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Do We Need an App for Fear?

Joe Robinson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Of all the Steve Jobs products that have become essentials of daily life, the one that may be most needed is echoing virally around the Web in the form of his Stanford commencement speech: iCan.

What Scares Writer Of 'The Exorcist'?

Posted 12.03.2011 | Books

The book "The Exorcist", famously made into a movie in 1973, came out 40 years ago. To celebrate this anniversary, the author William Peter Blatty...

The 4 Most Common Causes Of Addiction Relapse

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 12.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

In working for years with both the family and their loved ones' substance abuse issues, I have concluded that even though there are a myriad of reasons for relapse, there are four basic ones that can become an easy switch to flip.

YouTube Copyright Takedown Targets Punk Bands

Lisa Derrick | Posted 11.28.2011 | Media
Lisa Derrick

In recent months there have been a slew of takedowns under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act on YouTube affecting numerous punk bands. Once a vid...

A Lesson of 9/11

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Kathleen Gurney

Living Fulfilled Is Letting Go of Fear As the ominous day of the 10th anniversary of 9-11 passes, many in the world are sensing a great weight lifted...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Post-9/11 Generation: Millennials Reflect On Decade Since Terrorist Attacks | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 11.09.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Alyssa Henry was in the eighth grade when two airplanes struck the World Trade Center. She can remember what she wore that day (gray sw...

Making Peace with 9/11

Claire Amber | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Claire Amber

I'm sure you remember this image vividly: the twin towers of the World Trade Center in flames, the two jets having crashed into them after being hijac...

The Amish Antidote

Mike Bonifer | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

The battles we must fight are not with our enemies but with ourselves. No matter how much we hurt, or how much harm has come to our community, we can never find healing in bringing more hurt into the world.

Calm Global Fears One Story At A Time

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

If you want to calm the fears of others around you -- and yours, yourself -- then have everyone share such a story of making it through a difficult time that they didn't think they would.

What Are the Emotional Drivers of Our National Unraveling?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Douglas LaBier

A major psychological source originates in people's responses to the crumbling of an overall way of life that's pretty much predominated throughout the 20th Century. Dealing with these shifts can have frightening impact.

Are You Afraid Of Success?

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 10.09.2011 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

Everyone should want to succeed at what they do or say they want, right? After all, isn't that what we strive for? In theory, success is a positive go...

Fear and Economic Policy

Terry Newell | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics
Terry Newell

Lincoln's mastery as a politician was that he sought and practiced flexibility. Had he been driven by fear or rejection by his party or the voters, we might now be two nations instead of one.

Am I Mine?

Judith Acosta | Posted 10.03.2011 | Religion
Judith Acosta

Like everyone else, I have told myself many times that I am very much my own. I have not only told myself, I have repeatedly taught that idea to others. Suddenly the storm said, "Well, not exactly..."

Norway -- And the Fate of the Human Species

Peter Clothier | Posted 10.01.2011 | World
Peter Clothier

It's past time for us to look our fear in the face and acknowledge that it is capable of bringing about our imminent destruction.

Living Delightfully Scandalous

Lori Bryant Woolridge | Posted 09.25.2011 | Women
Lori Bryant Woolridge

When I think about the famous women, like Jennifer Lopez, who many of us look up to as sensual and sexual icons, most are considered scandalous in some form or fashion.

Stop Playing The Blame Game!

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 09.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Regardless where we look, the blame game is in full swing. If we are honest we'll admit we've been there, ourselves, some of us more recently than others. I know that I am raising my hand on that score, too.

Are Women The Only Impostors?

Russell Bishop | Posted 09.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Often high achieving women refuse to accept their intellectual abilities and demonstrated success, instead preferring to assign themselves the role of the impostor.

WATCH: Simple Ways To Conquer Fear

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living

When addressing and conquering our fears, we need to take a strong approach, says Dr. Iyanla Vanzant of the Inner Vision Institute in this video from ...

Living On YouTube: Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places

Judith Acosta | Posted 09.10.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

While YouTube may sometimes be fun, it is not a relationship. Nor can it ever be a liable substitute for a relationship. It is a one, not even a two-dimensional format, a dead-end street.

How To Deal With Personal Guilt And Shame

Walter E. Jacobson, M.D. | Posted 09.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Walter E. Jacobson, M.D.

We all have, deeply embedded in our unconscious mind, a self-loathing part of us that manages to generate guilt and shame -- So what do we do about this?

WATCH: What To Do When Fear Takes Over

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 09.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Don't let a little fear get in the way of a rockin' 4th of July vacation! In this vlog I teach how to use your body as a tool for transforming your fear through movement.

Phobias You've Probably Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.30.2011 | Healthy Living

Everyone is afraid of something, and some people are afraid of everything. They're Panophobics. While there's a fine line between fears and phob...

Craig Huey's Scam-dalous Past

Joe Trippi | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
Joe Trippi

It's no coincidence that the most insulting ad I've ever seen in politics was made in support of Craig Huey.

What a Shame

Nina Lorez Collins | Posted 08.15.2011 | Women
Nina Lorez Collins

People screw up every day, and people suffer; that's the human condition. Sharing our stories, being supportive, offering some ideas for a path out, that's what love and friendship and art are for.

Prozac for the Planet? Or the Plus Side of Unhappiness

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

A global recession looks like boom times for unhappiness. The spectrum of discontent runs from the jitters and uncertainty at the milder end to despair and deep depression at the far extreme.