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Relax... high flying doesn't have to mean high stress.
November 1, 1998

Entrepreneur magazine, November 1998

At this time of year, when planes are packed with people going to visit their families for the holidays, flying is enough to stress out even the most experienced business traveler.

"Stress is a part of air travel," observes former flight attendant Diana Fairechild, whose book, JET SMART (Flyana Rhyme), offers tips on how to overcome the pressures of flying. "Making the reservation, getting to the airport early, carrying heavy bags and arriving in a place where you may not speak the language can be stressful."

A few simple in-flight relaxation techniques can help you manage the stress:

Christopher Elliott is a writer in Annapolis, Maryland, and a columnist for "ABC News Online."

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