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How do I get over my fear of people holding our baby?

How do I get over my fear of people holding our baby?

Phobia: Concern of other people holding your baby is phobia that something might happen to the baby. Make them aware of your problem so that they will be extra careful and you are assured that all are ok thereby gaining confidence. ...Read more

Fear (Definition)

I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more


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How can I get over my fear of other people holding my baby? I don't want my baby getting sick.

How can I get over my fear of other people holding my baby?  I don't want my baby getting sick.

Slowly: Its natural to have concern about other people holding your baby particularly if its your first. But it is okay for others to hold your baby. Use good hygiene and you can even express your concerns which will give people a better understanding. Relax however , your baby will be fine. ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of water due to bullying?

How do I get over my fear of water due to bullying?

Behavioral therapy: This sounds like a simple phobia to be treated by behavioral therapy. But there is a larger question about the bullying and the fear it induced and what the other long term effects might be. In other words, what problems remain after you're no longer afraid of water? Those may require a longer term therapy. ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of airplanes?

How do I get over my fear of airplanes?

Conditioning: Go to your local small airport and get an introductory ride in a small airplane with a flight instructor. Tell him of your fear and be ready to be very surprised. You may even become a pilot. I have thousands of hours in the air as a pilot, however I still hate commercial flying. ...Read more

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What do I do to get over my paranoia about letting my kids sleep in their own room?

What do I do to get over my paranoia about letting my kids sleep in their own room?

Anxiety: What you call paranoia (may be too much in this case?) might be explained by anxiety, worries based on stories, and natural protective instict. However, please remember that kids sense danger by measuring your level of anxiety (visible). This gives a retro feedback that will cause more fear on them, etc. Try to relax and keep them normally safe. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of worms in my body without telling my mom?

How do I get rid of worms in my body without telling my mom?

Teens and Healthcare: First you must be diagnosed with truly having worms. This common worry is actually a rare problem today. At sixteen you have the right to have your visit with your pediatrician or family doctor in private without your parents present. That is what i would advise: a private, confidential visit with a health expert. ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of wheelchairs rolling away?

How do I get over my fear of wheelchairs rolling away?

Therapist: Can talk to you, if you lock the wheels, but have to repeatedly check the locks you may have symptoms of gad general anxiety disorder or OCD obcessive compulsive disorder. ...Read more

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How can I get over my fear of drowning?

How can I get over my fear of drowning?

Fear : Imagery works fairly well. Close your eyes & visualize yourself in wheelchair until you start getting tense, and here you open your eyes & reassure yourself you are ok & no wheelchair is around. With drowning fear, same idea, except replace wheelchair with being in water swimming. ...Read more

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How can I get over my fear of snakes?

How can I get over my fear of snakes?

CBT : Systematic desensitization is a specific type of behavior therapy that is very helpful to individuals to overcome fears. It involves gradual exposure to the feared stimulus while teaching a person to be able to be able to acclimate to their own feelings of fear. Contact a licensed psychologist trained in cognitive behavioral therapy for this type of treatment. ...Read more

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My daughter is terrified of bugs. We can't go outside? How do I help her get over this?

My daughter is terrified of bugs. We can't go outside? How do I help her get over this?

Ask her why: Ask your daughter to tell you why she is afraid then without dismissing her fear reassure her that the bugs do not want to hurt her but want to be her friends. ...Read more

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How do I get over this fear of crowds ?

How do I get over this fear of crowds ?

Therapy: Talk to a therapist; various approaches are very helpful in resolving fear of crowds, including cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt). Might also wanna look into emotional freedom techniques (eft). The latter is a self help technique also known as tapping. Check it out on you tube! let me know how you fare, or if you need further assistance. ...Read more

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How can I get over my fear of driving?

There are ways: Have you ever obtained a driver's license before? In you don't have problem getting into a car you may start to practice with someone you trust in a quiet neighborhood after rush hour. If you can't even sit on the driver's seat, you would need systematic desensitization first before you can actually drive. ...Read more

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How do I get over my agrophobia and fear of heights?

How do I get over my agrophobia and fear of heights?

For agoraphobia &: fear of heights, consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy (imaginal exposure therapy, systematic desensitization, flooding, prolonged exposure therapy, in vivo exposure therapy) or hypnosis as possible options. Psychotropic medications are some times indicated as well. ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of demonic possession?

How do I get over my fear of demonic possession?

Counseling: I suggest counseling to assist with this problem. I do not recommend psychiatric counseling due to the consistent harm which psychiatric interventions cause. I can offer you natural counseling with a focus on your own individual needs. I am available to assist you with your problem via counseling on HealthTap. Please make an appointment or request an inbox consultation if you desire. Be well! ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of flying?

How do I get over my fear of flying?

Aviophobia: There are three basic treatments for fear of flying severe enough to be classified as an anxiety disorder, systematic densensitization, cognitive therapy and medications. There is a nice overview at http://www.Guidetopsychology.Com/fearfly.Htm. The severity of your phobia will determine which intervention(s)-your family physician should be able to provide a referral to an appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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How do I get over my fear of needles?

Ind source: If you can remember what causes it then addressing the fear directly with help you get over it. Hypnosis can help. Efr (emotional freedom technique...Can easily find on the web) can also help. Homeopathic argentum nitricum can help before specific situations. Also using oragel on the arm 5 minutes before blood draws helps numb the area and that helps those who don't like pain. ...Read more

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I feel like my kids lives are ruined by my divorce, how do I deal with the guilt?

I feel like my kids lives are ruined by my divorce, how do I deal with the guilt?

Have you considered: Therapy? This would be something you could do for yourself that may make a real positive difference. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if i've got enormous overwhelming guilt which i just can't seem to moveit. How do I get over my guilt?

What to do if i've got enormous overwhelming guilt which i just can't seem to moveit. How do I get over my guilt?

"Normal guilt": Includes those times when we know we are making choices that vary from our value system. "neurotic guilt" is excessive and we feel guilty over too many things. Please reflect or speak w/a friend to determine your situation and see a mental health professional if the latter. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I stop the unstoppable worry about each and everything in my life? I can't seem to feel good and the worries in my life overpower my mood.

How do I stop the unstoppable worry about each and everything in my life? I can't seem to feel good and the worries in my life overpower my mood.

Get help!: See a psychologists or mental health councilor. It seem you may be suffering from depression and should get checked out. There is help out there but you need to reach out. Your GP is a great place to start. ...Read more

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