How to reduce the fear of flying after Malaysia Airlines incident
So, in the face of such catastrophic events, passengers going to help them? Renowned aviation psychology expert to provide some tips, which love to go abroad with us check it out:
Not "read too much" crash news
Carol Court published articles about the fear of aircraft and operates a company called "fearless flight," the company, which has operated for 35 years. He believes that we should not care, "read too much" minutiae about the crash, because that will only increase your fear. Secondly, do not see any movie starring Bruce Willis, do not look on the crash of the film, in fact, you really should Aspect boring movie.
Keep in mind the scientific facts and data
We should have heard the odds of death bathtub slip fatal crash than much larger chance. Tang Mu Bangen is an airline machine president SOAR project (fear of flying help center) founder, he believes a certain thing to happen to you the odds are very rare. In fact, the fatal crash of a low probability of occurrence, experts estimate that 1/11000000 -1/2940 ten thousand. "Extreme Fear: Thinking people at risk of Science" writer - Jeff Wise think will happen instantly hard every day aviation event like a horse, but also safer than car drivers.
The best choice for first and business class And seize the time on the plane
Generally front of the plane relatively quiet and smooth, so first class, business class are front. Most of the aircraft tail safety factor is higher, but the engine in the tail may not be safe. The biggest feature is the tail shaking, it is not smooth, the engine in the tail of the noise is greater. But most importantly, do not let fear stop you fly. Recommendations to ensure that the aircraft will soon take off, fly longer neutral time, you will be more fear.
You need to want to open a little Reject bad mood infections
Remember, what you say can make you produce anxiety. Do not say what you want on the verge of collapse, and you want a stroke that kind of thing. You can replace the words "I have some discomfort." Flight, and other people for any unusual bumps always have to worry about, but people who know each other more easily infect the bad mood everywhere, everyone hearts are restless, may wish to tell a joke to treat companion flying phobia.
Multi-master some relaxation techniques
You certainly have heard this advice before, but remember it is very beneficial, simple flight relaxation techniques benefit. In simple terms, into "relax" and "breathe" in two ways:
Relax - focus on your body, then relax each muscle system. Tight muscles 5-10 seconds and then relax for 20 seconds. Or: fist with both hands, feet heavy step on the floor, so that your muscles to keep 5-10 seconds of tight state. Then relax, discard all the negative thoughts. After 20 seconds to do it again this exercise, do at least 5 times.
Breathing - put your hand on your stomach, inhale deeply with quiet nose, inhale as long as possible, and then by mouth to spit it out. After over two seconds to do it again. Do at least ten times. Or: inhale through your nose, then his fists. After waiting 2 seconds exhale and slowly release your hands. Then do it again after a count from one to six, until you can breathe slowly until the law.
What to do with something else it distracting
Some fun aside mood is really important, such as looked around, scanning the beautiful MISS four weeks and gracious MAN, active and neighbor approached, looking forward to a memorable aerial Aventure, the next best thing, you can get pretty stewardess "seductive . " Really bored, you can find a chat object, be speaking the truth confined space. Or tradition that reading a favorite book, listening intently favorite music, cartoons, perhaps ease their fears and let others can not see your inner conflict, face destructive.
Seek professional help
Doctors recommend psychological behavior has a clear diagnosis of phobia for people who can not sit if the non-aircraft, seek professional medical help, the machine prior to the use of small doses of antipsychotic drugs to prevent emotional stress, therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy are usually systematic desensitization therapy for phobias works well, but need professional doctors to operate.
In addition, some people will find a psychic to do counseling. Linda Lauren is known as "Travel witches," many people who suffer from fear of flying will come to consult her, "Sometimes I would recommend them Gaiqian flight, even for home routes if did not feel any negative mood, I generally do not recommend because of fear Meal. "
Love and drugs can curb the panic
Experts believe that a more effective method of psychological adjustment is more contact with others. When we and others together, the brain unconsciously monitor signals sent to others, attention to their body language, tone of voice, facial expressions, etc. If you think the other party can rely on, then let the vagus nerve to slow down the heartbeat, and then let the people are relaxed . If someone looked at you with love, your brain secretes oxytocin can inhibit amygdala activity - in other words, anxiety and fear of being swept away happy. Therefore, friendly companion, intimate love can help us overcome the "fear of flying."
Use can help you calm mood APP
Many provide training and calm the market mood APP. SOAR project will provide free APP, and relaxation exercises can be carried out to establish the gravity meter to monitor mood swings. Another useful tool is the development of flight Warka APP, can be used for iPhone and Android. The application has a real-time flight conditions, is also equipped with a panic button on the professional emergency information. Virgin Atlantic Airways entertainment system installed even "fearless flying" audio channel.