I ve a phobia of heights... i can't even jump from on top of a chair... i wanna go skydiving... how can i get over this fear?
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First I think you should learn how deep your phobia is. They say to imagine a room with a case of money in it, you have to somehow face your phobia to get to the case. How much money is required to be in the case to make you do it? For me, there is no amount for my phobia. For some it could be 100 dollars, some a million etc.
After that, you should evaluate if you think you can handle it on your own. For example watching sky diving videos, starting with jumping of a chair (as you said struggles you). But perhaps see a psychologist and go into some behavioural therapy. However, despite what people are saying, exposure does not just fix a phobia it can make it worse, it can actually hurt you physically and mentally. It can work! But not always.
However, I have been sky diving and I strongly do not recommend it if you have a fear of heights until you are 100% over it because if you start to panic while in the air on top of the adrenaline already going through your system, you could have a heart attack or worse. So I'd really make sure to care for yourself first and not rush things.1
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