Author Archive for mark.tyrrell

How to Keep a Cool Head

"They called me 'Mr Cool'. I was the guy that diffused live bombs. I was totally calm, detached, and professional before, during, and after an operation. But all I can say is I've lost my cool."

Are You Scared of Driving?

Some people should be scared of driving. I refer, of course, to the maniac driver. You cower in the passenger seat rapidly finding God (any god) to pray to furiously. Your foot involuntarily applies imaginary brakes and you energetically decline any future lift offers with the excuse that walking is good for your blood pressure (at least more so than being in a car with that maniac). But some perfectly capable drivers don't drive due to fear. What can be done?

How Regular Relaxation Will Make You Happier, Healthier, and Wiser

Staying calm, keeping cool, keeping your head when all about you are losing theirs (to paraphrase Rudyard Kipling), is vital for a happier, more self-directed, and healthier life.

How to Overcome Fear of Flying

Some people think they have a fear of flying when what they really experience is claustrophobia; not liking to feel 'shut in'. Here I want to focus on fear of flying proper.