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Friend, You Don't Need to Hide

Lexi Behrndt | Posted 09.15.2015 | Women
Lexi Behrndt

It doesn't matter who told you to hide. It doesn't matter who wanted you to be weak. You don't have to hide anymore. Be you, fully you.

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Laurie Gerber | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

You certainly do not need to restrict this mentality to vacation times. Committing yourself to new experiences, adventures, and intentional FUN does wonders for your body, mind, and spirit -- especially if you're someone like me who tends to keep this at the bottom of the to-do list.

A Parent's-Eye View: Digging Deep to Peak

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

We are raising children in an age where there seems to be more worry and fear about everything, and less ability to persevere and cope in the face of adversity. Our modern day technological culture promotes doing things easier and quickly. Exerting the least amount of effort for the greatest impact and reward seems to be most valued.

A Song About How to Be Brave and Beat Bullying

Ally Del Monte | Posted 06.15.2015 | Teen
Ally Del Monte

There are a lot of things I have been in my life: But the thing I am most proud of, is that I decided to be Brave. Brave enough to stand up to the bullies, stand up for the bullied, and to finally, thankfully, stand up for myself.

Merida From 'Brave' Will Join ABC's 'Once Upon A Time'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.11.2015 | Entertainment

Merida from the Pixar film "Brave" will appear in the fifth season of ABC's "Once Upon a Time." The character, whose addition was announced at th...

How To Raise Brave Girls

Margie Warrell | Posted 05.21.2015 | Parents
Margie Warrell

Too often, somewhere between wearing tiaras and leaving school, we dial down our dreams and reset our sights as the realities of the real world crush in on us.

Ellen's Biggest (and Bravest) Fan Opens Up About Hospital Life, Junebug and Her Love of Chef Boyardee

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 06.13.2015 | Impact
Lauren Kruczyk

I recently sat down with Briana for an in-depth interview, a plan we masterfully crafted through Twitter. We Skyped, as Briana was still in the hospital with a weak immune system--one week prior, on March 17th, she had had her second bone marrow transplant.

5 Ways to Be Braver at Work

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Be it a difficult conversation that needs to had, a negotiation on which we have to hold firm, or an opportunity that we believe needs to be seized, bravery is not the absence of fear but the ability to triumph over it.

Exorcising Your Demons

Krysti Turznik | Posted 05.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Krysti Turznik

We can build a foundation that reminds us what we are what we are fighting for and fighting against. We can remember that there is a purpose and a meaning to our lives, and it cannot be fully expressed if we are living in fear. We can trust that our journey can be the path that has been cleared for someone else to walk with greater ease.

Mom Has Cancer

Sarah Amento | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Sarah Amento

Isabella and the teacher presented me with a a story she had written for a school project. They could write about whatever they wanted. When I first glanced at the sheet and caught the title, my eyes began to tear up and I felt a lump in my throat. This is what I read...

5 Easy Steps to a Brave 2015

Pamela Jacobs | Posted 03.02.2015 | Women
Pamela Jacobs

Start to become aware of your life and your emotions, without judgment. If scary or painful feelings come up, feel them and let them pass. Resist the urge to numb them with coffee, wine, your news feed or stale candy canes. It's time to stop numbing and start truly living.

What Is Brave?

Melissa Kaye | Posted 01.24.2015 | Parents
Melissa Kaye

There are no eloquent words to describe the pain of losing a child. It is unending. It feels exactly as you would imagine it would, but worse

Saint Francis: The Musical!

Jack Levison | Posted 12.23.2014 | Religion
Jack Levison

I grew up in a Catholic neighborhood, with signs of Saint Francis everywhere. There he stood, a child-sized cement statue with a tonsure and a soap on a rope belt, surrounded by birds and bunnies.


Nicole Scott | Posted 12.01.2014 | Women
Nicole Scott

The brave women around me have showed me their strength in their beginnings: choosing to go back to school, making decisions to start taking care of themselves physically and emotionally, asking for help with depression, starting new businesses, choosing to adopt, going back to work.

The Real Meaning Of 'Brave'

Glennon Doyle Melton | Posted 12.01.2014 | Parents
Glennon Doyle Melton

We have to teach our children (and ourselves) that caution is often a sign of courage. That often NO is as brave an answer as YES.

Today's Buddha Doodle - How to Move Forward

Molly Hahn | Posted 11.10.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn


Today's Buddha Doodle - Strike A Pose!

Molly Hahn | Posted 11.05.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn


Building the Next Generation of Brave Girls

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Ola Ojewumi

Braveness means accepting rejection but treating failure as an essential part of success. True bravery is the realization that other women are not your competitors and that we can all assist one another. It's also about wholeness.

Misquotations (And Other Heinous Things You Hate, But Hold Onto)

Marnie Nir | Posted 10.26.2014 | Women
Marnie Nir

You, I promise, have a list of hurtful things important people in your life have said. What if you pocketed the ones you did because you, in some way, agreed with them, they were somehow useful, they were, quite possibly, yours to begin with?


Lauren Galley | Posted 10.19.2014 | Impact
Lauren Galley

When one thinks of the word brave, we think of someone heroic, such as our tireless firefighters, policemen who risk their lives daily or even a circus performer on the trapeze high in the air.

Leigh Weingus

Here's Why Everyone Should See Sara Bareilles Live In Concert | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment

On Sunday, July 20, Sara Bareilles took on Madison Square Garden in a big way. Her Little Black Dress tour had kicked off in Chicago 10 days earlier, ...

The One Misconception Everyone Has About Extroverts

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

The concepts of extroversion and introversion are oftentimes misunderstood. It's possible that extroverts and introverts take risks equally -- it's just a different kind of risk.

Disney Characters Get A Modern Day Makeover

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment

We might wish our lives were like those of our favorite Disney characters, but what if what they really want is to jump into our world? Tumblr artist ...

Choose to Be Brave!

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

We all face challenges. Some of us actually face such monumental challenges, they could be our very demise. For me, the loss of my youngest daughter, ...

Be Brave

Amanda Evans-Clark | Posted 05.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Evans-Clark

It's the best advice a friend sent me today. To be honest, I feel like it's our only option -- be brave. What else can you do when a doctor tells you you're dying?