Category Archives: Fear of Flying

Your First International Flight: 7 Simple Rules to Follow

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Are you ready to embark on your first international flight and feel overwhelmed? No problem! You’re gonna be just fine. Tons of people travel on international flights, sometimes alone, without experiencing any crazy problems. It’s natural to feel nervous for your first multi-country adventure even if you’re a frequent domestic flyer. I mean, think about […]

How to Conquer Your Fear of Turbulence (Like a Boss!)

how to overcome fear of flying turbulence

“I love to travel, but, ugh, I have turbulence anxiety.”  Yup, you’re not alone, my friend. How to get over a turbulence fear isn’t exactly easy, sadly. I’m in the same place as you when it comes to rocky flight routes. Honestly, I think we should start a swanky club, one that meets on a […]

Relax, Traveler: How to Calm Nerves Before Flying

how to calm nerves before flying

Great news, everyone. As you all know, I’ve been dedicated to demolishing my flying fear. For the past year or so, I’ve especially tried to get a better handle on my anxiety so I can travel more and worry less. Has it been easy? Uhhhh, no. I spent the entire time pressed against the window watching […]

The Flight that Made Me Terrified of Flying

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I’m terrified of flying, but I wasn’t always scared of soaring in the air. Funny given my blog has fifty million posts on this damn topic (more on that below!). Honestly, as a child and teenager, I never understood why people felt apprehension boarding a plane. It made no sense to me. Zero. In my […]

Common Flying Fears and How to Confront Them

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How to Avoid Common Flying Fears Yikes, common flying fears, do you say? Sometimes it’s not enough to say, “I’m scared to fly,” because it’s too broad of a fear to immediately fix. It’s difficult to address a big problem. Even as a teacher, supposedly a “natural problem solver,” I still hesitate to tackle “large […]