Take Command: Overcoming Your Fears

Summary: You may feel like you're not in control at times. But when fear and anxiety hold you back in life, it's time to take command.
Air Date: 6/14/14
Duration: 60
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Captain Ron Nielson, The Plane Whisperer
Captain Ron Nielsen has been a pilot for almost 40 years and a captain for a major airline during half that time. Because of the "Age 60 Rule" that calls for mandatory retirement of pilots, he was “locked out of the cockpit” on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Flying was always his passion; and now he devotes much of his time and energy to helping other people be able to fly.

Captain Ron is frequently contacted by the media for his aviation expertise. Having been involved with fearful flyers since 1987, he has gained a unique understanding of fearful flyers and their fear. He has his master’s degree in professional counseling, so connecting with people and helping them gives him a great deal of satisfaction. His knowledge of people combined with his knowledge of airplanes has helped him develop strategies for fearful flyers to successfully manage their fears. Through his live classes and webinars, he has restored confidence to thousands who are now flying again.
Take Command: Overcoming Your Fears
We all have times when we feel vulnerable or like we're not in control. But when fear and anxiety start to hold you back in life, it's time to take command.

In this segment, Dr. Roizen welcomes Captain Ron Nielson, aka "the plane whisperer." As a retired Air Force pilot turned therapist, Captain Nielson helps people overcome their deathly fear of flying.

Whether you want to get on a plane to enjoy a wonderful family vacation or just stop worrying all night long about the future, his tips can help you get a grip on your anxiety.

Join Captain Nielson to learn about healthy distractions and a silly trick involving a drinking straw that could totally change your life.

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