So I think it’s safe to say fear of flying is a pretty common thing. While I’ve flown time and time again, even 25+ flights in one year alone (when D was in New England and I traveled for work), I still get butterflies every time before boarding! .. Heck, I even get them the night before when I’m checking into my flight! I should honestly be a pro by now, but the truth is, I’M SCARED OF FLYING! And I know I’m not the only one out there, so I thought I’d share 5 ways I stay calm during a flight.
As with anything, it takes time and sometimes even mistakes to learn tips and tricks to whatever you’re doing. And trust me, I’ve made some huge mistakes when it comes to flying! Hopefully these 5 ways on how to stay calm during a flight will help you from making them too!
Now let’s get ready for takeoff!!!
Please refrain from using your cellphone for the remainder of this post (haha! yeah right!)
Grab your notebook and pen from the seat pocket in front of you (or you know, wherever it is 😉 )
And should we experience any sudden loss in cabin pressure throughout this post, chocolate bars will drop down from the panel above your head… (I’m pretty sure this is how it goes 😉 )
Alright guys, we’ve made it into the air and are cruising at an altitude of 23726826382379 feet! 😉 So now it’s time to let you in on my secrets of how to stay calm during a flight!
First, I hope you brought your iPad (if you have one)! You can watch the airlines movies (if they have some available-they might cost), or you can watch the ones you’ve downloaded before your flight! This gets your mind off the flight and makes time fly by!
Second, pleassseee tell me you downloaded all your fav songs to your phone or device, so you can plug your headphones in and just jam out or fall asleep! This also gets my mind off the flight and I just focus on rappin’ the words. Yes, 9 times out of 10 it will be rap music blasting in my ears! 😉
Third, where’s your blanket and pillow at? It better be in your carry on if it’s not already on your lap! These always make me feel more at home and comfortable, which in turn makes me less stressed!
Fourth, A good snack alllllwaysss calms me down! Maybe its just me? But if I have a candy or treat, I guarantee I’ll be happy as a little clam! Plus.. no one likes those peanuts they give you. Am I right?!
And fifth… Girllllll, buy that wifi! Yes, it’s annoying having to pay for it, but I can’t tell you how relieved I am when I see D’s or my mom’s text come in when I’m panicking or experiencing turbulence high up in the sky! Plus, you can go on social media or browse the internet and it eats up flight time like no other!
**Bonus.. well, because you know I love y’all 🙂 And this one is an obvious! While I don’t drink like that, a lot of people stay calm during a flight by grabbing a drink in flight! So if you think that might help you, go girllll!
I hope these tips helped you out the way they’ve helped me!
We’ve now made it safely to the San Jose International Airport! I hope you guys enjoyed this post and have a great rest of your day! 😉
Oh and for some more fun flight blog posts, check out my first experience flying in a private jet!!!
I don’t typically get too dressed up for flights either! So this is a good, casual, comfy look for a flight!
I get so restless on flights too! Thanks for the tips!
Of course! Thanks for reading!
These tips are so useful and nice outfit my love
I loved these flight tips, and such a cool outfit babe-loved it
aw thanks so much girl!!
I definitely enjoyed this post and can totally relate! Love what you are wearing as well! Always so chic!!!
You’re so sweet! thank you jennifer!!
Omg u have to write that down… cause I am literally a nervous wreck when flying. Thank u so much… hope this will change it
right?! im glad im not the only one!!!
Hello gorgeous, you look even younger in this casual look! Well, I must admit I’m a little bit nervous when I’m flying, and music helps me overcome my anxiety 🙂 love, Valeria
right?! music is such a good way to keep your mind off the flight!
“A good snack” is a good one! Im not afraid of flying, but I get nervous, when I don´t have any snacks with me. 🙂
Thanks for sharing 🙂
Timo from The Cosmopolitas
I fear of taking flying all the time. Those are some good tips and love that super comfortable outfit.
Right?! Thank you so much!!
Great article! Definitely agree with the pillow, blanket, and yummy snacks! Splurging on a glass of wine never hurt anyone either 😉
Love your outfit babe, that jacket looks so comfy and I totally agree with your tips!
Good tips to keep in mind.
Thanks for the tips!
Hello dear, I love your flight tips! I couldn’t agree more. I’ll be sure to remind myself this everytime I fly!
People alwayss ask me if I go home often I’m ‘from’ (I was actual born in Los Angeles left at 3) England but live in Cali. My answer is always no. Besides cost there is my fear. Thanks for this. I’ll try it the next time I decided to fly 17hrs.
Thanks for the great tips!
I get antsy inside of planes too, and i used to cross the atlantic every 30-40 days for over a year!
I usually love flying but long-hauls are simply a bore! Lots of podcasts, audio books, snacks and movies definitely help! AND a good pair of headphones 🙂
These are great tips. I am the same way about a cozy blanket. It instantly makes me feel better, whether high up in the air or having a bad day at home!
Thank you for these great tips. I always get a little nervous when I fly – but my favourite music would be a great way to keep the butterflies down 🙂