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Trust in Love

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Trusting in love does not mean assuming that someone will love you. It means confidence in the fundamentally loving nature of every person, and in the wholesome power of your own lovingness to protect you and touch the heart of others.

Fear Kills

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Frances Moore Lappe

We see fear's face everywhere, whether in a Congress debating assault weapons or in schools introducing lock-down drills. And for most species fear i...

Do We Ever Get Over Self-Doubt? I Used to Doubt It, But I'm Getting Over That

Lynn Cluess Manzione | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn Cluess Manzione

Today everything is digital, and we now have delete buttons. Your slate is clean. Stay on top of your junk, and when something shows up in your life that does not serve you, see it for what it is. Junk. Press the delete button and send it on its way.

Fear of Autism -- Seriously?

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 05.22.2013 | Impact
Gregory G. Allen

I've heard there are some school districts afraid to do anything for awareness of National Autism Awareness Month. Their excuses have been they are worried about singling out children in their school that may have autism or afraid a parent may take offense to such an event happening.

'I Am Everday People...Yeah, Yeah'

Christi Guthrie | Posted 05.22.2013 | Women
Christi Guthrie

Fear and judgment, have you seen them? They are two twin brothers who are so cunning and sly they keep us from attaining our dreams, living in love, getting to know and like ourselves and others.

Boys and Public Restrooms: When Is It Okay to Go Alone?

Jackie Morgan MacDougall | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
Jackie Morgan MacDougall

Out of all of the "When is my child old enough" scenarios, this is one that gets my heart racing and palms sweating. I regularly tell them that my job is to keep them safe and healthy and, I'm sorry, but sometimes that means doing stuff they don't want to do and not getting to do things they would rather.

What I Know About Fear Now That I'm In My 60s

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.17.2013 | Women
Ann Brenoff

The older I get, the less time I have for uninteresting people, meaningless chatter and days wasted pleasing strangers.

What I Know About Fear Now That I'm In My 50s

Shelley Emling | Posted 05.16.2013 | Women
Shelley Emling

I'm no longer afraid of change but I still get nervous when a train approaches, and the wind whips around me, and I'm certain for just a second that I'll get knocked onto the tracks.

WATCH: Tapping for Vets and Others Who Have Experienced Horrors

Brad Yates | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

One of the greatest things being done with tapping right now is its use with vets. There have been many great successes in relieving the PTSD our troops so often bring home with them.

Who Are You Trying to Impress?

Mike Robbins | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business
Mike Robbins

Trying to manage, control, and ultimately manipulate other people's perceptions of us is not only exhausting, it's pretty much impossible.

What I Know About Fear Now That I'm In My 40s

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women
Devon Corneal

In her new book "Lean In," Sheryl Sandberg notes the ways in which fear can hold women back and the importance of pushing through that fear. She write...

How to Be Fearlessly Creative

Justine Musk | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Justine Musk

I've learned to separate my fears from my intuition and, at times, to follow my intuition through the fear. I've learned that love is a powerful antidote and can scare the demons back into the dark -- but according to Srinivasen S. Pillay, the main enemy of fear isn't love.

WATCH: The Surprising Ways You Express Fear Without Realizing It

OWN | Posted 04.08.2013 | OWN

Fear is a powerful and complex emotion. So complex, in fact, that you may not even realize when you are expressing it. On a new episode of "Super Sou...

Our National Optimism Deficit

Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics
Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr.

Everywhere I look I encounter yet more doom and gloom among people who should be out there inspiring us to greater things. I perceive a general angst that we are adrift, that our ship of state has struck a reef and is foundering in a turbulent sea.

Purge Fear-Mongers From Your Life

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

When people come to see me for business coaching and to make personal changes in their lives, one of the first things I ask them to think about is who in their life is supportive of their goals, and who isn't.

The Ego in Christianity

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

When a Christian goes out of their way to say Jesus condemns you for your love, they are taking Jesus' name in vain. They are lifting up their own personal views above the Christian message.

The Biggest Risk Is the One You Never Take

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

This fear, which exists inside all of us, is deep and remote. It conjures our earliest experiences and the dread that we feel when we are exposed reminds us of our most harrowing questions of childhood.

What Are Adults Afraid Of?

Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty

Monsters, spiders, mean babysitters –- there are plenty of things to be afraid of when we're younger. Some of these harmless fears persist even a...

My Child Will Miss Out: Parenting and Disabilities

Brenda Rothman | Posted 05.05.2013 | Parents
Brenda Rothman

Children with a disability do not have a life "minus." They have a life, period. It's their life. It's not some other child's life, their parent's life or their peers' life. It's their life.

The End of Fear

Suza Scalora | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

I know why people journey from around the globe to be in Eckhart Tolle's presence; he personifies the awareness and stillness of which he writes. Sitting with a human being who is absent of compulsive thinking, judgments and mental commenting is a remarkable and unique experience.

In Like a Lion, Out With a Laugh

Rob White | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

As we drove back to the camp, I thought how easy it is to get lost in our own private storms, forgetting about the part of us that can come out and play when the rain stops.

Into the Hole! Terror and Survival

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.01.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Some people find holes -- and images of holes -- deeply upsetting, even terrifying. These people suffer from a common but little-known phobia known as trypophobia. As with most irrational fears, the origins of trypophobia are unknown.

How To Make Decisions You Won't Regret

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Think about a current situation in your life in which you're contemplating a big decision. Here is how to avoid second-guessing or regrets to feel best about your decision, as well as to master the decision-making process itself.

Fearless Steps to Retirement

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 04.29.2013 | Fifty
Jonathan Alpert

The thought of leaving something they've known for so long can be a scary one. Certainty and a routine that has been in place for decades will no longer exist. One might wonder, "What will I do with my time?"

Paring Down

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 04.29.2013 | Fifty
Ruth Neubauer

On my back, I carry a three-bedroom, 2,200 square foot house. It all looks great. It would be great to live here with someone. But that is not going to happen, so I'm trying to get out of here.