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Three Myths That Contribute To A Fear Of Flying

The fear of flying is one of the most common phobias, and can be very difficult to overcome because of the many factors that can cause fear coming into play simultaneously. You may feel claustrophobic while flying, you may fear being “trapped” in the plane, you may have anxiety about the possibility of having a panic attack while on board, or you may fear crashing. Some of your fears may have no basis in reality at all, and are simply the result of a myths you have wrongly come to believe as fact. read more

The Fear Of Flying

There are a few fears in life that defy logic. Fear of spiders may be one, fear of lifts is another, and perhaps a fear of flying is another. Everyday, thousands of planes take off around the world, carrying millions of passengers safely to their destination. Flying is one of the safest, if not the safest, form of travel available. It is far safer than getting in the car, yet over one third of the population still report a fear of flying. read more

Phobia – The Fear Within

A phobia is a clinical term that is used to describe an irrational and persistent fear of certain objects, situations, activities, or persons. These fears are beyond one’s control and may interfere with one’s daily activities. Phobias belong to a large group of mental problems known as anxiety disorders, other conditions included in this group are obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and post traumatic stress disorder. There are many forms of phobias, and they can be a fear of something specific such as flying or social fears that may cause certain individuals to feel anxious in social situations. Other examples of this disorder may involve fear of small animals, closed spaces, and snakes. It usually begins at home and persists into adulthood. Some of these conditions if not treated may hamper a person’s development. read more

Leave Your Fear Of Flying Behind And Go On Holiday

The fear of flying is a phobia that can have a significant impact on a person’s life. Fear of flying can cause a person to have great apprehension in regards to boarding an airplane. Even though that person might know that the airplane is one of the safest modes of travel known to man, they still can’t get past preconceived notions about flying. Flying is a strange idea for people. Men weren’t meant to leave the ground, so it is natural to have some fear of flying. When that fear causes you to completely avoid airplanes, there is a problem. read more

Hypnosis And Fear Of Flying

Sometimes people suffer from a level of anxiety so high when up in the air, that they simply cannot function. When anxiety over flying gets to that point, it becomes fear of flying. Especially for people in business, commercial air flight has become a part of the landscape. Business men and women are being asked to travel all over the shrinking world to close jobs and work on business deals. If you cannot fly because of a high level of anxiety, then you are at a marked disadvantage in this business world. Fear of flying is really just a mental block that you can overcome. It takes a little bit of work, though. read more

How To Cope With Anxiety On An Airplane

A fear of flying is a very common, yet very treatable condition. It can be caused by a bad experience on board a plane, such as encountering severe turbulence while flying or a abnormal operation while on board such as an engine failure or emergency landing, but most commonly, what a fearful flier is afraid of while flying is simply the way that their fear and anxiety makes them feel. read more

Getting A Grip On Your Panic Disorder

Despite their superstar status and larger-than-life personalities, the rich and famous are not immune to phobias or having intense fear. By being as prone to fear and anxiety as the rest of us, they reveal how normal they can be.

These celebrities have fears that hound millions of other non-celebrities. What do these celebrities fear the most, read more

Get Around Easier – Overcome Your Fear Of Flying

Imagine this weird situation: you’re cruising in a top of the line jumbo jet then all of a sudden, you freak out and scare the heck out of the people in the jet. You’re going crazy and you’re sweating like a pig because you want to go off the plane, not later but now. But the problem here is that you’re a thousand feet above ground and you can’t do anything about it. This is one peculiarly detailed example of an irrational fear of flying. read more

From Aaaaah To Ahaa – Treating Phobias Through Hypnotherapy For Phobias

Are you one of those who mortally fears flying in airplane or getting into an elevator; are you one of those people who would rather live on take out food for days if you found a rat in your cupboard while cleaning, Then it seems to me you have a phobia. But before you start hassling yourself with it, let me make it clear that a phobia is very different from fear. Fear is a rational feeling, which is driven by the instinct of survival; let’s say fear of falling or fear of touching sharp things. You are afraid of them because you know you might hurt yourself with them. However a phobia is an irrational feeling, it is a grave fear attached to an object or situation, which in reality might not harm us after all! Something like a fear of water, dentists, blood, driving etc. they might not harm us but we are mortally scared of them in any case. Can you identify yourself with any of the phobia situations, Then its time you looked at hypnotherapy for phobias to help your situation. read more

Four Ways To Begin Overcoming Your Fear Of Flying

Once an individual decides to begin seeking treatment for their fear of flying, the question of where to begin can be daunting. A brief Internet search on the topic returns of 12 million webpages on the subject! There are therapists and hypnosis claiming tho have the “secret cure”, book and programs galore, and full blown step by step programs to use to conquer your fear. Where does a fearful flier turn to for help, There are three main paths that can be taken. read more

Feel Fear In The Sky

As human beings, it is normal for us to feel fear. Some are afraid of spiders, snakes or the dark, while others fear heights, being confined in small space or even flying. Just like any other fear, the fear of flying can be caused by an irrational belief that the person will die from a plane crash. Even when statistics showed that a person is at greater risk of dying from a car accident than a plane crash. You simply can not rationalize a person’s fear of flying. read more

Fears And Phobias

What are you afraid of, I’m sure that like almost everybody else you are afraid of something.

Charles F. Haanel defines fear as “…a powerful form of thought. I think it is a very good definition, because mostly fear is in our minds. Phobia is abnormal fear. We are often afraid of things which we have no reason to be afraid of. This is because most of the fears and phobias are only the creations of our minds. read more

Fear Of Flying

The plane was bouncing hard as we were starting our decent into Albuquerque. Living in Santa Fe, I’ve flown in and out of Albuquerque airport a lot due to my workshop schedule. It’s always bumpy.

The woman sitting next to me was gripping the armrests and shaking, scared to death. I turned to her and asked her if she would like some help. She nodded.”Don’t worry, nothing bad is going to happen. We are safe.” read more

Fear Of Flying – Still Haunting

When a situation demands air travel in a more frequent way, fear of flying is certainly a worthy topic to be discussed. Should it be treated as an extremely intricate issue as it seems to be, No, its avoidable if dealt psychologically. The human mind is viewed as extremely complicated. The worries, anxieties and wanderings seem to fall into the category of “unavoidable attributes” of the mind. Undesirable behavioral pattern sin humans are related to unavoidable attributes. As such when anxiety rules the roost there arises the fear to fly. read more

Fear Of Flying – Just Relax It Away

The advancements in science and industry in that last 100 years have left us humans somewhat baffled. You will often hear it said that in the last century, we as human beings have made more accomplishments than at any other time in recorded history. But did it all get a little big, a little to fast, read more