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Fear of the Dark

'Magical' Duvet Cover Promises To Make Monsters Under The Bed 'Glow Away'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.24.2015 | Parents

One of the most common childhood phobias is fear of the dark. A pair of U.K.-based entrepreneurs are hoping their "magical" duvet cover will eradicate...

Why It Was Worth Facing Down My Fear Of The Dark

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.02.2015 | Healthy Living

Ask yourself, what's my mission? What here is bigger than the fear? When you have that core, you can do the work that builds resilience. Examine and challenge your fear-based thoughts. Celebrate your little victories. Then go out and run your race.

Visualizing the Fears and Phobias of Children Across the World [INFOGRAPHIC] | Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents

Are children more afraid of fictitious monsters or real-world dangers? Rasmussen College has set out to answer just that, and have visualized their findings about what most concerns 10-12-year-olds from around the world

Magical Thinking: Fears of the Dark and What Lurks Under the Bed

Kerry L. Malawista, MSW, Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2013 | Parents
Kerry L. Malawista, MSW, Ph.D.

Nighttime fears are common in kids Max's age. We are all familiar with a young child's fears of monsters and what lurks under the bed. I believe they most often represent a healthy way for a child to express his or her dawning awareness that the world can be a dangerous place.

Are YOU Afraid Of The Dark? It Might Be More Common Than You Think

Posted 08.30.2012 | Healthy Living

After serving for more than 10 years as the advice columnist for British newspaper The Observer, Mariella Frostrup let readers in on a dilemma of her...

Catherine Pearson

You're Not The Only One Afraid Of The Dark ... | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

A fear of things that go bump in the night isn't just a problem for kids. A small, new study published Monday found that it may be relatively commo...

Dining In The Dark: How Would You Eat If No One Could See You?

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Our experience built massive appreciation for our working vision, but we all realized we missed an important aspect. No one else could see us fumble. We were all in it together, with no one to judge our foibles.

'Total Blackout' Series Premiere: Freaking Out In The Dark

Posted 04.26.2012 | TV

On the "Total Blackout" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on Syfy) Series Premiere contestants had to take part in challenges in the dark while host Jaleel White egge...