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How Hypnotherapy Helped Me Manage Panic Attacks And Travel More Fearlessly

December 20th, 2008 · 15 Comments

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!As noted in my open letter to Benjamin Weisman, I suffer from panic attacks. They started back when I was in grad school, but they weren’t too bad then. Usually they occurred while I was driving and I’d just roll [...]

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Tags: Air Travel · Bali · Egypt · Health

How To Relax After A 15-Hour Flight To Hong Kong

October 20th, 2007 · 11 Comments

A man in Hong Kong is caressing me and yet we’ve barely even exchanged hellos. I’m at the airport, in a delicious place called Oriental Healing Art next to gate 41 and I’m indulging in something I always seem to talk myself out of when traveling. A foot massage. After a 15 hour flight, my [...]

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Tags: Air Travel · Health · Hong Kong

Shoot Up At The San Francisco Adult Immunization & Travel Clinic

March 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

There are two things that turn me off about international travel: long haul flights and inoculations. Sadly neither can really be avoided. And aside from maybe losing weight in an effort to create more room for myself in coach, I don’t see the long haul flights getting better any time soon. Fortunately though, I’ve found [...]

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Tags: California · Egypt · Health · Northern California · USA