Category Archives: Fear of Flying

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

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“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 […]

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 […]

Why Your Fear of Flying Isn’t Stupid

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Reasons Your Fear of Flying Isn’t Stupid Confession: I’m my own worst critic. My close family and friends say the same thing about me. Honestly, I try to avoid self-deprecation at all costs. Negative thinking only pushes me further from my goals and dreams. Not to mention, if I had a friend who talked to […]

The Ultimate Packing List and Gifts for Nervous Flyers

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Packing List: Gifts for Nervous Flyers I wanted to write this packing list consisting of gifts for nervous flyers as a thoughtful gesture. After all, it’s so bloody important for fearful flyers to prepare for our trips ahead of time. Good packing skills are essential for any traveler, but anyone who feels jittery on planes needs […]