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Irrational Fears

I Am a Ben Carsonophobe

Domenick Scudera | Posted 10.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

If it is frightening to Dr. Carson that I want equality, then he is being irrational. If he views my desire to be equal as divisive and merely an aspect of "PC culture," that makes little sense. If he believes that wanting to be treated equally under the law is provoking some sort of war, making enemies and destroying this nation, then he is not thinking clearly.

5 Worries That Take Up Too Much Space In Our Minds

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Little kids are known for being fearless, but even then we had weak spots. We were scared of climbing up to the tallest diving board at the local pool...

11 Things You're Terrified Of, But Shouldn't Be

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.24.2014 | Weird News

You aren't swallowing tons of spiders while you sleep, so don't worry. Occasionally the things that come to elicit the most collective fear start a...

4 Things You Never Need To Worry About Again

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

Why you should stop stressing over the worst of your worst-case scenarios. Plane Crashes The Risk Factor: Very low. The Stats: Of the roughly...

How Do We Process Our Fears?

Safwat Marzouk, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Safwat Marzouk, Ph.D.

Having no fear is not only unreal and impossible, but also makes us fall prey to real menaces and threats around us. Thus, having the right amount of this emotion helps us be safe and secure.

How I'm Working Around My Fear of Our Clothes Dryer

Maureen Anderson | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

I've always sort of dreaded laundry day because when I was finished, it was time to walk away from the washer and dryer -- and I could never quite convince myself the dryer was off. Isn't that silly?

My Irrational Fear Of 'The Law'

Elizabeth Jayne Liu | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Jayne Liu

I'm afraid of cops. There, I said it. So where does this unnatural fear come from?

9 Books That Cause Irrational Phobias

| Posted 02.10.2012 | Home

By Gabe Habash for PWxyz: One of the many benefits of books is that they provide catharsis. They have the rare power of purging stress and bad emot...