Have you ever suffered from fear of change, fear of failing, fear of decisions or fear itself? Like many or all people who stutter, we feel fear and that fear is the ‘fear of stuttering’ not the fear of talking. An important point to remember here is that this fear will not go away. This fear will always be with you.
By Patrick Hanlon Food and travel writer, blogger, 1/2 of gastrogays, London by way of Dublin! [rt_reading_time label=”Reading Time:” postfix=”minutes”] As I sat in a university lecture, my breathing was shallow and fast, my palms sweaty and my heart raced as one-by-one my classmates stood up to speak. This scene played out countless times before […]
AFTER more than 20 years spent trying to hide his stutter, a Lysterfield man has decided to “take action” against the speech impediment that has controlled his life. Owen Westwood, 25, has had the “crippling” impediment since he could talk but time spent chained to a desk in an office job he hated forced him […]