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Find Your Joy

Maria Senise | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

I've taken this leap of faith and put myself out there publicly with my honest words, and I simply need to keep moving forward on this path. It's hard not to dwell on negative stuff that's happened though; when you have anxiety, you tend to dwell on the past and worry about the future instead of living in the moment.

How Entrepreneurs Can Quickly Get Over Anxiety

Brian Horn | Posted 10.14.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

Understanding how to manage your stress is important, because it will always be part of your life as an entrepreneur.

How I Overcame Acute Anxiety and Crippling Depression

Maria X. Liu | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria X. Liu

I can't emphasize enough how important it is to really know what your body and mind are trying to tell you. We're all here for our own individual purpose, and if you don't listen to it and only treat these signs as symptoms of a disease that you treat purely through external remedies, you'll have lost yourself in the process.

3 Steps to Pull Yourself Out of Hopelessness

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

The secret is to ask, and then release. You don't have to keep asking. Asking of the universe is a lot like going out to eat. You wouldn't drive up to a fast food window and ask over and over for your order.

WATCH: You Can Handle It

Brad Yates | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

One of the things that stops us in so many areas is the fear that we can't handle what might happen... good or bad. Hopefully this will help free you...

Banish Worry From Your Life Once And For All

Tira Harpaz | Posted 10.09.2014 | Fifty
Tira Harpaz

Throughout my life, I have been a world-class worrier. My anxieties have ranged from small OCD-type behaviors -- returning home multiple times to make sure I locked the door or turned off the oven -- to the infinitely more fertile field of worrying about my children.

The Bears in the Park: Anxiety and the Autism Parent

Leigh Merryday | Posted 10.08.2014 | Parents
Leigh Merryday

I don't want stress to win, but it's ever present. It steals from me sleep, laughter, and peace. Joy? It's fleeting. Found in bits and snatches -- and always bestowed to me by my children. Yes, it's there. But it's often stolen by the thieves of anxiety and fear.

By Embracing Psychology and Ignoring Polls, Democrats Could Still Win the '14 Elections

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Republicans, but not Democrats, understand that if a voter wants to show his displeasure or anger at the ballot box, it does not matter that you have nothing to offer him. They have played that game for decades.

Lindsay Holmes

4 Ways Everyone Can Benefit From Therapy | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living

By now, you likely have a go-to coping mechanism for when stress and problems arise. Hopefully it's something on the healthy side of the spectrum, suc...

Healing Anxiety or a Broken Heart: The Tools Are the Same

Jenine Durland | Posted 10.06.2014 | Women
Jenine Durland

I've accepted yet another invitation from my teacher, and will be heading out on a new journey, one that takes this place of love and light and suffering -- the heart center -- as a starting point, and charts the course of movement, breath, and awareness into a realm of unknowing.

Fear, Control and Sweating Out the Crazy

Maria Senise | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

I've always known it, but truly, right now, I realize how incredibly imperative exercise is to my health. Sure, my physical health benefits from it, my body becomes stronger, but more importantly for me, my mental and emotional health benefits hugely.

9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try

Renee Jain | Posted 10.06.2014 | Parents
Renee Jain

I wish I could go back in time and teach the younger version of myself how to cope, but of course, that's not possible. What is possible is to try to reach as many kids and parents as possible with these coping skills.

Pushing the Pause Button on Life

Maria Senise | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

I don't know how else to explain the experience besides saying we put a pause on real life and took a break. We let ourselves immerse in nothing but fun and joy and forgot about everything else temporarily.

How to Conquer 'Inboxitis' (and Enjoy the Rest of Summer)

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

I was finding myself preoccupied with checking my phone at all hours of the waking day. Since I believe in the power of the mind and one's capacity to identify a problem and create a solution, I created a treatment plan, or better yet, a life plan, with the soul purpose of overcoming Inboxitis.

What Your Teens Want You To Know About Bullying

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 10.05.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

This is what your kids want you to know about the bullying experience, but might never tell you. You see, they don't want to upset you, disappoint you, worry you and are even concerned that you might not be interested.

The Vital Component Often Missed When Heading Back to School

Michelle Bersell | Posted 10.05.2014 | Parents
Michelle Bersell

Going back to school is a huge transition for kids, mentally and emotionally. If they are entering a new school, whether that's middle school, high school, or college, it is an even bigger transition.

People With Alzheimer's May Yearn to Be Touched

Marie Marley | Posted 09.25.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

A stunning video shows Sol Rogers interacting with his wife, Rita, who has Alzheimer's and was unable to talk or walk. He got in bed with her, cuddled...

Affordable, Quality Psychotherapy in America: Open Path Psychotherapy Collective

Paul Fugelsang | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Fugelsang

It's been about a year and a half since I first introduced my idea for making mental health care more affordable for more people. I blogged about it r...

Assertiveness and Anxiety

Kathariya Mokrue, PhD | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathariya Mokrue, PhD

Habits can be difficult to change and replace. It takes commitment, purposeful effort, and intention to do the unfamiliar. Start by looking for situations to practice new ways of communicating.

WATCH: Staying Committed

Brad Yates | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Even when we really want to make changes, there are parts of us that want to keep things just as they are, and compromise our commitment. I hope this...

8 Tips For Managing Anxiety

Alexis Meads | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexis Meads

Talking it out with someone, either a coach or someone who understands what you are going through is so important. Know that you are not alone or have to do it all by yourself. It's OK to ask for help.

A Spoonful of Support Helps the Medicine Go Down

Uloop | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living

A good attitude and healthy lifestyle goes along with taking medication. Taking pills can only do so much, but if we allow ourselves to accept it instead of marking it with disgust and disappointment, then we will be taking the first step to understand what good medicine can do.

How Worrying...Helps?

Sara Starkman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Comedy
Sara Starkman

To most of my friends and family -- OK FINE -- to all of my friends and family, I'm known as "the QUEEN worry wart" (tiny curtsy). I literally worry a...

Got Stress? Here's Why

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

It doesn't have to be long and complicated. Just take out a few minutes every day to clear your head and breath deeply and keep your mind only on your breath. When the mind wanders and starts to plan your day, just bring it back to the breath.

A Reminder To Stop Forcing Life And To Start Living It

Akirah Robinson | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Akirah Robinson

Here's a novel idea: perhaps life isn't about getting what we want, when we want it, especially since our awareness is often so limited. Perhaps life is meant to be lived, not forced.