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Fear of Flying

Erica Jong on Feminism for the Future

Omega Institute | Posted 11.13.2014 | 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 10.09.2014 | 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 09.23.2014 | 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?

Read This If You're Feeling Uneasy About Flying

Posted 03.12.2014 | Travel

Flying certainly seems scary right now. The disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight 370 is pretty much all anyone can talk about, and why not? It's...

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 ...

Getting Star Struck By Alan Arkin, From Whoopi Goldberg (VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2014 | MarloThomas

When asked about moments when she was the most star struck, Whoopi Goldberg had some fabulous stories to share. Whoopi was star-struck when she me...

Star Trek The Next Generation, From Whoopi Goldberg (VIDEO)

Posted 03.10.2014 | MarloThomas

Whoopi Goldberg was inspired by “Star Trek” as a child, and she was fortunate enough to be involved in the modern J.J. Abrams version later in her...

Curing Your Fear of Flying

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 04.29.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

What can you do, other than stay home, or at least use only much slower modes of transport to get to your chosen destination?

Erica Jong: From Fear Of Flying To Fear Of Dying

Alain Elkann | Posted 02.25.2014 | World

The following article first appeared at http://alainelkanninterviews.com/2014/01/05/interview-with-erica-jong/. "I first met Erica in Italy, her se...

Top 6 Flying Fear Factors and Ways to Overcome Them

Chris Lopinto | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
Chris Lopinto

I have a number of friends who hate to fly and one or two who suffer from Pteromerhanophobia, otherwise known as a "fear of flying." As a member of th...