Stalls can be scary but with proper instruction and practice, they can largely be avoided. Hence, a recent post written by Jason Schappert is well worth reading. In his post, Jason writes about the three places where he has seen his students struggle and thus, greatly increase their odds of an inadvertent stall. These places are:
Jason does an excellent job of briefly explaining the mistakes he often sees his students and other pilots doing in the cockpit.
However, if you want a more humorous discussion of this otherwise series topic, Episode 9 from the Profpilot.co.uk’s (“The Cheerful Flight Training Site”) “How to Fly a Plane (Reasonably Successful)” series takes a more “lighthearted” approach to the topic of stalls: