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Overcoming Fear

Women, Ask For What You Want!

Jeena Cho | Posted 02.26.2015 | Women
Jeena Cho

If I could encourage women to do one thing, it would be to ask for what you want. Stop overthinking every simple (and not so simple) request, and just ask! Ask without apology.

Don't Allow Your Limitations to Define You!

Amy Oraefo | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Oraefo

As you progress through the journey of achieving your dreams, you will be able to clearly realize that the most difficult limitations and circumstances actually served as necessary tools that helped you become a better version of yourself.

Yes, You Can Actually Be Scared To Death

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living

As it turns out, being "scared to death" isn't just a saying. A new video from ASAP Science, a YouTube channel that provides your "weekly dose of ...

Living With Fear: How I'm Learning to Manage Mine

Steve McSwain | Posted 02.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Steve McSwain

I think I have always lived slightly afraid of something. • I am not afraid of being attacked like a soldier must feel on a battlefield. • I am n...

5 Ways to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Dream

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

We all have a dream. To do the very thing that we love to do that makes us feel fulfilled, vibrant, and more alive. The very thing that excites us every day and leaves us in a state of wonder over all of our opportunities for creation.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 02.17.2015 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

Being an entrepreneur means consistently keeping yourself "in play" in this type of situation. Where you don't know what's coming next, yet you're committed to getting through whatever comes your way.

The Art of Being Alive Series: Why Life Is Beautiful

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 02.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Adedayo Fashanu

I write for anyone wondering and asking why am I here, why should I keep on going, what about this life is so beautiful that I should want to smile in my day?

What Failing Compared to Gwyneth Paltrow Taught Me

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

My senior year of high school was charmed. I was voted senior class president, most popular girl and Homecoming queen. It was obvious I was destined f...

Mommy is in the Mosh Pit

Holley Perry | Posted 02.05.2015 | Parents
Holley Perry

What am I teaching my daughters by not facing my fear? This year, I'm going to get in the pit. I'm going to do it to show my girls that age is a number, but music is timeless.

I'm Coming Out -- as Me

Corey Prachniak | Posted 02.03.2015 | Gay Voices
Corey Prachniak

I'm writing this post today to come out, even if I'm still processing how I feel. I do so with the self-serving purposes of feeling validated and relieved, of seeking guidance and support, and of putting others on notice so that maybe I can feel more respected.

The Art of Being Alive Series: 5 lessons From Real Stories to Inspire Us to Live Fully Alive

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 02.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Adedayo Fashanu

I'm inspired by sweet popping possibility, hope, joy. I'm inspired by the messages I receive from people and the friends and family who are kicking ass and taking names. I'm inspired by happiness, and by the burning truth that deep down, we are enough, that now is beautiful, and that things get better.

The First Thing To Do When You're Facing The Unknown

OWN | Posted 01.23.2015 | OWN

Life is full of scary unknowns: How will I cope when a loved one dies? Can I handle being a parent? What do I do if my doctor calls with bad news? W...

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: How Do I Come Up With a Business Idea?

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 01.22.2015 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

When starting a business, the risks come as part of the deal. It can be nerve-wracking, but it's also part of the beauty that makes up the world of entrepreneurship.

Know What You Can Emotionally and Financially Afford to Lose

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 01.15.2015 | Money
Kathleen Gurney

Why is it that some investors make rational decisions, stick with their choices and strategies, while others act out their emotions and make bad investment decisions?

Fear-Based Management Can Set You Free

Rena DeLevie | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Rena DeLevie

You're called into the boss's office. When you get there, a colleague is waiting. It's clear neither of you have any idea what's going on. Your bos...

A Writer's Guide to Surviving Trauma

Diriye Osman | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Diriye Osman

Whenever readers ask me how I started writing, I find myself stumped, because I know people want their anecdotes edited and perfectly formed. The real...

Helping the Anxious and Sensitive Child in the Classroom

Gary Nelson | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Gary Nelson

Children who suffer from anxiety disorders have mixed feelings about school. Most of them want to attend, but too often fear stops them from reaching their potential. The good news is, children are malleable, and fears can be conquered.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Getting Family and Friends to Journey With You

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 02.17.2015 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

While I don't remember our entire exchange, I distinctly remember firmly telling him "It's happening." I said this with so much resolve that he could only respond with "okay."

3 Things To Do When You're Scared To Date Again

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.11.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

I didn't trust myself. I didn't believe in my own abilities. Most of all, I didn't believe that I deserved happy, fulfilling and loving relationships.

Making Peace With Fear

Angie Andrews | Posted 02.09.2015 | Women
Angie Andrews

I believe that in any area of our life where we feel stuck, there is fear, and fear causes resistance. I would encourage you to look into what your desires are, what your fears are and where you are encountering resistance. These are the areas that require your attention.

What If Someone Told You to Jump Off a Cliff

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 01.19.2015 | Impact
Robin Amos Kahn

I was one of those kids in school whose hand always shot up with answers. Well, to clarify, that was in history and English -- and probably not ever in math or science.

Fear Is a Gift

Susan Pearse | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Pearse

So next time you feel fear, realize that it is a gift. Take a moment to say, "Thank you, brain." It's doing its job to keep you safe. But then ask yourself, "What do I need to pay attention to here?" That's where you begin unwrapping the real gift.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Destination Adaptive Environment

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 01.11.2015 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

As an entrepreneur, you create the rules and regulations as you go along. If the rules serve a higher purpose, then you can keep them. If they do nothing but waste time, you can toss them, no questions asked.

Traveling Is Healing For Me

C. David Moody, Jr. | Posted 11.07.2014 | Travel
C. David Moody, Jr.

Even all banged up from my bike accident, I felt the healing powers of traveling and being outdoors in nature. I knew two things: I was going to overcome my imaginary fear of going to Europe, and traveling was healing for me.

How Bill Gates And Mark Zuckerberg Conquer Fear To Succeed

| Kevin Duam | Posted 11.07.2014 | Small Business

This country has a great admiration for entrepreneurs. Many people hold up leaders like Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and Mark Zuckerberg as heroes, ma...