Flying is one of the most common modes of transportation to get from one destination to another. However, there are some who are so obsessed with the fear of flying that they are simply afraid of flying and seek alternative means of transportation regardless of the time of travel.
The fear of flying is often referred to as aerophobia. You can "put an end to your fear of flying" ( which is also called "en finir avec votre peur de l’avion" in the French language) to fly fearlessly in an airplane.
These symptoms can be problematic, especially if you are on a business trip. The good news is that there are ways to better manage your fear of flying, and eventually recover from it, by following the tips below.
As previously mentioned, there are ways to overcome your fear of flying. Here are some steps that are worth practicing so you can fly anywhere without going through all the symptoms of aerophobia.
Know the Facts – Find facts or statistics about accidents that occur in the air and compare them to traffic accident statistics. You will surely find that the chances of an air collision are small compared to while driving.
Know the Effects of Flying – To cure your fear of flying, it's best to know what to expect when flying. This includes the make and model of the aircraft you will be flying, its speed, what side effects you may experience during takeoff and landing, and how long it will take to reach your destination.
Meditate – If after studying the first two steps your fear of flying is still there, you need to learn the art of meditation. When you get on a plane, think about the things you enjoy so you don't think you're going to fly. You can do breathing exercises, read a book, or hum a song.