Category Archives: Travel Anxiety

Tips for anxious travelers.

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 […]

Fighting Anxiety at Home (and Why I’ll Win)

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So, Rachel, You’ve Been Quiet Again I know. I’ve been way too quiet. Two posts in a month isn’t exactly a blogging goal to aspire to. Not only is two posts not a reasonable goal, writing so little also makes me feel embarrassed. I love to write, especially about travel, and know I can do […]

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 […]

5 Unbeatable Ways to Defeat Your Post Trip Depression

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Grr, the “Joys” of Post Trip Depression. I have a lot to say about this topic. Too much, actually. And I think we’ve all experienced those yucky post trip depression feelings, right? I know we have! We’ve all felt that empty pit festering inside our stomaches upon coming home after experiencing incredible sites, fascinating people, and […]