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Terminator Robots and AI Risk

Meia Chita-Tegmark | Posted 03.02.2015 | Technology
Meia Chita-Tegmark

Concerns about risk coming from the development of AI have been recently expressed by many computer science researchers, entrepreneurs and scientists, making us wonder: what are we fearing?

WATCH: Got Grit?

Brad Yates | Posted 03.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

It's been suggested by some researchers that the single most important character trait for achieving success is grit. I hope this will help you culti...

9 Ways To Get Over Your Fear Of Flying

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Feeling stressed about a trip? Follow these expert tips for easing your fear of flying. If you become an anxious mess every time you board a plane, you're not alone. "It's a fear that's particularly difficult to tackle because we need repetition to overcome our fears," says Reid Wilson, Ph.D.

Are You Struggling With Struggle?

Sara Arey | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business
Sara Arey

How much have you thought about struggle? If you're like most people, you try not to think about it. And yet you think about it a lot, especially about how hard it is and how much you hate it.

Bulimia Is A B*tch

Skylar Liberty Rose | Posted 02.26.2015 | Women
Skylar Liberty Rose

I was afraid to like myself. I had no idea how to love myself. The world couldn't know who I really was. If it did, then I'd feel even more rejected.

Yes, You Can Actually Be Scared To Death

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living

As it turns out, being "scared to death" isn't just a saying. A new video from ASAP Science, a YouTube channel that provides your "weekly dose of ...

Living With Fear: How I'm Learning to Manage Mine

Steve McSwain | Posted 02.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Steve McSwain

I think I have always lived slightly afraid of something. • I am not afraid of being attacked like a soldier must feel on a battlefield. • I am n...

WATCH: Feeling Frustrated

Brad Yates | Posted 02.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Frustration happens... it's a part of life. That doesn't mean, however, that we have to sit there and stew in it until the next upset distracts us (a...

12 Things You May Not Remember About Who You Really Are

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

If you could learn to trust in yourself and listen to your inner voice and intuition, you would be amazed at the infinite storehouse of wisdom, guidance and ideas you possesses.

On Charlie: Courage in the Face of Fear

Frank Fredericks | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

So the question is, is it working? Is terrorism having an impact on us? To my disappointment, I think it may be, and for a simple reason: in fear is power.

Facing death: How religion matters

David Briggs | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion
David Briggs

A young woman held captive for months by ISIS wanted to make one point clear in a brief, handwritten letter to her family. "I remember mom always t...

Be Unafraid

Jonathan Byrd | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Byrd

In the Danish capitol, parents regularly leave their children in strollers on the sidewalk and go inside to shop. Thousands of bicycles sit out on the street at night with nothing more than a wheel lock. It's not that there's nothing to fear. The Danes simply refuse to be afraid.

On A Wedding, Fear And Second Chances

Ann Rivera | Posted 02.17.2015 | Divorce
Ann Rivera

This is not my first wedding, this is not my first marriage. And I have felt and am working through a spectrum of unexpected emotions, from shame and guilt to grief and fear.

What Purpose Does Your Safety Blanket Serve?

Lauren Stahl | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Stahl

Saying goodbye to my safety blankets hasn't been easy. In many ways, they have gotten me to where I am today. I have to be compassionate to them. I have to forgive and not beat myself up for past decisions or actions.

WATCH: You Matter

Brad Yates | Posted 02.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Sometimes we forget this. Sometimes we may even doubt it -- maybe people or circumstances have convinced us it's not true. But it is true. And even...

Don't Let Fear Become Your CEO: How Fear May Be Holding Your Small Business Back (Or Pushing It Too Far)

Kerry Maiorca | Posted 02.13.2015 | Small Business
Kerry Maiorca

To be a successful small business owner, you'd better get familiar with the "f" word.

Technology As an Extension of Fundamental Humanity: An Interview With CEO Dave Sabey

Russell C. Smith | Posted 02.17.2015 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

In short, the sooner we can adopt new technological tools the better it will be for all of us. Nothing has ever improved human life like advances in technology.

Face Your Fears (and Valentine's Day)

Debbie Hampton | Posted 02.13.2015 | Divorce
Debbie Hampton

I've lived most of my life like a bird in a cage with the door wide open. At any time, I could have hopped over to the opening, soared to new heights, and explored new horizons. All along, I've had the ability to fly, but my own fear and self-imposed limitations kept me there. I was my own prison guard.

Your Gut Feeling: Fear or Intuition

Rosalie Puiman | Posted 02.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rosalie Puiman

At the very end of our almost 2.5-hour deep coaching conversation, my client asked me this: "How do I know when to trust my intuition and when to di...

WATCH: It's Okay to Succeed

Brad Yates | Posted 02.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

We often avoid doing what would lead to greater success because, at some level, we don't think it's okay to succeed. That may not seem logical -- but...

The 4 Things an Air Force Special Ops Pararescueman Taught Me

Sethly Davis | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sethly Davis

What I learned from Josh the former Pararescueman is that the way to manage fear is to plan for what to do if and when something does go wrong. People are fearful when they are uncertain about what they are facing and about what they can do. Josh taught us how to figure out what had happened, and he taught us what was in our scope of practice to do.

7 Tools for Facing Fear and Self-Doubt

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Fear. Worry. Self-doubt. They can keep us frozen in our tracks, unable to move forward no matter how much our heart is yearning for change in our lives.

27 Common Things That Prevent Our Happiness

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Instead of looking outwards for happiness, simply look within at all the ways you are preventing yourself from being happy in this very moment -- and work on letting them go. To get you started, here are 27 common things that prevent our happiness.

A Tale of Two Markets

Daniel Raphael Silverstein | Posted 02.03.2015 | Religion
Daniel Raphael Silverstein

In the face of the fragility of life and mighty forces of hatred and fear, many will lapse into denial or despair, making decisions from a place of spiritual defeat. This is not what our tradition asks of us. We are called to fully acknowledge the reality of evil, and lovingly perpetuate life in spite of it.

Embrace Change: 5 Lessons to Help You Make the Leap

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanuja Ramchal

The idea of change can cause us to be mired in confusion and doubt, especially when the stakes are high. Even when you're clear about what you want, how do you avoid the potential negative consequences? If you're not fulfilled and want change, these five lessons can serve as a guide.