30 pairs of eyes staring at me were quite scary. It meant trouble. I felt like a long-awaited pizza after a night of drinking or a silky dress on Black Friday sale.
Reading ‘4 Tips to Help Introverts Nail a Presentation’ didn’t help. My nervous system couldn’t handle it.
University is not for introverts.
I got the idea for my comic after giving a presentation on developmental psychology. Right after this terrible experience I crawled back into bed, gave myself a break with a packet of crisps and cuddled up with a blanket.
When the academic spotlight hits, survive, relax and draw out your emotions!