Getting Over the Fear of Flying
Being afraid of flying shouldn’t be an embarrassment. In fact, this is a popular fear that many people have, even those that have jobs which require constant travel. Getting over the fear of flying takes time, and that may be a luxury you do not have if you fly a lot. Luckily there are an abundance of solutions to cure your fear of flying when moving overseas.
Sit in Front
If possible, book a ticket that enables you to sit in the front section of the plane where there is less turbulence. Let the flight attendant know that you have a fear of flying, that way you have someone to reach out to and he/she can keep an eye on you.
Avoid Caffeinated Beverages
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Don’t Forget to Breathe
Attempt to get over your fear of flying with some breathing exercises. The key is to exhale which many people tend to forget when suffering from a panic attack. Try to practice over-breathing to relieve a racing heart and dizziness.
Whether you are afraid of flying due to a previous experience or this is just your body’s natural way of reacting to an airplane flight, there are many ways to overcome this fear. Along with the advice above, try to avoid listening or watching any horror stories about flights that went awry. Listening to music or watching a movie is extremely calming during a flight and is a great distraction. Most importantly, be aware that you are not alone with your fear of flying. More likely than not, there are a handful of people on the same flight as you who share similar flying anxieties.
Contact SDC International Shipping, for advice when traveling overseas. Getting on a plane can seem like the end of the world but with our services and professional tips, it will seem easier than you ever could have imagined.