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MC Hammer Is Actually Afraid Of Hammers

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 05.24.2016 | Entertainment

As someone who grew up in the 1990s and started going to the movies with friends around the time MC Hammer made an appearance in 2003's "Charlie's Ang...

10 Activities for the Fearsome Child in Extreme Sport Capital Queenstown, New Zealand

A.S. Chung | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel
A.S. Chung

Queenstown is an action packed alpine resort town filled with kid friendly activities from parasailing to bungy jumping. This extreme sport capital of...

What's Stopping You?

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 05.11.2016 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

This past week I had the honor of being the keynote speaker at the Southern Oregon's Women's Leadership Conference. I asked the group of over 400 wome...

Are You Sabotaging Your Chances at Love? On Daring and Breaking Wide Open.

Kristyn Caetano MPH, CHt | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Kristyn Caetano MPH, CHt

The relationship had been relatively short, and I had been the one to break it off. Even so, I had been torn up over it for many months. I understood too late, that there had been something there. Something real that could have been more.

Wagging is better

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 01.15.2016 | Good News
Mitch Rosenzweig

It's easy to say "wag more, bark less," but it takes the kindness and love of another to truly help allay their fears. Without it, they will just keep barking away.

What My Cancer Odyssey Taught Me About Fear

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 11.30.2015 | OWN

As we flex our knot of blood, which some call heart, we’re blessed and cursed to stumble through the searing moments that both threaten and enrich o...

It Is OK to Be Scared But Don't Yield

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

Our initial reaction to fear is helplessness, maybe even a doomsday scenario for some. And it is quite normal to feel so.

The House of Cards Effect

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment
Deirdre Maloney

If there's a fictional world you love but you know that it's dark and can negatively impact your mood or actions, then make sure you watch, listen to or read something lighter afterwards to balance it out.

Let's Get Personal

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Hubbie and I recently found ourselves engaging in two different... discussions. The first involved a whole lot of bickering... making for some cranky...

What's Up With All the Honking?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Honking is something that feels OK for many of us to do, but feels terribly personal when it happens to us. Honking may create sound on the outside, but it happens because we're not too happy inside... and we need a release.

Our Little Walk Through the Fear Pile

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that the answer to "what's the worst that can happen?" doesn't have to come with a scary imaginative monster story. Go rational. Save your creative juices for later.

5 Simple Techniques to Get Unstuck

Melissa Heisler | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

To begin reframing your viewpoint and recognize the good, try to either think of five things to be grateful for before you step foot out of bed every morning or at the end of your day write a list of the good things that happened. When we can shake loose from our fear and negativity, we find the courage to step ahead.

What Really Matters

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When we are mindful of the power of intimate connection it becomes easier to prioritize our time in a way that allows us to savor our connections with our loved ones more fully. And any circumstance that bring us back to this awareness is indeed a great blessing.

5 Ways to Achieve the Secret Goals You're Afraid to Share

Adam Rico | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Adam Rico

Fear has the ability to stop you from achieving these secret goals for your life. How many times have you missed an opportunity because of fear? How many times have you talked yourself out of wanting something because you were afraid it wasn't realistic?

It's You, I Like

Nicole Jankowski | Posted 02.09.2015 | Parents
Nicole Jankowski

In the beginning, Mister Rogers was just a comforting distraction. A little background noise, some bright colors for eyes that could only make out large blobs. Soon, he became part of our day. My husband would leave before it was light outside, but inside I sat in the glow of the television for 30 minutes each morning.

Feel the Fear and Do Me Anyway: I know My Disability Scares You; Here's Why That's Okay

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

I can always tell when a guy that I am about to hang out (read: date or hookup) with is afraid or apprehensive about my disability. The signs are tell tale, and any cripple who has tried to go on a date or a hook up has undoubtedly experienced this in one way or another.

Bully in the School Yard

Jim Moore | Posted 09.20.2014 | World
Jim Moore

When a kid, or a nation, or a community of nations, is terrorized by a bully who acts with unconcealed confidence that no one will challenge him or intervene on behalf of his victims, it is up to each kid, each nation, each community of nations, to stop being afraid and act quickly, powerfully, and decisively.

Why 'Don't Be Afraid' Is Bad Advice

Unwritten | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Unwritten

But I think we may have it all wrong. What if fear is not a bad thing? What if refusing to actually live our lives because we are paralyzed by fear is the bad thing?

The Big Lie We Tell Ourselves About Fear

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

It seems that some of the most powerful lessons come when you realize that something you used to believe with absolute certainty is dead wrong. I offe...

Feel the Fear and Make It Work for You

Clint Salter | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Clint Salter

So can we make fear work for us? Can we embrace fear and use it as a driver to power through and achieve? The answer is yes!

WATCH: Hugh Jackman's Greatest Fear

OWN | Posted 07.27.2013 | OWN

From performing on Broadway stages to zip-lining from the top of the Sydney Opera House, the daring Hugh Jackson can seemingly do it all. As confident...

My Brain Injury Taught Me to Be Brave

Serena Lee | Posted 07.21.2013 | College
Serena Lee

In three weeks, I will graduate from UCLA. The greatest advice that I have for incoming and current scholars is simple: be fearless. Face your fears. Don't be afraid. Fear will hold you back. Bravery will push you forward.

WATCH: The Surprising Ways You Express Fear Without Realizing It

OWN | Posted 04.08.2013 | OWN

Fear is a powerful and complex emotion. So complex, in fact, that you may not even realize when you are expressing it. On a new episode of "Super Sou...

Not Qualified? Why You Should Tackle That Challenge!

Karl Gude | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Karl Gude

Tackling monster challenges -- where failure is the expected outcome because you lack the credentials to succeed -- can be addicting. It's a win-win situation, like being the underdog in a fight: you're expected to lose, but win and you're a hero.

Why Surrendering to fear Isn't Always a Bad Thing

Emily Kaufman | Posted 11.27.2012 | Women
Emily Kaufman

The older I get, the more I want to challenge myself to push through fear and not allow it to interfere with my life.