Opinions. We all have them, whether they are carefully researched or something we've absorbed by
|Show 'em you're right! (from 12 Angry Men)|
This doesn't seem to be a problem for some people, but many of us find that our brains and tongues fail us when we need them the most. If you've ever found yourself stumbling and tongue-tied when asked your opinion, feeling like an idiot and later kicking yourself with "I should have said THAT!" you'll know what I mean. Being embarrassed in public can make you feel like crap, and the less faith you have in your own opinions, the less secure you can feel speaking up in front of people.