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Tips to Alleviate Flight Anxiety

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Tips to Alleviate Flight Anxiety

  1. 1. Statistics Ways to Help Ease a Fear of Flying When it comes to flying, 33-40% of people experience a form of anxiety Clinical “phobia” affects between 2.5-5% of the population Anxiety can set-in leading up the flight and during the flight Experiences of generalized anxiety are self-managed by 60% of sufferers 27 is the average age of a first fear-of-flying "attack" Anxiety often stems from the perception of danger, despite the chance of death being only 1 in 20 million Airline passenger safety has improved more than twenty-fold in the last five decades Feeling out of control or overwhelmed Past flying-related trauma Fear of heights Additional tension due to social anxiety, germaphobia, claustrophobia, etc. Inherited fear from family members Concerns of suffering a health emergency without access to a medical professional Common Causes of Flight Anxiety Research the facts about flying Prepare distractions such as a movie, podcasts, or a soothing playlist Perform a pre-flight calming routine Put together a self-care kit Practice comforting visualization and breathing exercises Alleviate car- related concerns by opting for near- airport parking Identify specific triggers and work around them Pursue therapy to address and manage anxieties www.stratosjets.com/blog/fear-of-flying-statistics-trends-facts/ www.choosingtherapy.com/aerophobia/ adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/ask-and-learn/ask-expert/how-can-i-overcome-my-fear-of-flying www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2021/overcoming-fear-of-flying.html www.healthytravelblog.com/2021/12/31/how-to-calm-your-flight-anxiety/ Tips To Alleviate Flight Anxiety

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