Monthly Archives: March 2016

Help in Overcoming phobias: Why breaking habits is so important

Do you live in fear of encountering a spider in your house?   Or does the thought of being out alone and having a panic attack keep you inside or force you to always have a ‘safe’ person with you?  We all have fears, but for most of us their impact is minimal.  However, if your…
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Fear of flying not helped by plane crash reports

Over the last few years there have been a number of high-profile plane crashes which have been headline news around the world. Indeed many have attracted conspiracy theories which have led to significantly greater media exposure. While those with a fear of flying will read these reports with dread there is concern that media coverage…
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Is trypophobia just another Apple marketing gimmick?

There are many strange and unknown phobias out there which are often misunderstood and sometimes used by the media as a means of promoting products and services. The latest phobia to hit the headlines is trypophobia which is a phobia of small holes in close proximity which many believe relates to skin conditions in early…
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10 most common phobias

A recent report suggested that around 10% of the US population suffer from phobias on a regular basis which really puts this problem into perspective. While there are literally hundreds and hundreds of different phobias many of the same issues seem to appear on a regular basis. We will now take a look at the…
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