When Scrooge casts off his mean and greedy persona, he embraces giving and turns his constrained life into a celebration.
How do you learn courage in a society full of fear? This question was addressed at the 14th World Peace Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.
I'm really not sure how it took so long to reference Bob Goff's infamous Love Does book but I couldn't wait a day longer. Earlier today I was skimming through his book and came across some of the notes I made in it a few months back.
I didn't trust myself. I didn't believe in my own abilities. Most of all, I didn't believe that I deserved happy, fulfilling and loving relationships.
You need to be careful about who you share your goals with, especially when they're in their early stages. Because they're still under-developed, these nascent ideas are like gossamer, very fragile and susceptible to discouragement.
We hide behind our computer screens, worried about what people may think of us and our ideas; we're too scared to put ourselves out there. Too scared to tell our story, to be ourselves!
Why Are We So Afraid? Keyon and Carly get together and talk about some huge topics and show their vulnerable side. Last time Carly asked for some ...
Have you ever gotten that sinking deer-in-headlights feeling in front of a podium? Or, have you tried to picture an entire audience in their underwear? You're not alone. Let's explore how you can overcome this common phobia.
When I was a child, maybe 10 or 11, I would tell my mother that something bad was going to happen -- and she would say, "Oh, everybody feels that way." Now that I've grown up, moved away, found a smart therapist and started raising my own daughter, I understand that everyone doesn't feel that way. But people with anxiety do, and I happen to be one of those people.
It's easy to stay mired in disappointment given that the emotion is so palpable. Try to step back by imagining the events playing out on a movie screen.
Stick to your opinions and values. Be who you are. If you spend your life fearing the perceptions of others, you will never truly perfect the perception that you have of yourself.
So next time you feel fear, realize that it is a gift. Take a moment to say, "Thank you, brain." It's doing its job to keep you safe. But then ask yourself, "What do I need to pay attention to here?" That's where you begin unwrapping the real gift.
Whatever plan you envision for your life, remember to always have faith. Not everything will happen the way you would like, not everyone will support you, and no one will be successful 100 percent of the time. When we face challenges in our life, resilience makes all of the difference.
It's well-established in my field that women report more anxiety than men do. For several years I have assumed this was not a reflection of actual e...
The past six years have proven that Taylor and her music would always be there for me, whether I am having the best day of my life or the absolute worst.
Part of the beauty and the scary part of life is knowing that there are many things you can't be prepared for. You can never really be prepared to fall in love, to hold your child for the first time, to know true joy.
Ebola, ISIS, midterm elections, climate change, drought, unemployment. The headlines of the day provide plenty of fodder for fearful reactions. "We H...
While I don't know how long it will take for this virus to be contained, I'm confident that it eventually will. What concerns me more is the impact that the fear it has incited will have on the lives of those who've been swept up by it.
I let go. I let the weight of my head rest against his firm shoulder. I let my body soften. My eyes swelled up with tears and I let the tears stream down my face, hitting his shoulder on their descent.
We tend to believe that people who are "out there" and doing things are different to us. That they don't have fear. Yet if there is one certitude in life, it is that where there is change, there is fear.