|Posted on 14 August, 2017 at 9:00|
Imagine … You are taking an enjoyable walk in the woods – the sun is shining, the sky is blue, it’s a beautiful day. Then suddenly you come across a rather large rock in your path with an adder curling around it. You freeze, your heart pounds, your palms begin to sweat – you experience a quick, automatic sequence of physical reactions. This reaction is fear. If you were to take that same walk again and you come across that same rock, a match may be made in the brain...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 28 October, 2014 at 9:10|
As the holiday season gets in to full swing people with a fear of flying are reminded once again of this debilitating phobia.
Fear of flying, or “Aerophobia” to give it its correct title, is actually on the increase even though statistics tell us that air travel is the safest mode of travel. In fact, it seems that as many as half of us have some kind of fear around flying and air travel, although not all of these would ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 28 October, 2014 at 8:50|
Are you scared of spiders, flying, heights …?
We know that it is not rational to be afraid, or in some cases to experience sheer panic, in the face of that teeny weenie spider. At the mere thought of the source of fear we can experience nausea, hyperventilation and palpitations, chills, blank mind and speech problems, the desire to run or feel rooted to the spot.
So, if it’s not a...Read Full Post »