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In Transition and in Doubt?

Victoria A. Tiller | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Victoria A. Tiller

Today was the first day of school for my children. The first day of school is always a time of excitement and uncertainty. This year the uncertainty is even more prevalent for my children. As I have mentioned before I am a military spouse.

A Leap of Faith, a Podcast, and a Twitter Party

Nancy Laws | Posted 09.03.2015 | Women
Nancy Laws

My favorite part of being a woman in business? Realizing that my mistakes and fears are nothing more than an opportunity to overcome... it changes my whole approach to business.

The Relationship Between Fear, Vulnerability and Courage

Leona deVinne | Posted 09.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

Courage, Fear and Vulnerability walk into a bar. They sit down and order a drink, Fear orders two doubles. They start to discuss an upcoming even...

Don't Die With Your Music Still Inside You

Erin Coriell | Posted 09.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Coriell

When I heard the news of Dr. Wayne Dyer's death, I was immediately filled with questions: Was he sick? Did he have an accident? Did he experience pain...

Don't Borrow Trouble

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia." -- Charles M. Schulz Does your mind ever scamper out in f...

Don't Fear the Walking Dead

Jamie Arpin-Ricci | Posted 09.02.2015 | Religion
Jamie Arpin-Ricci

To be sure, the recent rise in the popularity of dystopian entertainment is not unprecedented, with such stories appearing in many mediums across the centuries. However, the recent resurgence of interest is somewhat unique.

What Would You Do If You Weren't Afraid?

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Eleni Makedonas

Fear keeps us in that unfulfilling career, in the unsatisfying relationship. It keeps us from living our dreams and moving forward with what we really want.

Raising Children Un-Fundamentalist: Part 2

Cindy Brandt | Posted 09.02.2015 | Religion
Cindy Brandt

Once you begin a relationship with God based on fear, it takes years to unlearn the image of the punitive God. It was true for me. If we are really honest with ourselves, we plant fear into our children's hearts because we have not yet uprooted fear from our own.

5 Strategies To Help You Conquer Your Fear Of Public Speaking

The Quiet Revolution | Adam Grant | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living

Several years ago, I was invited to give my first public speech, and I made the mistake of saying yes. I was terrified: as a student, my heart used to...

A Few Simple Tools for Working with Obsessive Fear

Josh Korda | Posted 09.01.2015 | Religion
Josh Korda

This is where Metta practice comes in handy; if we can feel the presence of this frightened inner experience--perhaps as a tightness in the abdomen, or an unsettled quality of mind--we can send it thoughts of good will.

What's in Your Mystery Basket?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Truth time. I've got a little obsession. And I know I'm not alone on this one. It combines some of my very favorite things: riveting drama, diverse p...

Turning Fear Into Power

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

It's true that most of our barriers are self-imposed and many of our fears are "False Evidence Appearing Real." But to me, staying in fear as you try to do what you're afraid of is like riding the waves on a skate board. It might kinda work -- but you're definitely surfing at a disadvantage!

How I Got Over My Fear Of Flying

Thrillist | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

I'm afraid of a lot of things: spiders, rabies, eye contact -- but I once went an entire decade without setting foot on a plane, and that fear practically sucked the air out of my life. Then, last year, I got on a plane and haven't looked back since.

The Beauty of 'No'

Lauren Goldstein | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Lauren Goldstein

One's ability to get comfortable and move through "no" is one of the biggest predictors of success. Let me tell you why "no" is one of my favorite words in business and how it should be one of yours too.

My Summer in the Capital of Happiness (or, What We Could Learn From the Swiss)

Annie Pfeifer | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Annie Pfeifer

When you ask Berners how their summer is going, they invariably refer to the number of times they have been in the Aare, the fast-flowing emerald rive...

WATCH: Losing Your Temper -- Needing to Intimidate

Brad Yates | Posted 08.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

One of the challenging things about being human is having our buttons pushed... and the unfortunate consequences of that. But like everything else, t...

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

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.31.2015 | 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.