Fear of flying and flying anxiety is a very common struggle for many people. One of my specialties is helping people overcome fear of flying with a comprehensive method I created over a decade ago. In my experience in working with this phobia, I have often found that before people come to me for help, … More Fear of Flying: Why “Knowing” Isn’t Enough
In my practice, I have been using the comprehensive method I created for helping people overcome fear of flying — the Balanced Flying Method™ — for almost a full decade now. It was originally inspired from my own previous fear of flying, and later developed more fully based on my years of training as a … More Fear of Flying: Solving YOUR Puzzle
One of my specialties in my practice is working with people who struggle with various forms of anxiety, including social anxiety. And it’s a consensus that small talk is a thorn in most people’s sides. Small talk is something that has the appearance of being easy — and some people do master the art of … More Why Small Talk Causes Anxiety
One of the four main components of the fear of flying coaching method I developed almost a decade ago — the Balanced Flying Method — takes a look at the ‘underlying’ emotions that are likely to be contributing to each person’s anxiety surrounding flying. The underlying causes vary from one person to the next, as … More Fear of Flying: The Underlying Causes
TV and movies are a problem. Sure, it is all good entertainment and a way to pass some time. But, unfortunately, TV and movies hold much more power over us than many people understand. Over the years in my practice, I have seen many people negatively impacted by the subtle messages delivered in movies and … More Life in One Take
I recently went out to a social event — a friend’s gathering in the park. I was feeling so socially anxious that I just didn’t know what to say to people. Occasionally I was able to say ‘hi’ to someone, or someone would approach me and I was able to engage in a little bit … More Does Anxiety Make You Off-Putting?
Please click on either of the following links if you haven’t read part 1 or part 2 of this social anxiety series. With social anxiety, people can get caught up in trying to be agreeable. For example: “That sounds good!”, “How nice!”, “How neat!”, That’s really cool!”, “That’s awesome!”, etc. (There are reasons for this … More Social Anxiety: Genuine Interest