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Facing Your Fears

Life is Simple: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

Life, truly, is simple. Eat for fuel and joy. Sleep to restore and dream. Swim to transform your body and soul. Repeat.

4 Mind Tricks to Try When Anxiety Strikes

Farsh Askari | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

When I see something that triggers anxiety, whether it's an actual physical manifestation or just in the mind's eye, I distract myself until my anxiety subsides. In my quest to recalibrate from distressed to de-stressed, I have found the following four quick-tricks to be, easy, practical, and effective anxiety antidotes.

Recurring Dream Changed My Waking Life

Sari Sheehan | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Sari Sheehan

The most significant was a recurring dream that spanned 12 years. The tiger dream started when I was 6 years old and concluded just before I turned 18. This dream had such an impact on my life that it propelled me forward in a way I could only have imagined.

Why Fear Is the Enemy

Tina Martin | Posted 06.17.2015 | Good News
Tina Martin

Fear is overthinking what may happen and what could happen. The reality is fear is the unknown over-exaggerated in our minds. It's the enemy, because most things we fear never happen. We just imagine what it would be like if it did.

Is It Too Soon to Start Over?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 01.12.2015 | Books
Maureen Anderson

Once upon a time I followed my then-husband's career from city to city until he dumped me. Not the profile of a brilliant career strategist, I know. B...


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.

Your Bogeyman: Whether You Stalk Him or Face Him...Defeat Him

Michael Rohrer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Rohrer

I recently saw a production of Stalking the Bogeyman at New World Stages in NYC. The play tells the true story of David Holthouse: the rape he endured in 1978 as a 7-year old, and his plan, as an adult, to murder his rapist.

The Most Remarkable Moments Of My 60s

Lea Lane | Posted 10.31.2012 | Fifty
Lea Lane

This new seventh decade of mine will hold interesting challenges, joys and sorrows. I understand the fragility ahead, but I know that I'm privileged to celebrate membership in the club of three-score and 10.

Lessons From An African Jungle Myth

Michael Meade, D.H.L. | Posted 10.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Meade, D.H.L.

In the end, or when the end seems near, genuine security can only be found by taking the risks that lead to a greater sense of life and a more inclusive and encompassing way of being in the world.