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What’s in a Word. Being aware of semantics

The Pain Body and Schizophrenia

If you’ve read Eckhart Tolle’s classic, A New Earth – Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose, you’ll be familiar with his reference to “the voice in the head,” where he is referring to our being absorbed in our verbal thinking and … Continue reading

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A Guru ‘Goes to God’

Sri Satya Narayan Goenka came into my life in 1986.  I was fifty, he would have been sixty-four.   We never met.  I heard him in audio recordings and saw him in video tapes.   Only once did I see him in the flesh; … Continue reading

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An old club re-visited

Today I was guest speaker at the Oatlands Combined Probus Club.  I was this club’s inaugural speaker back on 25th October 1999.  Seems hard to believe that that was fourteen years ago.  Certainly some of the members remembered me, for I … Continue reading

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Five requisites of a great public speaker

Way back in the 1970s or 1980s, when I determined to become the best speaker I could be, I bought a little yellow and black coloured book titled: Teach Yourself Public Speaking.  It was written by an Englishman by the … Continue reading

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The Key To Connecting With An Audience

In the February 2013 edition of The Toastmaster Magazine is an article called, The Key to Connecting.  It was written by John Kinde DTM and Loren Eckroth Ph.D.    John has been a Toastmaster for forty years and Loren is renowned … Continue reading

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Change Your Thoughts and You Change Your Life

There is a saying: ‘If you keep on doing what you’ve been doing, you’ll keep on getting what you’ve been getting.’   It is maxim particularly pertinent to those who are making efforts to change their lives for the better yet … Continue reading

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Speaking Tips – Gestures

Speaking Tips – Gestures I have always believed that in public speaking our gestures should be natural, spontaneous, and not thought about in advance.  I know this goes a lot against what is taught by many speaker trainers, but that … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tom Ware’s Public Speaking Blog

Hello, and welcome to Tom Ware Public Speaking.   By the use of this blog it is my intention to enable you to learn as much as you would like to learn (subject to my own limitations) about the art and craft … Continue reading

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