Are you suffering from the “fear of flying”? Want to get rid of it? Then this article will help you! What type of fear is this? What are the causes of this fear? How can we get rid of it? Let us try to put the curtains up and get answers to all the questions.
Fear of flying refers to the fear to travel by airplane or another flying vehicle like a helicopter. It also means the flying anxiety, flight phobia, flying phobia, aerophobia or aviophobia. Aerophobia or aviophobia is referred to as fear of drafts or fresh air. The range of factors including other phobias such as experiencing a traumatic flight or plane crash. It is not caused by any medical concerns. Fear of flying is common nowadays. Watching comprehensive news coverage of airline disasters may be enough to trigger a fear of flying. This fear can be treated. If you want to cure it, you must first learn the causes and the type of fear you are dealing with. You will be able to understand your behaviors well if you know why are you afraid? This will definitely help you to deal with your fear in a better way.
There are five ways to get rid of the fear of flying.
- Latch the fear that sets you off
Find out what afraid you and determine how your anxiety reaction is triggered. Your goal is to recognize and identify your specific triggers to manage your fear when anxiety levels are low. Searching out what sets you off makes it easy to turn it off.
- Be prepared for your anxiety
Anticipating anxiety is anticipating your fear. When you are prepared for fear, you face and handle it in a better way.
- Detach fear from danger
Normally, it is difficult to separate the anxiety from danger as our body reacts exactly in a similar way to both the terms. Explain yourself that anxiety makes you frightened. Having anxiety means not in danger. You are absolutely safe even if you are suffering from extreme anxiety.
- Enter the airplane with knowledge
Keep one thing in mind that anxiety leads to ignorance. Get the complete knowledge of the flight you are traveling. When you have the entire knowledge, no ignorance could take place.
- Educate associate fliers on how to help you
Your other fliers should know about what fears you along with what helps you to fight against anxiety. It will be easy for other fellow fliers to handle your anxiety during the flight.
These five things will surely help you fight against the fear of flying.
Shishir Kharade is a Digital Marketer from the city of “Preeti-Sangam”- Karad. He has done B.E(Electronics) from K.B.P. College, Satara. Now, he is working as a Digital Marketer, Graphic Designer, Blogger for almost 4 years.