flying

Learning How to Fly Comfortably


If you are afraid to fly, there are a number of steps you can take to overcome this fear.  Your very first step needs to be motivation: facing anxiety is indeed uncomfortable,…

vomiting

Is Fear of Vomiting, Emetophobia, a Thing?


Vomiting is by no means a pleasant experience.  However, it is a normal and natural bodily function that enables the body to get rid of something hazardous.  Emetophobia is a type of…

success

The Anxiety of Success


The word “success” is most commonly linked to positive feelings and motivation.  Most people strive for success in various aspects of their lives, including academic success, occupational success, social success, relationship success,…

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Can You Cure Aerophobia, the Fear of Flying?


Airports are places of organized chaos and a fantastic location to do some serious people watching.  At any point throughout the day, you will notice businessmen and women moving hurriedly throughout the…

fear alone

Being Alone and Autophobia


Most people desire to be around others. Even the shyest and most introverted people have moments where they want and need to be around people. That desire is a normal part of…

agrophobia

What is Agorophobia?


When most people hear Paula Deen’s name, they associate her with her cooking show on the Food Network or from her lifestyle magazines.  What most people are unaware of is that Paula…

fear dying

How to Deal with the Fear of Dying?


One way to cope with the fear of death is to take solace and comfort in the fact that it is a natural part of life.  We are all born, live out…

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Do You Have Cellphone Separation Anxiety?


At first glance, the idea of cell phone separation anxiety can seem flippant. Could people being away from their phones actually cause extreme problems or stress? While it is not officially a…

worry

How to Reduce Worry and Rumination


Worrying is something we all do. Even the most laid-back person worries about something. We worry about our futures, our jobs, and our relationships (just to name a few). It is something…

perfectionist

10 Signs You Might Be a Perfectionist


Perfectionism contributes to high stress and anxiety. There can be confusion sorting through what is high achieving vs perfectionism. The critical difference is that perfectionism is the need to achieve self-imposed, unreasonable…