Over 18 percent of adults in the U.S. are afraid to fly for reasons unassociated to the risks that general flying imposes.
Excuses and blame passing has taken the blunt for denial and not confronting a psychological matter for mere sake of a little tumultuous turbulence.
Could it be that your nerves of steel has turned into tin or you just enjoy driving 28 hours one way because you believe that driving is safer than flying? Pick your poison or adopt a new thought pattern that can mask the mental torment you’ve implored.
An engaging article reported in Airsafe.com, www.airsafe.com/issues/fear expounds on the many various reasons that haunt potential travelers. Nowadays just a mention of the word “airplane” gets your intestines twisted into a bunch.
There are many travelers that experience jitters as they’re herded through stalls, branded by boarding passes and subjected to tyranny waiting for their tickets.
The experience alone is parallel to being sent off to Kindergarten again for the first time. Instead of Louis V. matching bags, luggage then was Superman or Wonder Woman lunch boxes and brand new Big Chief Tablets.
Our fears quickly diminished as we were guided to a classroom with 20 strangers, lunch and recess and a set of jungle gyms that built best friends.
The playground at the airport shows no signs of swings or monkey bars, but one of blaring horns, shuttle buses, limousines, huffy people and security, security, security.
"Where am I?" You’re still in the same city, but you’re feeling like Dorothy when she told Toto, “We’re not in Kansas anymore!”
Which terminal is the flight in? Continue forward toward the yellow brick road please.