Fear of Heights

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This image of a colorful fruit cart would normally be posted at my Photo Blog. There is one fear I have and that is the fear of heights. This photo calmed down my fear of heights temporarily. Fear of heights is a common and sometimes appropriate feeling. There are, according to psychologists, two natural fears – fear of loud noises and fear of heights. I don’t think I have acrophobia (severe fear of heights). It’s just that I feel woozy when I walk or drive past mountain roads, cliffs, windows overlooking the street floor. I cannot drive in the Tagaytay ridge without feeling nauseated. While strolling at the second floor of the Powerplant Mall, at Rockwell Center, I glanced briefly at the basement and saw the fruit cart. Nice! The pattern and colors of the tropical fruits were amazing but I suddenly felt dizzy. I didn’t dare look at the basement floor for fear of wretching and spewing vomit all over the basement. So I zoomed my camera and just stared at the LCD screen . *snap* Wonderful. I didn’t puke.

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado (1385 Posts)

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  • I also get dizzy when I look down from up above. Nice colourful photo.

    BTW, I tagged you. 🙂 Please check my blog. Thanks.

  • niceheart: I will soon make it. I just have to finish one blog entry first. Thanks fort tagging me

  • I really like this photo! Very nice.

  • Great colors Noems!

  • Olga

    Hi Noemi. great sight, incredible picture! pretty sure it looked nothing like this on ground level… makes one think how beauty, or joy for that matter, can be found simply be changing our perspective.

  • Kleenexlambot

    excellent pix!