of Triskaidekaphobia – irrational fear of the number 13:
breathlessness, excessive sweating, dry mouth, shaking, heart palpitations, inability to speak or think clearly, a fear of dying, becoming mad or losing control, a sensation of detachment from reality or a full blown anxiety attack.
Triskaidekaphobia is an irrational fear of the number 13. It is usually considered a superstition.
It has been linked to the fact there were 13 people at the last supper of Jesus, but it probably originated only in medieval times. It has also been linked to that fact that a lunisolar calendar must have 13 months in some years, while the solar Gregorian calendar and lunar Islamic calendar always have 12 months in a year.
Triskaidekaphobia may have also affected the Vikings - it is believed that Loki in the Norse pantheon was the 13th god. This was later Christianized into saying that Satan was the 13th angel.
The Mesopotamian Code of Hammurabi (ca. 1686 BC) omits 13 in its numbered list. This seems to indicate a superstition existed long before the Christian era.
Some buildings number their floors so as to skip the thirteenth floor entirely, jumping from floor 12 to floor 14 in order to avoid distressing triskaidekaphobics, or using 12a and 12b instead. This is sometimes applied to room numbers as well.
Triskaidekaphobia is an intense fear of something that poses no actual
danger. While adults with Triskaidekaphobia realize that these fears are irrational,
they often find that facing, or even thinking about facing, the feared
situation brings on a panic attack or severe anxiety.
There is a Way Out
Imagine what your life will be like when you know that you are not
"defective". When you can be confident and at ease
in situations where you
used to feel your phobia. And when you can talk about your former fear symptoms as though you are describing a movie where the
character is someone else, not you.
helps to reprogram your subconscious "programs" that may be part of your
fear. When these programs are "de-bugged" the symptoms of
Triskaidekaphobia often are minimized. However, some people don't like the
feeling of loss of control in allowing someone else to play with their personal
Hypnotherapy is save and works fast.
is basically the study and practice of how we create our reality. From the NLP
viewpoint, your fear
is the result of your programs or
"constructs" that you have created that don't work very well. With NLP,
these constructs are revealed and "re-programmed" so that the Triskaidekaphobia is minimized and often eliminated.
With the help of NLP techniques you can bring about a long lasting change in your life. NLP interventions are quite rapid and effective.
Psychology is emerging as an excellent therapy for fears and phobias because in studies it is
shown to be rapid, safe, effective and long-lasting. Energy
Psychology is based on a theory and
practice that has been around for a couple of thousand years. Energy
Psychology has the same
foundation or roots as acupuncture, except in this case there are no needles
used. You could call it emotional acupuncture - without the needles.
Recent scientific studies have shown Energy Psychology to be very effective.
Energy Psychology combines the
benefits of the above treatment therapies.
quickly and easily change your behaviors.
thought patterns change, often very quickly.
- You develop skills and techniques that are
for a lifetime in all situations.
Energy Psychology Solutions
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