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Fear of Flying – Part 1 of 3 (Dread) – Version 5 – July 2017 About 25% of the travelling public have a fear of flying. One quarter of this group are so afraid of flying that they completely avoid air travel, and their condition qualifies as a phobia. (National Institute of Mental Health) […]
Our reaction to stress and panic has evolved as a successful survival strategy. Imagine a panic situation such as a lion attacking us. Deep within our brains, sitting atop the brain stem, the limbic system is the first set of brain structures to comprehend and recognise the sight and the roar of the approaching lion […]
The feedback I have received from QF32 readers has been profound. By far the greatest surprise I have had when reading the responses is to discover how many people are afflicted by their own version of Post Traumatic Stress (PTS). “The nightmares continue – every night” Many stalwart friends have contacted me to pass on […]
Pamela Wilson’s friend wrote a very interesting account of what it’s like to be on the ground when a loved one is wrapped up in an incident. It’s a positive story.