I was recently interviewed by the online publication, Mic. The writer let me know she had some questions about flying anxieties. I answered her questions, felt a little anxiety of my own (flying is NOT my fav), and then forgot about it. I recently read her completed article, and it kind of blew me away.
In the article, the writer describes using a new app aimed at helping folks manage their flying phobias and fears – in REAL time. As in, in the air. I was intrigued for several reasons:
- I have some flying fears of my own
- She used the app instead of the usual medications she needs to manage her anxieties
- I think we are glimpsing the future of technology and health care
Here’s a bit about the app:
For the most part it seemed like the app was pretty cool, and actually helpful. Other than this:
Hmmm, that part didn’t sound so great. So, I had this to say:
So, not a perfect fix for flying fear, but a start anyway. Happy flying!