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Leah Areff
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Sun, in the beginning, you will still feel fear, BUT you will KNOW that you will be able to use a crutch. Does that make any sense?

Remember, that your fear has been LEARNED and you need to UNLEARN it. That only comes with experience. When you use the crutches enough times to avoid stuttering, your brain will think AHA! SPEAKING = FLUENT = NOT SCARY = CALM = NO NEED FOR FEAR. The brain then stops “generating” the feeling of fear when you speak.

Let me know if you need more clarity on this. We can also chat more about it in our upcoming coaching session.