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  1. A

    Flying for the First Time with Agoraphobia

    Hi everyone, I’m new here but I’m looking for some extra encouragement! I am flying for the first time since i was diagnosed with panic disorder and agoraphobia 5 years ago. I am mostly over my agoraphobia, I’ve conquered all of my biggest fears but now I’m nervous for this next step. I’m not...
  2. Matryoschka

    Anxiety started again

    Hello everyone, I have been diagnosed with GAD and panic disorder in November 2017. I've had therapy for about a year. At the end of November 2018 my therapy sessions ended because I was getting my life back on track. I resumed my studies and I started travelling again. My agoraphobia almost...
  3. AnxiousAmy88

    Leaving on a jet plane.... If I can!

    I have to get on a plane in 8 days for the first time since I was diagnosed with generalised anxiety disorder 4 years ago, I have propranolol 40mg that I use when I'm feeling particularly anxious but I'm worried I'll have a massive panic attack on the plane, it's a 4 hour flight from England to...
  4. Kerome

    The Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Here in the Netherlands the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is recognised as a real religion. And in New Zealand too, where ministers may actually marry people. And I’d like to add the Pastafarian prayer... It’s actually quite an interesting religion, meant to demonstrate that the...
  5. redone

    Racing thoughts?

    Hi guys Around a year ago I became severely suicidally depressed which came with agitation, anxiety, thoughts that I and the world weren't real, and thoughts that people could know what I was thinking and that I had 'demons' inside me. I was able to recognise though that that was not a normal...
  6. sahasrara

    I don't want to do this

    Im so tired of life, tired of struggling with normal things, tired of struggling with myself. It's all just come to a head now. All I can think about is leaving forever. Flying away with the angels. I want it so bad. I just want this all to stop. Fighting it is pointless. Living is pointless...
  7. C

    Fear of flying death and meds

    Three weeks ago I thought I was just afraid of flying. Two weeks ago I went into full panic about our family vacation which involves flying cross country. I had full attacks lost my appetite and 12 pounds. I got only two or three hours sleep. The fear became one of death and I freaked out! Last...
  8. prairiechick

    2 hours late

    2 hours late taking my meds and I am flying high! Just taken my meds, and zopiclone to try to bring the high flying kite back down to earth. Can't stop singing, got a kid's song from work stuck in my head, and dancing all around my apartment. I'd be up all night if it wasn't for all the...
  9. A

    BLACK_ROSES ( JUST a flying visit ) x

    just a flying visit my head is in a mess just distracting myself at the minute baking cookies with my niece ( badly i may add ) definitely end up with food poisoning.... but thank you to everyone caring i guess somewhere along the way with my mental health and stopping my meds i forgot people...
  10. mami5

    Bang!!......and she crashes!!

    Been flying high for over 2 weeks.....not anymore.......have crashed!!!:low:
  11. Living dead


    I've been afraid of bird feathers for as long as I can remember and nobody knows when it started.When I was little I panicked at sight of a feather and I got teased for it all the time.My father tried to desensitize me by making me hold a feather and I did it few times with small white ones...
  12. M

    the past has a mind of its own

    Twinkle twinkle little star How i wonder what you are Up above the world so high Like a diamond in the sky Twinkle twinkle little star How i wonder what you are Flying flying through the sky As he sings, im scared I'll die
  13. W

    Flying insects!

    No I am not hallucinating I have my back door open and there are flies everywhere. My computer desk is near the window in my lounge and I sprayed a wasp with fly spray about 20 minutes ago...it is still in the process of dying and I feel really guilty...this also happened the other day.:sorry...
  14. J

    Ciao for now......

    Hi, Just wanted to say I am going off for a bit. Have been through a rough patch recently to put it mildly. Main thing is I survived. Am off 'oop North tomorrow, then flying to Schipol on Saturday to spend time with some old friends; and then flying to Alghero, Sardinia to soak up the sun...
  15. tiltawhirl

    FLYing day 9

    I have been MIA because I have been flying (fly=finally loving myself) been super busy, still am but getting so very much accomplished and feeling wonderful about it. revolutionary almost. ;) will check back later
  16. amathus

    Fear of flying...the psychology behnd it.....

    It's the holiday season, you may be lucky enough to be travelling abroad, do you experience panic at the thought of flying? This quite an in-depth piece on the psychology behind your fears and ways to try and deal with it: http://www.guidetopsychology.com/fearfly.htm meteos.