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3 Reasons You Stay Stuck in a Job You Hate Instead of Pursuing Your Dream

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Why are people resigned to stay unhappy in a job they hate instead of doing work that feeds them and that they are passionate about? It boils down to three main reasons.

Fear of Heights

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.27.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Why We Must Stop Being Afraid Of Our Children

Cathy Sikorski | Posted 08.27.2015 | Fifty
Cathy Sikorski

I am noticing a pattern with my mid-life friends. They are afraid of their adult children. Not in a way where they think they are in danger, or threatened. No, these women are afraid of offending their adult children and then, well, who knows what might happen?

Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as t...

Today I Yelled at God and This is What Happened Next

Michelle Martin | Posted 08.25.2015 | Religion
Michelle Martin

Today I had a fight with God when I was driving in my car. Well, I don't really call God God anymore, now that I no longer follow a traditional religious path, so in reality, I yelled at God-Universe-Higher-Power-Guardian-Angel (and yes, I'm still trying out different names).

6 Signs You Worry Too Much About What Others Think: Why It's a Problem and What to Do About It

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

This being true to your whole self -- this individuation -- isn't easy. It takes courage and perseverance, but in the long run it feels better. And for many people, bringing their unique offerings to the world is what gives their life meaning.

Kim Dickens Reveals Answers About That 'Fear The Walking Dead' Premiere

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.24.2015 | Entertainment

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8 Tips on How to Improve Your Self-Confidence

Stan Popovich | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Stan Popovich

Do you have trouble building up your self-confidence? If so, you are not alone. Everybody has trouble with building one's self-esteem in today's world. The key is to be persistent and to find the ways to improve your confidence so you can be successful in life. Here are eight easy suggestions to increasing your self-esteem in your life.

My Greatest Mentor on Building a Business Was Mt. Shasta

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
Don Joseph Goewey

It's glacial and classified as a technical climb, meaning you need crampons, an ice ax, a hard hat, special clothing and boots, and a long list of other essentials to undertake the journey. As in business, the mountain is unforgiving of those who neglect even small details in preparing to make the climb to the top.

What Scares You?

Michael Neill | Posted 08.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Neill

At about 3 a.m. on a Sunday morning a few summers back, my wife Nina and I woke up at a high altitude campsite in Sequoia National Park to the sound o...

Diving Into Your Fear

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

The spiritual journey has taught us both to see through the limitations of the ego mind, or me-centered self, to the clarity and compassion necessary to not only skydive but to live sanely in our somewhat screwed up world.

What It's Like To Be Afraid Of Vomiting

Delaney Paige | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Delaney Paige

Most people are familiar with some of the more common phobias, like flying, public speaking, small spaces, and spiders. Emetophobia, on the other hand, often doesn't feel like it is recognized as a legitimate fear.

How to Deal With Traumatic Experiences in a Positive Way

Emma Goddard | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Emma Goddard

A positive attitude really can have an effect on our entire body making the recovery process easier. Whenever we have things to look forward to, family and friends encouraging us, and a good life we want to get back to, it makes it easier to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

The Psychology of Ghosting: Why People Do It and a Better Way to Break Up

Lantern | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Lantern

Chances are you've been "ghosted" before. "Ghosting" is when someone you're dating ends the relationship by cutting off all communication, without any explanation. And we're not talking about not getting a text back after one awkward OKCupid date, but receiving the ultimate silent treatment after several dates, or when you're in a committed relationship.

The Truth About Life's Bumps

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Pay attention to your thoughts. Recognize which ones are bringing you down. Know that you have a choice with each and every one. Then make the choices that make you happier.

Do You Squash Yourself to Avoid Rejection?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Does the thought of rejection terrify you? What do you avoid to evade rejection? Len sought my help because he wanted to get married and have childre...

WATCH: Needing to Justify the Past

Brad Yates | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Whether we are happy with our current circumstances or not, we've put a lot of time and effort into creating them. And there is a part of us that wil...

Overcome Your Fear And Live Your Dreams

Elyse Santilli | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Remember, the word thought is not synonymous with the word truth. Your thoughts are not necessarily true or important and you don't have to take them so seriously. Think of them like passing clouds in the sky -- they come and they go. Your true self is the ever-present observer who watches your fear-based thoughts as they pass by.

5 Ways The Fear Of Rejection Holds You Back

Amy Morin | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

The fear of rejection often serves as the single greatest obstacle that stands between a capable individual and enormous success. Its powerful grip can prevent you from reaching your greatest potential. Here are five ways the fear of rejection can hold you back:

All the Answers Are Within and I'm Going to Show You Where to Look

Laura Probert, MPT | Posted 08.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Probert, MPT

Artwork Title: Emerging Soul Artist: Atousa Raissyan - Soulystic Website: atousaraissyan.com Facebook; @Soulystic We've been told that all the ans...

Lions and Tigers and...Oh, My!

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.13.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Amygdala Is Not the Brain's Fear Center

Joseph LeDoux | Posted 08.12.2015 | Science
Joseph LeDoux

The idea that the amygdala is the home of fear in the brain is just that--an idea. It is not a scientific finding but instead a conclusion based on an interpretation of a finding. So what is the finding, what is the interpretation, and how did the interpretation come about?

Withering Heights

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.12.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Freaking Out From Scaring Yourself

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The plane was bouncing hard as we were starting our decent into Albuquerque. Living in Santa Fe at that time, I'd flown in and out of Albuquerque airp...

6 Tips on How to Overcome Your Depression and Persistent Fears

Stan Popovich | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Stan Popovich

Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression. Sometimes, their depression and fears can become a huge factor in their personal life and professional career. As a result, here are six tips that a person can use to help manage their depression.