How CBD can help with Public Speaking Anxiety – Unspun

How CBD can help with public speaking

Beyond its more well-known benefits, CBD might just be a game-changer for those with public speaking anxiety. Anecdotally, it's certainly been helpful for me.

Becoming a confident public speaker

That familiar feeling of nervousness before taking centre stage can be overwhelming. Your mouth feels dry, breathing becomes unsteady and a knot tightens in your stomach. An onslaught of negative thoughts start racing through your mind and you start worrying that the words just won't come out right. I often had those fears as well but with CBD Oil or CBD Gummies as my ally, these challenges became less daunting. For me, CBD took the edge off my feelings of anxiety and allowed me to focus on delivering my message instead of focusing on what might go wrong.

CBD might just be a game-changer for those with public speaking anxiety

So, has anyone actually studied the impact of CBD on public speaking? There are some studies emerging which suggest how CBD might support a more positive public speaking experience.

Research into CBD and public speaking

A study published on PubMed "Cannabidiol (CBD) reduces the anxiety induced by simulated public speaking in treatment-naïve social phobia patients" found that taking CBD before a public speaking task had notable benefits regarding public speaking anxiety. Participants suffering from Generalized Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) not only maintained steadier blood pressure but also experienced a reduction in negative self-evaluation that is commonly associated with public speaking. 

Acknowledging that this was small study that needs further validation with the general population, it provides some useful context around how CBD might improve the public speaking experience for some individuals.

Future studies are being actively recruited now

Other public speaking aids

While CBD has been my public speaking companion, it's essential to remember that individual experiences can vary. CBD is a tool in the public speaking toolkit, but there are other avenues to explore. You might also consider:

Wrapping Up

CBD offers a potential solution for those looking to find their calm during public speaking. Yet, as with any tool, it's about finding what works best for you.

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1) Bergamaschi MM, Queiroz RH, Chagas MH, et al. Cannabidiol reduces the anxiety induced by simulated public speaking in treatment-naïve social phobia patients. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2011;36(6):1219-1226. doi:10.1038/npp.2011.6

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