Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781493000692
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 304

Captain Bunn founded SOAR to develop effective methods for dealing with flight anxiety. Therapists who have found this phobia difficult to treat will find everything they need to give their clients success. Anxious flyers who have “tried everything” to no avail can look forward to joining the nearly 10,000 graduates of the SOAR program who now have the whole world open to them as they fly anxiety free wherever they want. This approach begins by explaining how anxiety, claustrophobia, and panic are caused when noises, motions—or even the thought of flying—trigger excessive stress hormones. Then, to stop this problem, Captain Bunn takes the reader step-by-step through exercises that permanently and automatically control these feelings. He also explains how flying works, why it is safe, and teaches flyers how to strategically plan their flight, choose the right airlines, meet the captain, and so on. Through this program, Captain Bunn has helped thousands overcome their fear of flying. Now his book arms readers with the information they need to control their anxiety and fly comfortably.

Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781612437446
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 160

Leads readers step-by-step with proven techniques that finally make it possible to conquer their fear of flying You’ve tried to face your fear of flying, but the harder you try to control it, the worse it gets. This book teaches how to work constructively with your brain so you can address your anxiety in different ways that truly help you let go of the fear. Packed with hands-on exercises, this book helps you better understand both the anticipatory anxiety prior to a flight as well as the fear experienced on board—and provides the tools needed to successfully fill the role of passenger, including: • Questionnaires and fill-in-the-blanks • Pre-flight checklists and practice flight itinerary • In-flight panic journal and symptom graphs • Symptom and response inventories • Breathing and meditation exercises Drawing from exposure therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy, the methods in this book will help you: • Understand how you became afraid • Discard safety objects and behaviors • Identify signal fears and false alarms • Use the AWARE steps onboard the plane • Recognize and respond to symptoms • Restore your ability to fly and travel

Publisher : Random House
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781448118984
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 224

Does the thought of flying fill you with dread? Do panic attacks leave you feeling scared and vulnerable? If so, this book could change your life. Written by top flying experts from British Airways’ Flying with Confidence course, this reassuring guide explains everything you need to know about air travel alongside techniques for feeling confident and in control from take off to landing. In easy-to-follow sections, you'll learn how to recognise cabin noises, manage turbulence and fly in bad weather conditions. As your knowledge grows, so will your confidence, with the fear of the unknown removed. · Takes the terror out of common flight fears · Includes techniques for controlling anxiety, claustrophobia and panic · Will help you feel safe, calm and secure when you next take to the skies.

Publisher : Routledge
Category : Psychology
ISBN : 9780429913815
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 190

Research indicates about 35 of every 100 people develop a fear of flying at some point in their life. Almost everyone knows someone who has it. If you've ever mentioned to others that you aren't comfortable with air travel, you've probably already discovered just how common is the fear of flying. Fear of flying is a condition that merits proper attention, and which we are increasingly in a better position to deal with, particularly thanks to clinical research. We now know that fear of flying is similar to other phobias, and that it cannot be dismissed simply as fear of the unknown, and that telling someone to "pull yourself together" just isn't likely to be an effective way to deal with the problem. Gaining your freedom to expand your enjoyment of life is the purpose of this book. The book covers a number of areas, including valuable information about flying and everything to do with flying safety.

Publisher : Routledge
Category : Transportation
ISBN : 9781351907934
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 280

This is the first authoritative work to examine the psychological determinants and effects associated with the 'fear of flying'. The contents include: · the extent and nature of the problem of fear of flying; · understanding public perceptions of safety associated with flying; · assessment of clients; psychological treatment approaches; · the use of specific interventions (e.g. virtual reality) and clinical case studies. It is an up-to-date and wide-ranging handbook, covering theory, research and practice. The international panel of authors are all experienced researchers and clinicians, and are leaders in their respective fields. The book is intended for those who work professionally in commercial and military aviation. This includes aviation psychologists, aerospace medical/nursing personnel, flying instructors, clinical psychologists and psychiatrists and those involved in fear of flying programs. A secondary audience includes researchers, professionals with an interest in anxiety/phobia, travel health clinic nurses and counsellors/therapists. Those who have a fear of flying themselves will also find the contents of interest.

Publisher : Arcturus Publishing
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781784280192
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 128

Fear of flying is a distressing condition that can have a devastating effect on your life. FOFs - people with fear of flying - either put themselves through hell every time they take a flight, or else they avoid flying altogether. Luckily, help is at hand. The Allen Carr Easyway method has helped millions of people to quit smoking, alcohol and other drugs as well as to stop gambling, overeating and going into debt. This book unravels the misconceptions that make you believe flying is dangerous. All you need to do is follow all the instructions and you cannot fail to cure your fear of flying. * No scare tactics * No willpower required * Changes the way you think about flying 'Allow Allen Carr to help you escape today.' The Observer 'A different approach. A stunning success.' The Sun

Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9781492663973
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 336

A New York Times bestseller For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the popular website www.askthepilot.com, separates fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know: • How planes fly, and a revealing look at the men and women who fly them • Straight talk on turbulence, pilot training, and safety. • The real story on delays, congestion, and the dysfunction of the modern airport • The myths and misconceptions of cabin air and cockpit automation • Terrorism in perspective, and a provocative look at security • Airfares, seating woes, and the pitfalls of airline customer service • The colors and cultures of the airlines we love to hate COCKPIT CONFIDENTIAL covers not only the nuts and bolts of flying, but the grand theater of air travel, from airport architecture to inflight service to the excitement of travel abroad. It's a thoughtful, funny, at times deeply personal look into the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying. "Patrick Smith is extraordinarily knowledgeable about modern aviation...the ideal seatmate, a companion, writer and explorer." —Boston Globe "Anyone remotely afraid of flying should read this book, as should anyone who appreciates good writing and great information." —The New York Times, on ASK THE PILOT.

Publisher : Macmillan
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780805098587
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 355

Even in a time when women are still sexually repressed, Isadora Wing wishes to "fly free" with a man who completes her every fantasy.

Publisher : Main Street Books
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 0385237936
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 154

Discusses the safety statistics of flying, explains how planes fly, and reviews airline maintenance and safety practices

Publisher : New World Library
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781608686063
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 232

“HURRY, BUY THE BOOK AND TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE.” — Marla Friedman, PsyD, PC, board chairman, Badge of Life What if you could stop panic by tapping into a different part of your brain? After years of working to help sufferers of panic and anxiety, licensed therapist (and pilot) Tom Bunn discovered a highly effective solution that utilizes a part of the brain not affected by the stress hormones that bombard a person experiencing panic. This “unconscious procedural memory” can be programmed to control panic by preventing the release of stress hormones and activating the parasympathetic nervous system. This process, outlined in Panic Free, sounds complicated but is not, requiring just ten days and no drugs or doctors. Bunn includes specific instructions for dealing with common panic triggers, such as airplane travel, bridges, MRIs, and tunnels. Because panic is profoundly life-limiting, the program Bunn offers can be a real life-changer.