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Are You an A-hole? Why Your Inner Truth Isn't Scary

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Lulu Salavegsen

truth tro͞oTH/ noun: that which is true or in accordance with fact or reality. Seems simple enough. Franklin Roosevelt was on to something profound ...

The Catch-22 of Shame (And How to Begin to Fix It)

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

Shame is rough on us. It punishes us for our mistakes and drains the joy out of our triumphs, leaving us bereft with its conclusion that we're not goo...

On Nihilism and Urban Exploring

Benjamin Gordon | Posted 04.24.2015 | College
Benjamin Gordon

Fear no longer serves much of a purpose to our species. Modern humans have very little to be scared of in the natural world; there are no predators that actively hunt us. Truth is, the thing that poses the greatest danger to us is each other.

Getting Into the Swing of Things

Jennifer Rosen | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rosen

This trapeze class turned out to be far more terrifying that I had expected. It challenged me on every single front but also allowed me to realize I'm stronger than I think I am.

The Root of Police Brutality is Fear

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 04.24.2015 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

The complexity of our problems should not mask the simplicity of the solution. We are a people who are desperately afraid of everything. The root cause of police brutality rests solely in our own fear.

Daily Meditation: Fear No Evil

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.24.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Quell the Fear Factor

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

In taking these steps, leaders demonstrate a genuine interest in and respect for their people and their new environment. While this may not fully assuage the fears of those who worry about their new boss and her agenda, it should help put the majority of folks at ease as they settle into their new reality.

Gratitude Boot Camp

Robbi Rucker | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Robbi Rucker

I wouldn't have picked getting a cancer diagnosis in the summer of 2013 but I'm allowing this ongoing challenge to be an opportunity for personal growth; working on healing my body, mind and spirit.

From Fear-Based to Love-Based

Shahram Shiva | Posted 04.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Fear sells. Religion, spirituality, marketing experts, politicians running for office and of course governments have long understood that one of the...

The Tyranny of Panic Attacks: Healthy Tips for Coping

John Tsilimparis | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

About 6 million American adults experience a panic attack every year. Panic attacks are bi-products of anxiety that occur regularly or intermittently....

Bridges, Planes and Panic Attacks: Getting Over Fear

James E. Porter | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

That's when I realized that I could proactively ALTER my reaction to that bridge by controlling how I felt when I ARRIVED. I just had to arrive at a zero or a one and I would barely even feel it, no matter what direction I traveled in. I began to wonder if I could do the same thing with my fear of flying.

Let's Stamp Out Stigma

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To scapegoat and stigmatize people with psychological problems may discourage them from seeking treatment and result in a backlash including the occurrence of an increased incidence of violent episodes.

Why Fear Is the Enemy

Tina Martin | Posted 04.17.2015 | 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.

WATCH: Tapping into Creativity

Brad Yates | Posted 04.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

If I had a nickel for every time I've heard someone say, "I'm just not creative"...! Creativity is part of who we are -- but for too many of us it ha...

What the Living Can Learn From the Dying

Kristina Cowan | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristina Cowan

Beauty exists in the middle of tragedy. A child gets cancer. A friend commits suicide. A parent is plagued by anxiety and depression. Sooner or later, such messes find us. If we wade into them with an exploring mindset, our discoveries can be startling in their beauty and alter our perspective on life.

Protecting Our Children When Contending With Threats Of Violence

Jen Cohen | Posted 04.16.2015 | Parents
Jen Cohen

The day prior, I received multiple messages from several sources. Key words in print kept reverberating in my mind. "Alleged threat," "police investigation," "a list," "unspecified harm," "social media."

Aw, Shucks!

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.16.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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6 Things you Should Know If Your Child is Having Surgery

David Reyes | Posted 04.16.2015 | Parents
David Reyes

Having gone through the harrowing experience that is watching your child undergo surgery, here are six things I wish someone had told me.

What It Takes to Break a World Record: The Story of Michael Wardian

Joe De Sena | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

Uncertainty often makes us hesitant, but when used as motivation, it can produce the most outstanding results. The most successful people I've come across have mental discipline, they harness uncertainty and embrace the possibility of failure. As Mike has shown, a lifetime of success far outweighs temporary discomfort.

What's Really Lurking Behind Your Deepest Fears?

Ryan Greenhalgh | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Ryan Greenhalgh

Follow your fear. There's glory on the other side of the tunnel. You won't be able to see the light on the other side...maybe even for awhile. You won't ever be ready. You won't ever be totally confident. You won't ever grow the courage. You grow the courage by doing it even though you aren't ready.

The Truth Behind Your Guts

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Sure, people show their guts in amazingly grand ways every day... by persevering through big challenges and climbing to new heights. But all of us show our guts in smaller, different ways every day.

Why I Stand on My Head to Find Balance, and 5 Other Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Joan Moran | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

You may not feel the need to stand on your head to leave your comfort zone, but I encourage you to be aware of the opportunities and possibilities that come your way. I challenge you to take risks, make glorious mistakes and plenty of leaps of faith.

Rabbit Hole Invitations: Saying 'No!' to Conflicts You Don't Need

O'Brien Browne | Posted 04.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
O'Brien Browne

The root of all conflict is insecurity. And the root of all insecurity is fear. Many people use conflict as a form of communication. Because of thei...

What Do Little Children Know That You Don't?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 04.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

At that moment, I remembered the passage in the scriptures, "Except ye become as little children..." Wow, I thought, now I get it: The mind of this child only knows how to be in the Now.

WATCH: Arguing for Limitations

Brad Yates | Posted 04.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

It has been written: "Argue for your limitations, and they are yours." We miss out on too much because of this, and the world misses out on too much o...