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Is Fear Driving Our 'Busyness'? (VIDEO)

MSNBC | Rose Gordon Sala | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living

Tim Kreider hates to be busy (his words), and he wants us all to consider why we feel oh-so-busy all the time. A New York Times Sunday column by the a...

31 Ways To Live Life On Your Own Terms: A Fourth Of July Manifesto

Tiphani N. Montgomery | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Tiphani N. Montgomery

This is your life. Commit to living it passionately. Don't let the world dictate what that means for you. Show up. Show out. And rise to the occasion every single time.

Our 5th 'Most Fearless Tweet' Finalist! (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.02.2012 | 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...

Why Shared Commitment Gives You Courage

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

History is filled with examples of men and women who overcame their fear and adversity on behalf of something bigger than themselves. Thankfully, business doesn't carry the same risks as battle. But it does require courage.

Fearless Dating 101: Lessons From A Substitute Teacher

Lisa Arends | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Arends

I often went out every day of the week, mostly for coffee or a walk in the park, opening myself to new lessons and new experiences. I could practice without fear, knowing that I had a new date the next day if I inadvertently made a fatal error with the current one. I practiced and grew more confident and more knowledgeable with every date.

The Meaning Of Fearlessness (VIDEO)

Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living

In this video, author, spiritual leader and Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg relates her insights about what it really means to be fearless. "What we ...

Fearless Creating: The 'Ephron Effect'

Michael Drew | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Drew

How many writers are known for their writing in so many forms, and whose names evoke a certain expectation of smarts, savvy and fun? Very few. The Ephron Effect is this: By being true to yourself, and being open to change, you will be an inspiration.

What Neil Young Taught Me About Autism and Fear

Hannah Brown | Posted 08.28.2012 | Parents
Hannah Brown

We parents are the searchers and we can't give up, no matter how rough a ride it is.

Pride and Persecution: LGBT Global Love

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

I write about the hatred of LGBT people in Eastern Europe by religious and governmental authorities. I write about Jamaica where hating gays is a popular topic for music lyrics and where murders are escalating. Pride and persecution are both real. We rejoice in the good and confront the evil.

'Parenting Made Me More Brave' | Lisa Leonard | Posted 06.28.2012 | Healthy Living

Since [my son] David is about to turn 10 years old (gasp!), I’ve been reflecting on how his life has changed and molded me and made me more brave....

WATCH: What Are You So Afraid Of?

Brad Yates | Posted 08.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

There are all sorts of little things that can come up throughout the day that we might be afraid of -- sometimes just unconsciously -- and the stress from those little frights can build up.

The End Of The World As We Know It, See Pg. 3

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 08.27.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

We are so overwrought with fear, some of it legitimate, some of it manufactured, that we can't stop and see what is truly happening, even when people point it out to us.

Fearless Quote Of The Day #FQOTD

Pinterest | Bianca Sparacino | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living

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Elizabeth Kuster

Fearless Body Image: Lessons From The Mermaid Parade (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the Coney Island Mermaid Parade -- the ecstatic annual gathering of scantily clad folks who aren't afraid to w...

Love or Fear: Our Choice

Michele Hunt | Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact
Michele Hunt

How do you want to spend the rest of your life? In what kind of world do you want your children and grand children to live -- a world built on fear or a world built on love?

Fear, Gloom, and Panic, Oh My!

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.26.2012 | Science
Dr. Jim Taylor

If the fight-or-flight survival instinct, which is so deeply woven into our DNA, no longer fulfills our most basic needs to survive, what new form of survival instinct do we need to evolve to help us to survive in the concrete, metal, and hard-wired world in which we now live?

WATCH: The Tribe On Being A Working Woman

Posted 07.28.2012 | Healthy Living

Are you a working mom who sometimes feels guilty about neglecting either your kids or your job? In this exclusive Becoming Fearless video, Arianna Huf...

Love Versus Fear | Shannon Cutts | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living

When it comes to love versus fear, the only way to is through. In other words, I must first acknowledge and allow myself to deeply FEEL my fear before...

The Paralyzing Fear of Becoming What They Think You Are | Patrick Loftus | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Basically, when one encounters a sufficiently difficult task which somehow relates to a negative stereotype of your group, the fear that your actions ...

Why Are Women So Afraid of Mice?

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

I am not afraid of much. I have hiked through the Andes and the Himalayas, zip-lined through a Mexican jungle, driven on motorcycles far too fast. I have given birth to three children and beaten off two separate muggers intent on grabbing my purse.

My Fearless Wife: Confessions Of A (Male) Law-Enforcement Spouse

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Shane Paul Neil

I play the "what if" games. What do I do if she gets hurt? What do I do if she has to hurt somebody? What do I do if she doesn't come home at all? In my mind, I have tended my wife's wounds, both physical and psychic. I have eulogized my wife and raised our yet-to-be-born child.

WATCH: Simon Doonan On 'Fearless Flamboyance' (VIDEO)

Posted 06.24.2012 | Healthy Living

In this exclusive AOL video, the witty and irrepressible Simon Doonan -- TV personality, Barneys creative ambassador and author of the books "Eccentri...

Tools For Dealing With The Fear Of Success

Terri Cole | Posted 08.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

It is safe to say most of us have some fear of failure. It makes sense. No one wants to be defeated, let down, or embarrassed. Interestingly enough, fear of success is the other side of the same coin.

8 Ways To Create More Joy

Linda Durnell | Posted 08.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

In every dark moment there exists its opposite. Continue to hang on and know you have the strength within you to find joy. It is there -- I promise.

It Takes a Village (and a Ladder)

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 06.22.2012 | Good News
Cheryl Dumesnil

B is stuck in a tree. For real. Perched on a winter-bare branch, six feet above the ground, my 7-year-old son looks rather like Dr. Seuss' faithful elephant, Horton, sitting on that abandoned egg.