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Fear of Flying

Bridges, Planes and Panic Attacks: Getting Over Fear

James E. Porter | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

That's when I realized that I could proactively ALTER my reaction to that bridge by controlling how I felt when I ARRIVED. I just had to arrive at a zero or a one and I would barely even feel it, no matter what direction I traveled in. I began to wonder if I could do the same thing with my fear of flying.

After A Disaster, This Is What Flight Attendants Want You To Know

Sara Keagle | Posted 03.27.2015 | Travel
Sara Keagle

Flight attendants take on a crucial role after any airline incident, and in the wake of the latest Germanwings tragedy, it is no different.

8 Ways to Zap Your Fear of Flying Forever

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

I can't remember the order in which things happened, but there was a tremendous crackling noise, a burst of light, and what felt like the snap of a whip across the plane. People screamed. We stared at each other wide-eyed. What the hell just happened?

Overcome Fear of Flying and Go Have an Adventure

Jodi Aman | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jodi Aman

Missing planes, crashes, dysfunctional equipment, oh my! The fear of flying is a pretty common fear, but to me, it was my dirty little secret. I l...

10 Ways to Avoid Stress at the Airport

James E. Porter | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
James E. Porter

My local gym opens at 5 a.m. or I can just go for a short run in my neighborhood, first thing. (I used to think I didn't have time for a workout on a travel day, now I won't go anywhere by plane without a good workout first.) It keeps me calm throughout the day.

Erica Jong on Feminism for the Future

Omega Institute | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Omega Institute

The absolute bedrock of our independence is having control over our own bodies. You cannot be independent if the government or someone else says whether or not you can use birth control.

When Falling in Love Means Flying Into Fear

Oral Fixation | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Oral Fixation

I married a man whose obsession with flying machines began in elementary school with radio-controlled planes and helicopters. He eventually graduated to full-size planes and a career in aviation, but when we met 20 years ago in Louisville, Kentucky, he was a biomedical engineer with a yen to fly.

Learning to Fly

Rabbi Will Berkovitz | Posted 11.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Will Berkovitz

The month and days preceding the Jewish High Holidays are when we do what is called a heshbon nefesh: an accounting of the soul. We talk to the folks we may have had challenges with in the past year and we strive to make amends -- to ask for forgiveness.

Travel Tips: Fear of Flying

Sonia Gil | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

I can sit here and tell you all of the statistics you already know. But... that won't really help much. Although I don't have an exact recipe for getting rid of your fear, I can give you a few tips on how to cope with the anxiety.

Fearful Flyer

Marcia Liss | Posted 11.11.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Ready for Takeoff

Marcia Liss | Posted 11.10.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Triple High Low Chime, Dewars on the Rocks and Other Survival Tips for Nervous Fliers

Leah Stern | Posted 10.26.2014 | Comedy
Leah Stern

My anxiety has been with me since takeoff thanks to Captain Ahab and his smugly menacing announcement that "it might get a little bumpy the next five minutes, so I suggest you remain in your seats and buckle up real tight."

Fear of Flying

Marcia Liss | Posted 10.26.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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This Woman Went From Being Too Scared To Fly – To Flying Commercial Planes For A Living!

Posted 07.22.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Traveling Solo

Stanley Ely | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Stanley Ely

Anyone who has traveled alone and tried to book a single room in a hotel knows the odds are poor: There probably isn't such. The "single room" will be a double room with just you as the occupant, and the tab will be for a double.

How to Combat Flight Anxiety: 7 Tips to Keep Calm and Carry On

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

As any anxious flier can attest, air travel can inspire a sense of dread, panic and, at worst, paralyzing fear.

This Year, Conquer Your Fear (of Flying!)

Tracy Christoph | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

If you have flight anxiety, however severe, keep these tips in mind next time you travel. You have more control over your fears than you think, and once you manage them, flying will become a more enjoyable experience.

4 Good Ways to Cope With Fear

David Kessler | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kessler

We don't want to live in a world where planes go missing. It's terrifying. How do we cope with modern threats to our world? How do we calm our worried minds?

6 Ways To Ease Your Fear Of Flying

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.27.2015 | Travel

Flying certainly seems scary right now. The recent Germanwings crash has passengers on edge, and why not? It's frightening to board a plane when insta...

Whoopi Goldberg With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2014 | MarloThomas

I was so excited to have the fabulous Whoopi Goldberg as a guest on Mondays With Marlo. We talked about everything from her struggle with poverty, to ...

Why I'm So Comfortable Speaking My Mind, From Whoopi Goldberg (VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2014 | MarloThomas

When asked speaking her mind and where her confidence comes from, Whoopi Goldberg had a fascinating answer to share with us. Whoopi told us that f...

How I Got The Name Whoopi Goldberg (VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to the story behind her name, Whoopi Goldberg has quite an entertaining explanation. Whoopi’s given birth name is Karen Johnson. Ho...

Why I Was Lucky to Grow Up Broke, From Whoopi Goldberg (VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2014 | MarloThomas

When asked about being on welfare, Whoopi Goldberg had some insightful life lessons to share with us. Though Whoopi did not grow up as a child on ...

A Life Lesson From My Mom, From Whoopi Goldberg (VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2014 | MarloThomas

When asked what the most valuable life lesson she’s ever learned, Whoopi Goldberg had a great answer. Whoopi’s mother told her, “If you're ok...

My Fear Of Flying, From Whoopi Goldberg (VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2014 | MarloThomas

Whoopi Goldberg has a well-known fear of flying, and she had quite a bit to share with us about trying to overcome her fear. When Whoopi agreed to ...