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LISTEN: Becoming Fearless Podcast

Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living

On Tuesday, June 5, HuffPost's Becoming Fearless was the topic of the day on the radio network podcast, "Doctor on Call with Dr. Jane ...

Reframe Your Fear Of Failure

Terri Cole | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Reframing failure as an expected part of the process of living life normalizes the experience and takes some of the charge out of it.

5 Ways to Reduce Fear

Linda Durnell | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

Let this moment be your starting point, so to speak, for a release of fear, and enjoy the peace and comfort that will surely take its place.

A Safe Place To Share Your Secrets | Rhonda Britten | Posted 07.28.2012 | Healthy Living

Hi, I'm Rhonda Britten. And I know the destruction of keeping a secret that is stopping you from being true to yourself. A secret that takes away your...

How Secrets Keep You Stuck: 'They Can Be The Death Of Our Dreams And Success'

Rhonda Britten | Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

I know the destruction of keeping a secret that is stopping you from being true to yourself. A secret that takes away your right to be you. A secret that you punish yourself with and blame yourself for. See, when you keep that kind of secret, it says there is a part of you that is unacceptable to yourself, or to anyone else. Let me tell you right now: That is a lie.

Bullying: No More Fear

Megan Kelley Hall | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Megan Kelley Hall

It takes just one person to stand up to a bully, and within a few minutes, the bullying will end. It takes just one person to make someone feel needed, to make a teen feel like he is not utterly alone.

Afraid To Fail? Try This Technique! (VIDEO)

Brad Yates | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

You may not even be consciously aware of how this fear might be stopping you... part of you may not even allow you to know what you might try, for fear of attempting it and being hurt. If this fear has been holding you back from being, doing and/or having what is possible, I hope this video will help you set yourself free.

Honk If You're Afraid To Drive

Sally Koslow | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Sally Koslow

Driving has always scared the bejesus out of me. We hear plenty about road rage. What about road fright?

'Push Girl' Auti Angel: 'I'm Fulfilling My Dreams' (VIDEO)

Posted 06.07.2012 | Healthy Living

When dancer Auti Angel was 22 and on the verge of signing a record deal, a car accident nearly stole her show-business dream. "A car clipped the front...

Be Fearless: Get Up After You Fall

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Fearless people view failure differently than fearful people do. Fearless people do not see failure as a flaw, cause for embarrassment, or indictment of who they are as people. Simply put, it doesn't define them.

Watching Procrastination, Perfectionism, and Work Anxiety Just Melt Away...

Hillary Rettig | Posted 08.05.2012 | Business
Hillary Rettig

Here's what the process of overcoming perfectionism and procrastination looks like: 1. You start from a place where you hate doing your work and avoi...

See The Real Location Of 'The Scream'

Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts

"The Scream," which recently sold at auction for $120 million, is one of the most recognizable paintings of all time. Though most of us could recogniz...

D Is for Disorder

Dr. Jeff Szymanski | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeff Szymanski

For many, OCD is a time-consuming, debilitating disorder resulting in lost jobs, relationships and important life opportunities. When it comes to trying to understand OCD, people often make the mistake of looking only at the compulsions, and so they miss the real story.

I'll Be Happy When...

Sheryl Paul | Posted 08.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Sheryl Paul

Life is uncertainty. Life is change. There are islands of calm and certainty scattered throughout the ocean, but for the anxious mind the challenge is to learn how to find serenity even during the storm.

Should You Watch HBO's Girls with Your Teens?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.03.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

This is not a show for the faint of heart. It is a show, though, for those who are ready to address what is very likely happening in their young adult kids' lives, whether they like it or not.

8 Strategies For Making A Better Life

Tamar Chansky | Posted 08.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

The opposite of perfection isn't imperfection or mediocrity; it's reality. It's possibility. It's all the magnificent points that exist all around the bull's eye.

Are You a Flake?

Andrea Bonior | Posted 07.30.2012 | Women
Andrea Bonior

The more you cancel events, especially at the last minute, the more frayed your relationships will become.

'I Like My Skin Thin, Thank You'

Lisa Guest | Posted 07.25.2012 | Women
Lisa Guest

I've been told I over-analyze things too much. I've been told I'm too sensitive about little things. I've been told I should grow a thicker skin. I like my skin thin.

Changes to Mental Health Diagnosis Could Impact Caregivers

Leann Reynolds | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Leann Reynolds

How mental health professionals diagnose their patients could be changing, therefore affecting patients, families, and caregivers, after 2013.

My Friend Won't Leave Her House!

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 07.24.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

I have no idea how to approach her about this without sounding like I am accusing her of some deliberate dishonesty or undermining the validity of her claims to physical illness.

7 (Drug-Free) Ways To Overcome Divorce Anxiety

Mark Banschick, MD | Posted 07.22.2012 | Divorce
Mark Banschick, MD

It probably does not come as a surprise to you that anxiety and stress disorders are common among recent divorcés. Some choose to deal with this stress by taking anti-anxiety medications.

5 Lies Moms of Teens Tell

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.21.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

What an easier time we would have if we felt we had permission to be real with ourselves and each other.

Yoga Stress Relief for Soldiers

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Faced with the highest army suicide rates in at least 30 years, U.S. military officials are examining ways to help treat psychologically wounded soldiers.

Cell Phones, Teenagers and Anxious Attachment

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.15.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

We are raising a cohort of teens whose cell phones have replaced their favorite blankets or stuffed animals.

Erectile Dysfunction: Why it May Be a Sign that He Really is into You

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 07.15.2012 | Women
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

When a woman faces erectile dysfunction in her partner, her number one fear is usually "he's just not that into me." Guess what? It's time to stop taking it personally.