In Focus:

How can you cope with fear of flying?

Today, flying is both the fastest and easiest mode of transport between countries. But many of us are terrorized by the mere thought of boarding a plane. Why is that, and how do we deal with this anxiety?

For the majority of us, air travel has become a necessity; we jet between countries to study, work, go on holiday, and meet new people.

The Federal Aviation Administration report that their Air Traffic Organization unit manages more than 42,000 flights and 2.5 million passengers every single day.

Although somewhere around 10,000 planes are airborne and safely carrying their passengers to destinations across the world right now, many of us — including myself — feel sick just thinking about stepping onto a plane.

More hot stories

5 Ways to Help Him Last Longer in Bed

It's no secret that many men have an easier time reaching orgasm than many women. That, coupled with the fact that premature ejaculation is the most common sexual disorder in men under 40, means you may frequently find yourself unsatisfied once he's finished. It can be a real let-down to...

Read More

Too Much Exercise Be Bad for Men's Heart?

When it comes to exercise, can you get too much of a good thing? Possibly, suggests a new study that found white men who exercise more than seven hours a week have an 86 percent higher risk of developing plaque build-up in their arteries. No such elevated risk was seen among either black men or...

Read More

100 Women: Can women change the world in a week?

The BBC's award-winning 100 Women news season is breaking new ground. The annual series - which shines a light at issues affecting women all over the world - is this year giving women a chance to make a change. Seemingly endless stories of harassment, inequality, and simply less visibility in many spheres...

Read More