Jan 9, 2018
Performance anxiety is just the tip of the iceberg. Lynn Lyons breaks down the process of dealing with anxiety, and explains the difference between regular worry and something more disruptive. Her tips can easily be adapted to help the students in your class approach events like performances, solos, or auditions with more courage and confidence.
Highlight to Tweet: “When you are comparing yourself to someone else, you are comparing your inside to their outside.” -Lynn Lyons
“Anxiety is a quest for certainty, and there is no way to appease it.” - Lynn Lyons
“It’s a very courageous thing, to be a performer.” -Lynn Lyons
Lynn Lyons, LICSW is an
internationally recognized psychotherapist, author, and speaker
with a special interest in interrupting the generational patterns
of anxiety in families. Her skill-based approach to anxiety focuses
on the need to teach families about HOW anxiety works and what
families can do to pull members out of the powerful “anxiety cult”
that demands obedience to its need for certainty and comfort.
Lynn’s approach uses humor, playful connection, and a constant
focus on DOING, an umbrella strategy she has taught to thousands of
professionals and families.
Lynn is the author of several books, including Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents with Reid Wilson.
She maintains a private practice in Concord, New Hampshire where she sees families whenever she’s not on the road teaching.
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