Dear Crabby, What if I am afraid of air travel?

Dear Crabby, My wife really wants to go to Europe and see the sights, but I am afraid of airplanes. I guess I am not afraid of airplanes as much as I am that one will crash with me on it! What can I do? Sincerely, Scared E. Cat Dear Scared E. Cat, I can relate to what you are saying. I have done a great bit of flying in my life and all of the sudden in my latter years I have found myself having phobias about it. I hate the fact that it bothers me, but I just can’t seem to overpower … [Read more...]

Healthy and Effective Ways to Deal with Depression

Depression is a nasty thing, and it will take over your life if you allow it. I’m not just referring to clinical depression, but also the depressed moods that we all experience occasionally. Despite feeling helpless and overwhelmed, there are ways that you can fight depression — you do have a say in what takes place in your mind! Admittedly, it is much more difficult to find the will and energy to do so when you are in its grips, but there are steps you can take that will help keep the situation … [Read more...]