Tag Archives: Claustrophobia

Places in Singapore I Have Yet to Explore

This may be a tiny island but there are still a number of places (not new) I have yet to check out. Our country is tiny but fast evolving. 1. River Safari (zoo) to see the Pandas – haven’t gone … Continue reading

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The Agony of Visiting the Dentist

I’ve been hesitating seeing the dentist for the longest time. It’s not that I’m afraid of the dental check-up but more being confined in the chair due to my claustrophobic tendencies. In the end I was ok. I talked myself … Continue reading

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My Thoughts about Scoot, SIA’s New Budget Carrier

It’s not secret that I have a fear of flying.  More the claustrophobia than anything. My main concern when I travel is the seat size and legroom.  Everything else is good to have but I am willing to forgo as … Continue reading

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The Dreaded ERP

ERP stands for Electronic Road Pricing. An amount gets deducted from your car’s cashcard each time you go through this structure. If you don’t have enough money in your cashcard you will get a fine. There is no avoiding it … Continue reading

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I Wish Singapore Hospitals Would Get Open MRI Machines for Claustrophobic Patients

I didn’t even know this option was available till I searched. Even more about this new technology here. I am writing this post as I myself have severe claustrophobia, and someone close to me has to go through an MRI … Continue reading

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The Anxieties of a Control Freak: Visit to the Dentist

This year I am determined to sort of face my fears – within reason of course. One of them is visiting the dentist. It’s not the pain I am afraid of, but the lack of control. I am becoming such … Continue reading

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10 Things You May Not Know About Panic Attacks

When I first heard about panic attacks triggered by unusual causes I was one of the guilty ones who immediately thought ‘strange‘. I now can relate to why Billy Bob Thorton might be afraid of antiques and Nicole Kidman of … Continue reading

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The Panic Attacks Are Back

I have nothing against Ryan Reynolds, but Buried is one movie I can never watch.  I feel just as confined, trapped and anxious in much larger spaces than the underground tomb in which Ryan’s character is buried.  Especially when one … Continue reading

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Still Afraid of Flying

The first time I ever flew I was 10 years old and the whole experience of flying thrilled me to the core. For years after that, I looked forward to the occasional plane ride and had no fear apart from … Continue reading

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My Panic Attacks Terrify Me

I have been reluctant to put this out there, but I have had a change of heart. As I write this I am still afraid and extremely self conscious, but I hope baring my soul will bring this issue to … Continue reading

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