The Dread Files – Chronomentrophobia

Chronomentrophobia is the fear of clocks or watches. The origin of the word chrono is Greek (meaning time), ment is Latin (meaning means of) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear). Chronomentrophobia is also related to Chronophobia (fear of time). Chronomentrophobia may comprise anxiety related to punctuality, schedules or other realistic apprehensions. Certain occupations can aggravate … Continue reading The Dread Files – Chronomentrophobia

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The Emotion Thesaurus – Redacted

Have you ever held onto a secret you've been dying to share, and then finally...you can? For the last few weeks I've been helping Angela and Becca at Writers Helping Writers keep a BIG secret...what the next book in their thesaurus series will be. It might seem strange to not tell one's readers what book … Continue reading The Emotion Thesaurus – Redacted

The Dread Files – Frigophobia

Frigophobia – an exaggerated or irrational fear of cold Frigophobia is a phobia pertaining to the fear of becoming too cold. Sufferers of this problem bundle up in heavy clothes and blankets, regardless of the ambient air temperature. This disorder has been linked to other psychological disorders such as hypochondriasis and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Definition Frigophobia … Continue reading The Dread Files – Frigophobia