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Conquering Fear

Body Image Fears: If An Olympian's 'Too Fat,' What Does That Say About Us?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Next time you find yourself wanting to criticize someone else as a way to make yourself feel better, think like an Olympian and rise above the rest. Conquering your fears isn't about making yourself look better than others; it's about making you the best you can be.

After The Split: Reconstructing A Broken Life

Lucia Franco | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Lucia Franco

Whatever challenges you may be experiencing, it's times like these when we can choose to either be destroyed by our fears or be willing to endure the temporary deconstruction of our parts, thus creating awareness and shifting our perceptions, in order to be whole again.

What Would You Do If You Had No Fear?

Pinterest | Judy Peebles | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living

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How To Stop Fear In Its Tracks

Mary Pritchard | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Fear. Your mortal enemy and career killer. How can one emotion help you fly through one situation like you have wings, yet be your downfall in another situation?

Don't Worry Yourself To Death

Donna Labermeier | Posted 10.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Most people would say that worrying is pointless and a waste of time and energy. I submit to you that it is actually harmful. Here's why: Worry is fear-based. It is a projection of negative energy.

Freedom To Fear: Is The Gun Industry Selling A Fantasy?

Tim Kreider | Posted 10.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Tim Kreider

I've been the victim of a violent crime, and it's never once occurred to me in all the years since to wonder how things might have gone differently if I'd had a gun at the time.

Making Friends With Fear

Nancy Colier | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

When we stop rejecting and hating fear, we disarm it and remove its power. As a result, fear stops being frightening and disruptive. What we reject becomes fiercer and scarier; what we welcome eases and lightens.

The Fearless Force Of Forward Motion

Phil Stutz, M.D. | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Phil Stutz, M.D.

When you live in forward motion, life changes. You find yourself more in sync with the world around you. All of a sudden people and opportunities appear, as if out of nowhere, to help you on your way. You'll never look at pain the same way again.

My Adventure In The Sky

Ilene Angel | Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Ilene Angel

Now might be a good time to mention that soaring high in the air above the waters of the Pacific is not something anyone who knows me, even in passing, would associate with me. The question was this: Would I cater to my fear or my heart's desire? And isn't that really what it comes down to for all of us?

Community-Based Work Requires Fearlessness!

Leah Mayor | Posted 08.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Leah Mayor

Every single day I walk into my work with the fear and dread of my first day of kindergarten, desperately looking around the room for insights on who my friends will be and what the expectations are.

Honoring The Honesty Box

Ree Varcoe | Posted 07.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Ree Varcoe

A good many people here still have an intrinsic trust in others in this age when we are quick to doubt, find fault or simply don't trust as easily as did our ancestors. Why is it so hard for us to believe that people will do the right thing when given the opportunity?

My Fear Toolkit

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 07.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

Fear has a way of sliding in through the back door, oozing between my thoughts, thrusting itself into any and all thinking if I allow it to. So I've learned I have to cut it off at the pass.

Fearless Quotes of the Day #FQOTD

Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Great quotes crystallize profound ideas, instantly giving the hearers (or in this case, readers) an unexpectedly intimate understanding of topics myst...

Fear Won't Go Away... But We Can Change How We React

Jaimal Yogis | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaimal Yogis

When we put down our usual story and feel connected to the big picture, the ocean, fear doesn't bother us. But it doesn't take long to get caught in the spiraling churn of self-obsession again, where every little fear feels paralyzing.

'My Mother Didn't Know How To Be Fearless': Rhonda Britten's Painful Path to Fearless Living

Rhonda Britten | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

The power of being fearless is not reserved for the lucky ones. Anyone can harness its power. You just have to decide right now that your life is your life, no one else's, and that you are fully responsible for that life.

'My Husband And I Were Separating After Almost 20 Years. And I Was Petrified.'

Lucia Franco | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Lucia Franco

I'm not letting the fear of being alone, of financial uncertainty, of doubts and insecurities -- and there are countless others to be sure -- stop me.

Becoming Fearless

Angela Bingham | Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Angela Bingham

There is nothing wrong. We are all born perfect, beautiful, and unharmed. Your only job is to grow. Open up, let the sun shine down into you, and grow.

Facing Stage Fright

Vivian Manning-Schaffel | Posted 07.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Vivian Manning-Schaffel

When fear monopolizes your passion for something, there is much to be said for finding the courage to get over yourself.

What Makes A Hero?

CPT Dan Grinstead MSW ACSW LISW | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living

You have to ask yourself: When the bomb goes off, are you going to run toward it, or away? I hope that I would have the courage to run toward the bomb. I also hope to never be in the situation where I have to find out.

Do You Have An Attitude Of Abundance? YOUR Tweets!

Posted 05.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Having a sense of abundance --that wonderful, expansive feeling that your blessings are overflowing -- actually has very little to do with how much ca...

Fear Is Like A Virus

Linda Durnell | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

People agree that some fears are more debilitating than others. It's as if different fears carry different "fear weight."

Stalking Your Fear, Part Three

Ana Forrest | Posted 05.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

Feeling fear doesn't make you weak or a victim. Fear is just the body's response to a life-threatening situation. Moving and deep breathing can disperse the chemical reaction of fear.

Fear: The Other 99 Percent

Stephanie Chick | Posted 02.19.2012 | Black Voices
Stephanie Chick

There is a single force that occupies Wall Street, Main Street and corporate suites across America. That force is Fear, and it is choking dreams and keeping 99 percent of people from unleashing their genius.

How To Conquer Fear

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.28.2011 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

I asked Katia Verresen if she had any techniques that she'd be willing to share for helping people to stand in their fear and face down their doubts.

WATCH: Simple Ways To Conquer Fear

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living

When addressing and conquering our fears, we need to take a strong approach, says Dr. Iyanla Vanzant of the Inner Vision Institute in this video from ...