Category Archives: Overcoming Your Phobia

Reducing Fear of Driving With Proper Breathing

Those that experience anxiety, fear, or panic while driving often report an inability to breathe normally. They may have a feeling of being unable to take a deep breath, as if they’re throat or chest were closing in. They may find themselves gasping and gulping for air or with fears of having a heart attack or lung disorder. Fears of losing control may present themselves stemming from the inability to control one’s own breathing. All of these situations are common with the panic that ensues from a […]

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Driving You Crazy – Driving Phobia and Its Treatment

It’s a surprise to most people, including those that suffer from it, that driving phobia is one of the most common phobias. This is because it’s a hidden phobia: sufferers are embarrassed by it so they go to great lengths to accommodate and conceal their fear. And they think they are alone. But they are not. Their condition is well understood by phobia specialists and their symptoms, avoidance patterns and responses are very similar to those of other silent sufferers. What Is Driving Phobia? Driving phobia is […]

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Drive Without Fear

It’s surprising just how many people are too afraid to drive or simply dread the thought of getting behind the wheel for fear they might have a panic attack. Having a driving phobia is not only a strain mentally but also an inconvenience as it prevents you from travelling and ultimately doing many things because of your fear of driving. Many might simply say that being afraid to drive is not life changing or that it even prevents that from doing certain things. They might opt out […]

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