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Living Fearlessly

5 Ways to Live Fearlessly in the New Year

Fauzia Burke | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Fauzia Burke

It's important to view setbacks as just that -- setbacks. It's not a sign from the universe that you should change direction or give up. Failing doesn't mean you are a failure. Whether it's a failure, a setback or a misstep, view it as an opportunity to learn and to be wiser in the future.

Mastering the Art of Living Fearlessly

Dr. Marcia Hootman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Dr. Marcia Hootman

We frequently hear stories of heroism from the ranks of the military. Activists all over the world speak out with little thought to their safety. These courageous people face situations we believe should evoke feelings of fear -- yet they do what they do anyway.

Soul of a Drag Queen

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

If I had had the soul of a drag queen when I was young, I would have thrown caution to the wind and gone after what I loved, not what was expected of me. See, to me, that is what drag queens do: They go after their dreams, their passion, and they put themselves out there and take risks.

So She Says, 'Pardon Me, I Have to Go Now, My Life Is Calling!'

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Akoshia Yoba

When we get that inner urge, when we hear the call from deep inside us, when we feel that knowing in our heart of hearts that tells us it's time for a...

What Hawaii Can Teach Us About Seizing The Day

Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living

There's a saying in the Aloha state: "Lucky we live Hawaii." You see it on shirts, hats, bumper stickers, surfboards and -- perhaps most prolifically ...

Living in a Rut

Ree Varcoe | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ree Varcoe

Many people would have us believe that going through life as though on a well-worn path can promote apathy, boredom and even anxiety. There are oodles of books urging us to find the new us and step out of our comfort zones.

4 Things You Need To Know About Being Fearless

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

If "fear" didn't exist, what risks would you take? The question may inspire endless fantasies (and please, spend some time relfecting), but it also...

Finding My Place in the Anxiety Generation

Genevieve Adams | Posted 04.16.2013 | Comedy
Genevieve Adams

How do we survive the daily catastrophes of our over-programmed, plugged-in lives? Since middle school, like many of my peers, I have dealt with anxiety. Yet I have overcome a lot of my fear of uncertainty: in the rehearsal room, on the stage, and with a script.

Be Fearless: Find Certainty In The Midst Of Uncertainty

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Fear is about uncertainty. It's about not being able to predict what will happen next. This unpredictability breeds anxiety. And in the midst of uncertainty, fearless people react very differently than fearful ones do.

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.

WATCH: Find Yourself... and Quit Being Lost

Rhonda Britten | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

Have you ever yearned to express your purpose, find direction or do something meaningful, yet instead you find yourself stalled, stuck or stopped?

My Fear Toolkit

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 07.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

Fear has a way of sliding in through the back door, oozing between my thoughts, thrusting itself into any and all thinking if I allow it to. So I've learned I have to cut it off at the pass.

Fight Fearlessly: Learn To Resolve Conflicts With Courage (VIDEO)

Terri Cole | Posted 07.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Fearless fighting is a skill that I have no doubt you can learn. Resolving conflicts with empathy and kindness is deeply satisfying and supports the pure potential of your relationship.

The Language Of Fear: Are You Speaking It?

Rhonda Britten | Posted 07.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

There's something I know about fear: It sucks. But the other thing I know is that fear is part of being human.

Living a Courageous Life

Carolyn Ziel | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Ziel

Trying to live a fearless life is to set yourself up for failure. Instead, set yourself up for success by working at living a courageous life.

Embracing Discomfort -- What it means to Be Fearless

Judith Hammerman | Posted 12.21.2011 | Women
Judith Hammerman

I started thinking about this kind of fear during a time where I'd had a few personal and professional wins and just as many set backs. For awhile I just observed, but then I started realizing everything I wanted in life was just on the other side of comfort.

Tips for Aging with Health, Beauty and Peace of Mind

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The most important lesson I've learned is this: it's the small, simple changes that can have the biggest impact on aging with health, vitality, beauty, and grace.

Manage Fear So It Doesn't Manage You

Lauren Mackler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Mackler

If you're living life from a place of fear, you're not free to take risks or pursue your dreams.