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Inside the Fears of a Go-Getter Girl

Shinjini Das | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

Captivating. Engaging. Riveting. A go-getter girl captures our imaginations, spirits, hearts, and minds. She was born to rule the universe and reign in her own quintessential style.

Brides Reveal Their Biggest Fears About Marriage

BRIDES | Posted 02.09.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

By Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES Photo: Getty Images Everyone always says that getting married is one of the best days of your life (and it is!), but ...

The 3 Fears That Keep You From Shining Your Brightest (and How to Overcome Them) Part 3

Wendy Reese | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

We are on our final fear. In part one we discussed the fear of judgement. In part two, the fear of abandonment. Today, we examine the final fear. Th...

Prayer for Muslim-Jewish Relations

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 01.10.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

We are two American religious communities in such pain from the outburst of extremist violence in France that we not only have forgotten each other. We have forgotten ourselves.

Vulnerability and the Art of Family Maintenance

Joan Moran | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

In a profound sense, vulnerability is the path to self-reflection. It is at the moment you become emotionally honest that you are more conscious of listening and understanding. Once your suit of armor has been removed, you can bring choice, strength and opportunity to the stressors in life. So take a leap of faith and embrace the positive aspects of learning to be vulnerable.

How To Be Lonely In America

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 02.28.2015 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Believe that your Twitter/Facebook followers are truly your friends. Invest more time and effort in wooing, and keeping, their approval, meanwhile, dismissing the approval of actual people you've known for years.

6 Steps to Deal with Fears for Your Children

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 01.13.2015 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

I'm generally not a fearful parent. Even though I fear accidents the most, I rarely think about whether they might happen. But every once in a while, the scar that Jillian still has from that awful day reminds me how much I love my children and don't want any harm to come to them.

Fear Of Falling: Getting Older And What That Means For Taking Risks

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Sarah Jacobs

The truth is, I'm kinda scared shitless. But worry never changed an outcome. And while fear is a main character in life (as is failure), it informed the plot much more when I was young and it made decisions for me.

What Americans Fear Most

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living

What are Americans afraid of? No, it's not Ebola. According to the first large-scale study on fear in America, what we're most worried about is walkin...

3 Strategies to Beat our Biggest Fears As Parents

Karem Ensley | Posted 12.17.2014 | Parents
Karem Ensley

These small steps will help you and your children build new, positive habits together. You will soon see positive changes that will teach your child how to be healthier, kinder and more grateful

Why I Want My Daughter To Curse

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 12.02.2014 | Parents
Lorne Jaffe

I'm not ready for Sienna to have her mom's sailor mouth, but eventually, when she's a teen, I don't want her to be afraid of speaking the language of her classmates and once she reaches adulthood, I hope to be ready for her to speak such words in my presence as part of normal conversation because the reality is that cursing is ordinary and sometimes, often even, acts as a release for pent up stress.

Starting Your Job Search When You Don't Know What You Want, You Just Want More

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Carlota Zimmerman

"I'm going to figure out what I want, and then I'll start my job search." Um, not to be a Debbie Downer or anything, but as someone who coaches for ...

Unnecessary Judgments Impact Forward-Progress

S. L. Young | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
S. L. Young

If someone's idea(s) don't make sense to you, don't quash it; instead, help an individual evaluate options to determine if their idea(s) can and sometimes should be further developed.

The Right Questions to Ask to Help Kids Take Charge of Back-to-School Fears

Tamar Chansky | Posted 10.28.2014 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

A better way. Instead of trying to talk your child out of their fears by rushing in with reassurances that aren't helping anyway, help your child come to these very good and reasonable conclusions you are offering, on their own steam, by flipping them around and asking the right questions.

What Makes A Phobia Different From Fear

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living

In the course of everyday life, the words "phobia" and "fear" are often used interchangeably. Dig a little deeper, though, and you will find a differe...

Your Fears Reveal Your Age

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 10.11.2014 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

I'm supposed to get through that?!! - birth My parents won't hear me cry: birth to 5 Can I keep up: toddlers and those who've had knee replacements ...

Think Big

Mike Robbins | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I've had a number of experiences in the past few months which have both inspired me and challenged me to think big (and also to look at the ways in which I don't).

What My 3-Year-Old Taught Me About Fear, Life And Business

Tiana Patrice | Posted 10.06.2014 | Parents
Tiana Patrice

At the end of the summer, after watching all the other kids and how much fun they had playing with the elephant, I told myself that this was the day that I would conquer my fear.

Do You Get Overly Attached in Relationships? Take This Quiz

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

When you truly love someone you're not interested in possessing the person or keeping him or her in your clutches because you're afraid of losing the relationship. Instead, you respect your partner's autonomy and spirit.

How I Got Here

Amy Pang | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Amy Pang

I've been a closet writer for years. My love of the written word began with Dr. Seuss, but I have been so insecure about my writing abilities that I didn't pursue any form of writing as a career path. And now, here I am... I've gotten rid of this fear, and it feels good.

Outsmarting the Fear of Failure

Martin Snepp | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Martin Snepp

For so many of us, the fear of failure is crippling. It stands in the way of us achieving what we really want in life. With our pride at stake, many of us prefer to take the easy, safe option. Perhaps we save face. But at what cost?

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of Magical Thinking

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 08.31.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Life is not fair. Fear is cheap. Our dreams are what keep us going through the cruelty, darkness and soft bigotry of lowered expectations that is, unfortunately, all too much a part of our daily lives.

Overwhelmed? 7 Strategies for Restoring Balance

Amanda Gore | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

I don't know about you, but I am convinced the world is spinning faster. I almost never seem to have nothing to do. Or to have caught up on the seem...

What If the World Finds Out I Am a Fraud?

Raymmar Tirado | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Raymmar Tirado

I am willing to pay whatever the price might be, for being unabashedly me. There will be no shield, no barrier, no buffer between me and the real world. No one to blame for my failures but myself. And that my friends, is absolutely terrifying.

Life's Easy... It's Dealing With Ourselves That's Hard

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Ownership is about taking full responsibility for our lives and for what shows up around us. We always have a choice about how we relate to what's going on and how we interpret the things happening around us and even within us.