Phobias

While some of us suffer from verbal diarrhea that has no cure, some suffer from fear of talking. We are not referring to the fear of public speaking, but speaking in general in a social gathering; among strangers, in...
What are fears but voices airy? Whispering harm where harm is not. And deluding the unwary Till the fatal bolt is shot! ~ William Wordsworth Indeed, most of us would agree with the great poet with regards to his aforementioned take on fear. However,...
This fear is technically referred to as ophidiophobia and more commonly as snakephobia. It is one of the most common phobias that people suffer from. A person is said to have a phobia or a fear of snakes when this fear does not...
People have different fears. Some are scared of insects, and some of darkness. Some are scared of commitment and some of hospitals or doctors. And, some are scared of dogs. Some may be afraid of dogs, too. The average...
If you ever get scared during a thunderstorm, please do remember you are not the only one. Every year, there are about 16 million lightning thunderstorms around the world. Lightning can be defined as an electrostatic discharge into the...
How does it affect the body? The general perception is; heart palpitation, unexplained sweating, clenching of the fist and teeth, change in eye movements and face expressions and a numbed thought process. These effects are observed by all of...
] Everyone fears something. It could be a cockroach or something as profound as death. There are fears that everyone can relate to, and there are those that not everyone can understand. It's only the person who actually has the...
Agoraphobia is a condition which is characterized by anxiety and stress. This is because a person suffering from agoraphobia is constantly worrying that he/she will suffer from panic attacks in a public place and that there will be no...
Did You Know? Sean P. Diddy, the famous rap star, is scared of toes, especially if the middle toe is longer than the big toe. According to him, when on a date, it is mandatory for him to see his...
Did You Know? It is generally agreed that most early cases of xenophobia used to arise due to traumatic experiences. However, recent cases seem to be coming out of internal predispositions due to heredity or genetics, combined with a skewed...

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Do You Know What Really Causes One to Feel All Jittery?

A jittery feeling could be defined as nervousness, edginess, or a feeling of having butterflies in the stomach. Most of us have experienced such...

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