acrophobic


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Because apparently that's not mental torture enough, especially if you're lucky enough to be acrophobic, the powers that be will trick you into thinking that you're diving straight into a bed of shattered glass.
The cheekily chirpy Mel Giedroyc (of Bake Off presenting fame) injects her humour into proceedings while following the five acrophobic participants including Lee, an estate agent, Glenn, a dad-of-two and Jodie a student nurse, who take on a range of challenges as part of their "exposure therapy".
The cheekily chirpy Mel Giedroyc injects her humour into proceedings while following the five acrophobic participants including Lee, an estate agent, Glenn, a dad-of-two and Jodie a student nurse, who take on a range of challenges as part of their "exposure therapy".
Judy, who is acrophobic, would never have made it but for Amanda and Kate, who stayed with her, talking her past the sheerer drop-offs and over the more jagged footing, while Wes walked with me, unnecessarily asking if I was "all right" every ten steps.
Over the years, Mr Hilton-Barber has shown his lack of personal limits, not only in taking on such grueling expeditions while blind, but he also suffers from claustrophobia and is acrophobic, making some of his challenges all the more impressive.
While the subjects who have higher levels of claustrophobic fear underestimate horizontal distances, those who have more acrophobic fear overestimate vertical distances.
Menzies & Clarke, 1993b; Menzies & Parker, 2001), but comparatively lower than those obtained with clinical acrophobic samples (e.
No signs told us to keep out, so Tom proposed climbing the fire tower; my acrophobic mother volunteered to stay below with Bruce and me.
It wasn't until someone asked how I'd managed painting years ago given my acrophobic nature, that I remembered I usually stand on the chest of drawers.
Not a philosopher, Verne still found his way to a few profound ontological insights that he was able to express in fictional action, or in his characters' thoughts, such as the resonant existential message that Professor Otto Lindenbrock gave to his acrophobic nephew, Axel, as they prepared for their explorations in Journey to the Center of the Earth: "Look down carefully
For Michael Kobold, an American watcher maker based in Pennsylvania and by his own admission an 'armchair explorer' and an acrophobic, the summit was a challenge that changed his life.
Even for an acrophobic, those trees' rowed, fragrant heights, entered by tall, three-legged ladders, were a paradise: an intoxicating opening between worlds for someone who had grown up on East 20th Street in New York.