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Fear Of Flying (Aerophobia)

Fear Of Flying (Aerophobia)

No one is born with a fear of flying, therefore the fear is ‘learned behaviour’ and often as a result of a bad experience, copying a parent, becoming a parent or even from a film. In essence, you have created a behavioural reference relating to what is, in...
Arachnophobia

Arachnophobia

What is it? Arachnophobia or a fear of spiders is one of the most common phobias in the world. Even though this is the case, comparably, there are a greater number of people who do not fear spiders, and therefore an arachnophobe needs to firstly consider why this...
Overcoming FEAR

Overcoming FEAR

Fear is one of most common reasons people procrastinate on taking action toward their goals. In an effort to avoid failure, rejection, being embarrassed, disappointing or angering other people, getting hurt, and a plethora of other things, we play it safe and avoid...
What Are Phobias and How Common Are They?

What Are Phobias and How Common Are They?

Phobia – From the Greek: ?????, Phóbos, meaning “fear” or “morbid fear” Phobias: a persistent (and often irrational) fear of an object or situation. Greek physician Hippocrates (470-410 B.C.E.) first described phobias 500 years after Hippocrates, Roman doctor, Celsus...