Scared of turtles? Petrified of pigeons? How phobias happen, and what you can do if you have an irrational fear

Most people have not have heard of chelonaphobia, or fear of turtles. Christina Ko has. She’s scared of turtles and tortoises, and while it sounds irrational to most people, that’s exactly what a phobia is – an extreme or irrational fear that’s vastly out of proportion to the actual danger or risk that the perceived threat poses. Does speaking in public make you faint? Five tips to beat your nerves “I was about five years old when my parents came home with two pet…

Related Articles