Tag Archives: Generalized Anxiety

Paragliding and Anxiety: Why You Need to Face Your Fears

Facing Fears

“Run toward the edge.” I froze and stared at the small town and lake – glimmering miles below me – and almost blurted out that I wanted a refund for 95 euros. “You want me to run?” I repeated. I pretended to be transfixed by the scenery. Distracted. “Yes,” came the curt yet reassuring reply […]

On Embracing Uncertainty

Visit Northern Ireland

In my posts about anxiety and flying fears, I’ve mentioned a lack of control fuels much of my personal angst. I’m a literature nerd. I like stories about epic journeys and life itself is a journey, isn’t it? Yet I can’t handle any uncertainty. A fuzzy future = a distressed me. Regarding books, I want to know […]

The Guide to Beating Pre-Flight Anxiety

calm nerves before flying ASAP

Let’s Defeat Pre-Flight Anxiety Although I’ve written a post advising fearful flyers, anticipatory anxiety is truly another beast because it strikes outside of the airport. To be frank, 95% of the time, anticipating a flight is way worse for me than actually boarding the aircraft. Anticipatory anxiety can occur days, weeks, or even months prior to take off. […]

My Failure To Visit Shakespeare and Company

Versailles

I’m sensing a pattern here, aren’t you? Failure. Literature. Paris. Oh, yes, the ridiculous saga continues, my friends. If you read my blog, you’ve already laughed at my failure to kiss Oscar Wilde and realized that 1. research is important and 2. relying on 3 year-old information isn’t the brightest idea. Now I like Paris a lot. […]

How Scotland Changed My Life

my first year of travel blogging

Be warned! This post is personal. On this blog, I want to be honest and open with you guys, and that means discussing my first solo trip: a 14 day tour of Scotland. Oh, and before we get down to the story, I wanna let you guys know that this post is 110% sponsor free. Haggis Adventures didn’t magically discover my site two […]