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Four Emotions to Avoid in a Crisis

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.22.2012 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

Our primitive brains, which have yet to catch up with the challenges of business life in the 21st century, may cause you to feel four emotions when faced with a crisis in your work, what I call the caveman crisis chain.

Lesson To Freshmen: ‘Fear Is OK' | Bryan Bumgardner | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Even though she’s climbed mountains on every continent, world famous climber Alison Levine can now call herself a Mountaineer. Levine came to West V...

Living Fearlessly and Being Courageous: What Does That Mean?

Martha Pasternack | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

The modeling of courage in nature is an endless stream of purposeful and courageous action that offers lessons on the lived experience of courage every day and every night.

'I'm Afraid To Throw Away My Children's Art'

Jessica F. Hinton | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Jessica F. Hinton

All that art was too much. I hated having to make room for it. I hated feeling guilty about it. I hated that all of it, even the lone scribbles done in haste to rationalize her request for a new piece of paper, meant so much to me. I hated that I... was afraid, in fear of what could happen if I threw it away.

WATCH: Becoming Fearless About Parenting

Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living

"There's no love more intense than the love we have for our children," says Arianna Huffington. "And wherever you find intense love, you're sure to fi...

The Politics of Protection

Terry Newell | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

Our language has been the rhetoric of fighting disease, fighting crime, fighting terrorists, fighting debt, fighting illegals and fighting drugs. We are thus engaged in the politics of protection. We have focused on averting disaster, on not losing what we have.

WATCH: How To Read Your Partner's Emotions, From Dr. Sue Johnson

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When relationship expert Dr. Sue Johnson joined me recently on Mondays With Marlo, we spoke about how to better understand the emotions your partner i...

10 Fun, Fearless Facts About Helen Gurley Brown | Jessica Wakeman | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living

It is not an exaggeration to say that Brown’s influence as a feminist and sex-positive editor of a major women’s magazine has left an indelible im...

FEARLESS MEMOIR: 'World's Fair' (Chapter 9)

James Stack | Posted 10.19.2012 | Healthy Living
James Stack

While we were in the United States pavilion, I would look over at Daddy and see him grinning and looking at me. It was his silly grin -- at least, I always thought it made him look silly. I knew he hadn't had anything to drink, so I suppose he was trying to see all the things in the pavilion through my eyes.

FEARLESS MEMOIR: 'World's Fair' (Chapter 8)

James Stack | Posted 10.18.2012 | Healthy Living
James Stack

We had to make sure Daddy didn't get drunk and belligerent and abusive because then the fun would end. So we had to decide who would be in charge of him. Would we take turns? Was I old enough to have such a delicate responsibility thrust upon me? At the tender age of 15 should I have had to be my daddy's keeper?

How To Face Illness Fearlessly: Wisdom From A Two-Time Cancer Survivor (VIDEO)

Terri Cole | Posted 10.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

How can you be fearless when facing a serious diagnosis? Fearlessness and sickness don't really seem to go together. But they can.

Worrying About Parents Who Live Far Away

The Sacramento Bee | Anita Creamer | Posted 08.17.2012 | Healthy Living

If living a few counties away from aging relatives is enough to cause anxiety, imagine living several thousand miles across the country. How do people...

Transcending Fear With Messages of Hope | Victoria Ross | Posted 08.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Politicians and police officers, Muslims and Jews, children and seniors stood side by side on the grounds of the temple, holding up candles, murmuring...

Fear And Grief: My New Normal

Deborah Sumner | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Deborah Sumner

My fear is that I lost more than my mom; I lost an ally, a protector, a counselor, and a confidante. Even though she's not physically here, she's still a huge part of who I am.

Inhabiting the Place Called 'I'

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Denise M. Wilbanks

My personal favorite factor in arriving at happiness is the attribute of equanimity, the space of calm that arises from the deepest place at the core of our being.

Afraid Of Being Laid Off? Here's Help

The Post Standard | Richard O'Neill, Ph.D | Posted 08.16.2012 | Healthy Living

Dr. O'Neill: I lead a division of a company that has been hit hard by the economy. Other divisions have instituted layoffs, and our overall business p...

Fearless Eating

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Many people struggle against fear to find balance in their eating. We're bombarded with confusing and sometimes conflicting nutrition information -- even mom said "clean your plate" and "save room for dessert."

Terrified Of Public Speaking? Now There's A Movie About It! | Whitney Friedlander | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living

Speaking in public is often considered to be our number one fear. So who in his or her right mind would willingly hop on stage and compete to earn the...

How To Be Fearless When Shopping For A Car

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

People sometimes get stuck in this anxious mode of thinking, ruminate too long, and never act on the decision. This uncertainty leads them to feel fearful of outcomes they think they have no control over.

'How I Survived Getting Mugged' | Sadie Nardini | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living

Last night, I was mugged in New York City. Here’s how it went down: I was walking home in Brooklyn, about 9:30 p.m., a route I’ve taken a hundred ...

Our 8th 'Most Fearless Tweet' Finalist! (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living

On May 3, HuffPost Becoming Fearless and Toyota Corolla teamed up to announce Toyota Corolla's Most Fearless Tweet Contest, which will run through Aug...

Facing The Fear Of Back Surgery: 'The Bouts Of Pain Taught Me A Lot About What Matters Most In My Life'

Vivian Manning-Schaffel | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Vivian Manning-Schaffel

My dad lay helpless, and yet, as a parent could only hope to do, he managed to find the words I most needed to hear. I wiped my tears and kissed my husband. I would be brave for my parents, my husband and my kids.

WATCH: Try This If You Want To Feel Safe Again

Brad Yates | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

One of the unfortunate facts of life is that tragedy strikes now and again. This can move us into a state of great fear, sometimes even paralyzing us.

STUDY: The Most Anxious Age Group Is.... | Patrick J. Kiger | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Non-retired boomer voters, defined as non-retired 50- to 64-year-olds by the pollsters, scored 70 percent on the Anxiety Index, significantly higher t...

FEARLESS MEMOIR: 'World's Fair' (Chapter 7)

James Stack | Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living
James Stack

One thing was clear: Daddy shouldn't drive. He wasn't acting mad about anything, but he did say something about World War II, which he sometimes did when he'd had too much to drink. It was up to us to be the adults and do the grownup things.