Everyone can get flight anxiety from time to time, some more than others. Especially nowadays with
increased airport security, long lines and a stressful boarding experience, by the time you're buckling your seat belt your nerves might already be a bit rattled.
If the idea of flying has you second guessing that dream trip, think again. It's perfectly reasonable to get flight anxiety but that shouldn't prevent you from experiencing life the way you want to.
Fortunately there are ways you can prepare yourself beforehand and manage your anxiety once you're on the plane. The important thing to remember is,
Brooke of brookevstheworld.com just posted this really great article, Anxiety Towards Flying: You're Not Alone. She compiled her experiences flying with those of other travelers who have also dealt with and overcame flight anxiety.
Here's an excerpt:
"There people above are accomplished travelers who have dealt with flight anxiety in one form or another but have also persevered to make their travel dreams a reality. Don’t be ashamed of the issue at hand: Get help. Ask a doctor and get a prescription if necessary. Find a friend that can introduce you to the ins and outs of the airplane process. Or, just sit down and think about the exact problem that is causing the anxiety in the first place."