Celebrities who Overcame the Fear of Public Speaking through Hypnosis

The fear of public speaking is a crippling anxiety attack that people experience when they have to face a large group of people. Even the most experienced public speakers of the world admit that they feel nervous before they go on stage to face hundreds or thousands of unknown faces.


The fear of public speaking can stem from various insecurities. Speech problems like stuttering or lisping can have a huge impact on the confidence of a person and make them extremely uncomfortable when speaking to individual people, let along a crowd of people. With hypnosis it becomes possible to be more comfortable when you are on a stage, giving you the opportunity to be spontaneous and creative when you are the center of attention of a large group of people. These celebrities have used hypnosis to help themselves overcome their fear of public speaking:

  • James Earl Jones:

James Earl Jones has an illustrious career spanning more than six decades as an actor. He has given his voice for iconic characters such as Darth Vader from the Star Wars film series and Mufasa from Disney’s Lion King. Apart from his voice roles, he has won a lot of critical acclaim for his roles in films like The Great White Hope, and his work in theater including Fences and Shakespeare’s Othello. James Earl Jones had a stuttering problem as a child which he overcame using acting and hypnosis.

  • Bruce Willis:

Walter Bruce Willis is a world-famous American actor. He is best known for playing the leading role in the Die Hard movie series although he has contributed to more than 60 films including Armageddon, 12 Monkeys, Pulp Fiction, The Sixth Sense and The Expendables 2. Bruce Willis had a stuttering problem in his childhood which he overcame using stage acting and hypnosis.

  • Princess Diana:

Princess Diana was the first wife of Prince Charles, and was one of the most influential and admired women of her time. She contributed relentlessly to charity work, leading campaigns against the use of inhumane weapons, inhumane treatment of animals and becoming the patroness of various charities worldwide. She used hypnosis to overcome problems with confidence and public speaking.

These inspiring people have overcome their fears of public speaking and went on to build successful careers. It goes to show that with hypnosis, not only can you become more comfortable when you are on stage, but you can also learn to thrive under the pressure of the public eye.



About The Author

Selena D.

Selena D. is a Board Certified Hypnotist, member of the National Guild of Hypnotists, an EFT Practitioner and NLP Certified. She has assisted thousands of individuals as they have discovered their own creative mind powers for personal growth and abundance. While earning a distinguished reputation within the industry, Empowered Hypnosis Wellness Centers has grown to become a full service wellness provider offering Hypnosis, Life Coaching, Reiki and Massage Therapy. Nothing brings Selena greater joy than seeing people change their lives for the better. Selena’s work has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets over the years, including WPIX 11, Fox and NY Post. She continues to maintain an extensive base of loyal clients whose lives, work and relationships have been enriched with her guidance. Norma Lujan, Harper’s Bazaar “Most Fabulous at Any Age 2013” winner is among Selena’s clients. She keeps current on the latest research in the field of mind and body wellness by attending numerous seminars and trainings. She has attended Louise Hay’s workshop on teaching people to love themselves, and T. Harv Ecker’s Millionaire Mind Seminar, his “Train the Trainer” program and received a certificate of completion. Selena has also traveled to California to learn from Billionaire Bill Bartmann about bouncing back from life’s hardships, and attended Excellerated Business School for Entrepreneur’s Money and You seminar. Selena practices what she teaches as she continuously seeks ways to learn and grow through self-improvement.

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