When you think about how to overcome your fear of flying, do you wonder what the secret to success is?
It turns out that for most people, there are MULTIPLE things.
But what are they?
And should they be dealt with in a SPECIFIC order?
To find out, don’t miss this interview with New York therapist, Nathan Feiles. Read more...
Dr Heidi Reeder
Do you know what separates people who succeed at overcoming their fear of flying from those who don’t?
In other words, you’ll only reach your goal if you’re DETERMINED to do so.
After all, it takes guts to put yourself in feared situations over and over again.
But what is ‘commitment’? And how can you get it (then keep it alive)?
Those questions (and many others) are the subject of a new book that’s getting loads of attention right now. Read more...
Many of you have told me that turbulence is the thing you fear most.
That’s despite the fact that it DOES NOT represent a threat to your plane.
In fact, there are NO examples in recent decades of a plane crashing thanks to turbulence.
So why do people hate it?
I think it’s because they don’t know what it is. And in the absence of FACTS, negative thoughts go unchallenged. Read more...
Dr Sara Lazar
Research at Harvard University suggests you can slash your day-to-day anxiety levels by doing meditation.
That’s HUGE news if you hate flying. Why?
Because if you cut the amount of anxiety you carry around, it’s likely you’ll feel less nervous about stepping foot on a plane.
That’s why, when I first tackled my own fear of flying, I spent time each day doing relaxation exercises. And I still do.
So WHY does meditation make you less anxious? Read more...
Dr Bruce Carmichael and Dr Bob Sharman
Does air turbulence reduce you to a gibbering wreck?
If so, this interview could be a GAME-CHANGER for you.
Joining me are two of the world’s top experts in the field of aviation weather research.
Dr Bruce Carmichael is the Director of the Aviation Applications Program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
His colleague, Dr Bob Sharman, is Project Scientist with the Program.
Their work focuses on how to get better weather information into the hands of people like pilots and air-traffic controllers. Read more...