Phobia

There's a difference between being afraid of something and having a phobia of it.
We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.
A passenger recounts the abject terror of having a huge spider crawl up her leg mid-air.
You do it because you fear making the wrong decision. That may make sense to you but it is not very logical. Here is why
When we are faced with crisis situations of this magnitude, we get anxious and excessively worry that our sense of safety and security is threatened. We become fearful for ourselves and for our loved ones.
Firstly, let me state that I'm TERRIFIED of Bees and Wasps. Whilst I recognize that this fear (phobia?) of mine is, to some degree, irrational, I've lived with it for forty odd years and gotten used to it. It is what it is, you know?
Many phobias--those irrational, excessive fears that send us into trembling pools of dread--are rooted in evolutionary history.
Sure, you may know you have aviatophobia (fear of flying) or claustrophobia (fear of enclosed spaces), but what about all those other angst-inducing scenarios and situations that crop up when you're living life on the road?
How to answer to fear is different in every case. What is important is that we do not automatically react to fear by either doing the thing that scares us or not doing it. Fear is just a warning light, there to alert us that we need to inquire more deeply into ourselves.
Some people find holes -- and images of holes -- deeply upsetting, even terrifying. These people suffer from a common but little-known phobia known as trypophobia. As with most irrational fears, the origins of trypophobia are unknown.
Are there any fears or phobias that don't respond to exposure therapy? "Any type of phobia can be treated using exposure
The older I get, the more I want to challenge myself to push through fear and not allow it to interfere with my life.
My dad and I share a real fear of snakes. In fact, he still tells the story about how disappointed he was in himself as a young boy because in order to get a Boy Scout merit badge, he had to hold a snake... and he just couldn't bring himself to do it.
So what are the most common irrational fears and phobias? Terrorism? Cancer? Commitment? Nope. According to research studies of the U.S. population, the top fears and phobias are closely tied to the kinds of threats our ancestors had to worry about.
You will be amazed what shifts in your life when you acknowledge and face your fears on purpose.
While so many examples of what constitutes "Islamophobia" are presented, little effort is devoted to clarifying what does not constitute "Islamophobia".
"Homophobia" may range from mild, private feelings of discontent to raging hatred affecting public policies and social institutions such as marriage. When homophobia is internalized, it can affect the behavior and decision-making of the homophobic person significantly.
HIDROLÂNDIA, Brazil -- Under the shade of ficus trees stands the stone burial chapel that 73-year-old Freud de Melo built