, flushing, nauseous, your mouth is dry and you're sweating. Once all that starts happening, you're in a terrible mind-body loop that can amplify your anxiety. This feels awful, and is not the stage presence you had hoped to share. Stage fright is a common experience for those
The Audition Penny auditioned for a band. The audition was at a gig. She was told to show up and sit in for a couple of songs. She told them she’d done very little “sitting in” in her singing career. They were ok with that. This was new to her, but she’s brave, knows she can sing, and she was game. So she emailed the leader the two songs she was going to sing, and showed up looking pretty. Penny loves Stevie Wonder, she knows Signed, Sealed, Delivered by heart, and it was on