A pilot gave some advice for people who are afraid of turbulence.

Turbulence nerves

Turbulence nerves

Captain Ron Nielsen appeared on 'The Today Show' and told a volunteer with a severe fear of flying to take a pen and try writing you name with the opposite writing hand.

According to Captain Nielsen, doing this acts as a distraction and it crosses over motor function in the brain which is a disruption for your thought process.

The producer of the show Joyanna Billington put the method to the test and admitted she felt much better doing it.