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Dealing With Fear

Face Your Fear and Fly

Laurie Gerber | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

When the news brings the awareness of actual tragedies into your everyday life, it can be rattling. Hearing about random shootings, missing planes or freak illnesses brings up thoughts and feelings we'd rather not have.

3 Powerful Steps To Combat Fear

Erin Cox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

Countless wildly successful people have mentioned that they experienced some level of fear just as they were about to launch to the next level. The ones that actually do make the launch to the next level are those that keep their fear in check.

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Don't Be Afraid! Fearlessness -- A Place Beyond Fear

Donna Rockwell, PsyD | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Rockwell, PsyD

The solution to overcoming fear lies not in finding the shortcut around it but in seeing fear's fundamental paradox: Western culture views tenderness as weakness and repression of feelings as strength, but actually the opposite is true.

How to Know When to Listen to Fear and When to Push Through It

Nancy Colier | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

How to answer to fear is different in every case. What is important is that we do not automatically react to fear by either doing the thing that scares us or not doing it. Fear is just a warning light, there to alert us that we need to inquire more deeply into ourselves.

How to Let Your Inner Elvis Out

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The practice is to acknowledge our fear and embrace it rather than deny or run from it. To embrace our fear means we are making a conscious choice not to allow it to define who we are or what we can accomplish.

How to Be Fearlessly Creative

Justine Musk | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Justine Musk

I've learned to separate my fears from my intuition and, at times, to follow my intuition through the fear. I've learned that love is a powerful antidote and can scare the demons back into the dark -- but according to Srinivasen S. Pillay, the main enemy of fear isn't love.

'Who I Really Am Is Safe, No Matter What The Circumstances'

Rick A. Reynolds | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Rick A. Reynolds

When we truly believe that we are not our bodies, that we are not our personalities, that there is a part of us that is greater than all of this, then we begin to know that who we really are is safe at all times -- and fear has no grip on our lives.

WATCH: What You Need to Know About Fear

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

In this video, I'm sharing my favorite teaching about fear, which comes from the late Rabbi Alan Lew. This simple, little-known idea about fear has been life-changing for the women and men I work with.

How To Get Stronger Through The Storm, By 'Push Girl' Auti Angel

Auti Angel | Posted 09.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Auti Angel

Whether it's financial, the loss of a loved one, a health issue, or any other hurdle in your path, I find that if you take a step back and change your perception of the situation, you just might bounce back and prevail.

What Makes A Hero?

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

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.

Write Your Fears A Love Letter

Laurie Gerber | Posted 10.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Dear Fear, I wanted to write you a threatening letter, in hopes that it would make you go away once and for all. You are not welcome in my life.

The Push

Karen Talavera | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Karen Talavera

Fear is simply a natural human reaction to the unknown. Natural. Human. Reaction. It will come up whenever you don't know the outcome of something.

Moving Beyond Fear

Isha Judd | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Isha Judd

When the fear comes, go inwards and connect with the silent space within.

The Key To Eradicating Your Fears

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Someone had asked the question, "What's the source of miracles?" A deep discussion followed and they reached a profound conclusion. The source of miracles is gratitude.

4 Ways To Manage Fear

Jennifer Lauck | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lauck

In the face of disaster in Japan, can we stop our fearful thoughts? Can we even go a step further and maintain a calm state of mind that breeds more calm?

Embracing the New: Avoiding a Routinized Life

Dr. James Hollis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. James Hollis

If we think our life dull and routinized we may profitably think more on our predecessor, Odysseus, and why someone 2,700 years ago thought it so important to write about the twin perils of fear and lethargy.

Six Months: Waiting for the Blood Test

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Our concept of time focuses around what's important to us: summer vacations, semester breaks, baseball seasons, and for some of us, blood test to blood test.

Be Fearless and Take Control of Your Life

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Fearful people live their lives as if they are passengers in an out-of-control car. Rather than doing something to control the situation -- by getting into the driver's seat -- they operate the car as passengers.