Knowing What You Don’t Know

Knowing What You Don’t Know

Overcoming Fear of Flying – When You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know! How do you get over something like fear of flying if you can’t wrap your brain around airplanes and aviation? Unless you have some basic understanding of flying and airplanes, it’s hard to put...
Today Wasn’t A Good Day to Fly

Today Wasn’t A Good Day to Fly

The first time I flew with Capt. Ron and a group of fearful flyers in our fear of flying class, I heard him say, “It’s okay if today isn’t a good day to fly.”  A strange statement from someone helping people to get on a plane rather than remain grounded in their fear,...
Afraid to Fly? Then Meet the Pilots!

Afraid to Fly? Then Meet the Pilots!

I came across this column called Feeding the Fear of Flying about the writer’s fearful flyer husband.  The couple’s solution to cure fear of flying made me smile and reminded me of what we advise fearful flyers to do. The writer described her own fear of heights...
Facing Fear in 2010

Facing Fear in 2010

I just ran across something about fear that resonated with me.  In conjunction with the new year, I’ve been doing a lot of reading on goal setting,  and I re-watched a five-minute video of a interview with Florida counselor Ken Donaldson that I saw a year ago that had...
A Pilot Perspective on Fear of Flying over Water

A Pilot Perspective on Fear of Flying over Water

A fearful flyer in class admitted that her fear of flying was centered on being afraid to fly over water. “I’ve never flown over an ocean,” she said. ” In case of an emergency, where does the plane land?” The obvious difference between flying over water and flying...
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