The Truth About Fears and Phobias Revealed

Fears are a natural part of life and are designed to protect us from hurt and pain. If, for example, you have an experience of almost drowning in the ocean, your mind may cause you to be afraid of ever going into a body of water again. The chances of you having the same traumatic experience in the water again is minute, but the protection mechanism in your mind doesn’t want to take chances. Your subconscious mind is now programmed to avoid that situation and the pain and hurt associated with it. So, now, almost any body of water will be associated with the incident and fear will set in to avoid having the pain and another bad experience.

Let’s take another type of situation. Let’s say you had been in a relationship in which your significant other cheated on you. Perhaps he/she would announce that they were “going to meet a friend for drinks” and you later discovered that it was during each of those times that they were unfaithful to you. Since the subconscious mind is always looking for meaning and creates meaning through association, it simply links these two things, “going to meet a friend for drinks”

Learn About Stopping Panic Attacks

Suffering from a panic attack is never fun. It can be very frightening and some people that face them report that they feel like they are going to die. What you have to remember is that no matter how bad you feel, you are not going to die. In fact, once you learn what could be triggering these panic attacks it may be a lot easier for you to learn how to work through them so that they do not last nearly as long. You may even be able to stop them from occurring in the first place.

One way to stop panic attacks would be to learn a few different breathing techniques. When you are able to implement these in your life you will be able to decrease the amount of stress you are feeling. It will be possible to relax your body so that you may be able to stop a panic attack before it ever begins, or at least keep it from getting any worse. Those individuals that have learned different breathing techniques, and started implementing them on a daily basis, have found it to be very helpful. Those that have ever suffered from a panic attack

What Happens When You Have A Panic Attack?

There are a lot of individuals that will tell you they have heard the term panic attack before. However, not everyone is going to be able to tell you that they know what this means. Many of the symptoms that someone may experience could be seen with other conditions. Therefore, it can become very difficult to really identify and understand what is really going on.

Something that is very interesting when it comes to panic attacks is that some people will have what is called nocturnal panic attacks. Naturally, these are going to take place at night. Because of this, there are times when these attacks are going to be misdiagnosed as bad dreams. Something else that is really interesting to know about these types of attacks is that they really are common but many people do not even know that they are having them.

Everyone that suffers from panic attacks may have a different story. This is because some people will have symptoms that are infrequent while others are going to have them all of the time. Some people will tell you that the symptoms only last for a few seconds while others will tell you that they last for

How To Overcome Your Fear of Flying

The first thing to understand is that fear or anxiety is always of a future event. In other words, it’s a part of your imagination so is not “real.” But it sure feels real and affects you as real with your heart pounding and your adrenalin pumping. So you treat the fear of flying by treating the imagination.

You have a vivid imagination and can easily picture crashing into a mountain, an engine exploding, a terrorist takeover, a wing falling off, a fire in the cabin, a strike by a shower of asteroids; the pilot might be drunk or have a heart attack, etc. Any number of things can go wrong!

Then your rational mind steps in to remind you that the odds of such things happening are much higher than hitting the zillion-dollar lottery. And you’ve heard many times how flying is safer than driving a car. Then your imagination returns: Well, people do hit the lottery and accidents do happen, and people do get struck by lighting – and I am 30,000 feet in the air without a parachute!

Einstein said that the imagination is the most powerful thing in the universe. You have the free-will choice of using it

The Secret To End Your Phobia: Control Your Imagination!

Think about the phobia that you have. For instance: if you feel so fearful to drive, or to swim, think about it very carefully.

What makes you feel so fearful to drive? Everybody drives their car.

Why should you feel fearful to swim? Everybody swims, and there are swimming pools and beaches everywhere.

So, what is the basis of your phobia?

A phobia is a form of intensified panic attack and anxiety within your mind. It has been built up since a long way back in the past. You might develop it when you are still a kid. Or, you might develop it when you have certain life experience that gives you a deep emotional scar in your being. So, it might be very difficult to remove your phobia from your life.

However, with the right techniques, you will be able to remove it completely.

The first thing that you need to do is to control your imagination. This is the secret to end your phobia. It’s all inside your brain.

When you experience a kind of phobia, your mind is playing with you. It tries to trigger bad memories in the past, and intensifies it more and more.

If you are fearful of driving, it may