Projecting Your Fear onto Your Kids

How to help keep your kids from being afraid of flying… While many flyers are concerned about their own fear of flying, others worry about influencing or projecting their fear onto their children. It can be a delicate balancing act when you try to put on a brave face for your kids, when inside feel […]

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New Parents and a Sudden Fear of Flying

How becoming a parent can influence or even result in a fear of flying… Becoming a parent is perhaps one of the most wonderful and transformative experiences that a person can have in their lifetime. So much of the transformation is positive, but when you become a new mom or dad, there are some strings […]

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Fatigue and Anxiety

Anxiety can be tough enough to handle on its own, but there are a range of contributing factors that can make coping even more difficult. For example, diet, rest, and exercise (or a lack thereof) can all put stress on your body and mind. However, the experience of flying can exacerbate your anxiety by taxing […]

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Don’t Be Afraid to Speak Up

Speak up, the pilots and flight attendants are there to help! Over the years, I’ve come across so many wonderful people who happen to struggle with anxiety when it comes to flying. These individuals come from all walks of life, and despite the fact that the vast majority happen to be strong, intelligent, confident, and […]

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Fear of Flying Contributing Factors

The fear of flying that many people experience can be activated or amplified by a variety of factors (approximately 20% of the US population admits to having some kind of fear or anxiety of flying).  After all, flying is not a very natural act.  People were not born with wings, and while we are all […]

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