Tag Archives: fears

BA Plane Crash – What Every Flying Phobic Needs to Know

The crash landing of BA flight BA038 at Heathrow will no doubt have made quite a few people nervous. And we’re not just referring to the people involved, who will understandably be very shaken up. All over the country, countless people with a fear of flying will be reading and watching every piece of news […]

Don't get caught by the ghosties this halloween!

Halloween is just around the corner, and each year it seems to bring an increasing number of little ghosts, ghouls and witches to the door (as well as some not so little ones!). For most people, it is little more than an excuse for kids to dress up and collect some sweets, or an excuse […]

Friday the 13th

Today is Friday the 13th, considered by some to be a very unlucky day, and for those with paraskavedekatriaphobia (fear of Friday the 13th) or triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number 13) it is especially troubling. In the USA, it is estimated that around 21 million people (8% of the population) have a significant fear of […]

Fear of Flying

According to the ‘Fear of Flying’ programme broadcast tonight on Channel 4, as many as one person in five of us has some degree of phobic reaction to flying – that’s 20% of the population! High profile disasters and terrorist atrocities, such as 9/11, only serve to heighten our fears. According to research reported in […]

Everything is possible

An article in this week’s Sunday Times highlights the benefits of NLP in helping people overcome habits and negative behaviours. As Anita Chaudhuri reports, NLP is a way of reprogramming the mind in order to change negative behaviour. It works by identifying subconscious pessimistic patterns, then zaps them by replacing them with new thoughts and […]