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3 Tips On Dealing With TRAVEL STRESS From Psychologist Dr. Joseph Cilona

Monday, November 25th, 2013

How can you stay calm and relaxed while traveling? Dr. Joseph Cilona offers three tips.

SOAR: A Breakthrough Treatment For Fear Of Flying

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

I flew anxiety free for the first time in 22 years. No white knuckle terror, no pounding heart, no being frozen to my seat.

Magical Thinking And Fear Of Flying

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

“Every time I feel more relaxed about flying, my subconscious imposes on myself that I just have to be scared. I feel that not being scared is abnormal for me.”

Anxiety, Rubber Bands and a Fear of Flying

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Lower your anxiety with one of SOAR’s effective fear-of-flying exercises based on Jerilyn Ross’s anti-anxiety rubber-band technique.

Scare In The Air: A Fearful Flyer Confesses

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

I’m a fearful flyer. Help.

Fear of Flying Poll: Frustrating and Scary

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

With all the controversy over the new airport body scans and the invasive pat downs, those who already are seat-grippers in the air have a new reason to dread flying. Statistics show that the majority of people who have significant flying fears are women over the age of 25. Flying phobias are so common that an enormous industry has been built on the treatment of this fear! (Just Google “flying phobia”).

Airport Body Scans: Can They Traumatize?

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Flying is stressful enough for most people (long lines, delays, rudeness of some-not all-airport personnel, claustrophobia and other flying-related phobias, bad food, dirty bathrooms, and so forth).

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