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Overcoming Fear

Happiness And Inner Peace During Turbulent Times

Marilyn Tam | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn Tam

We have the opportunity to seek out the good and to learn and develop the positive from the present agony. This can be a challenge when we are witnessing unspeakable devastation. Below are five ideas to help you claim your equanimity and balance again.

The 3 Culprits That Keep You From Being The Best Version Of You

Kingsley Grant | Posted 07.05.2016 | Fifty
Kingsley Grant

So many people are not living up to their full potential. Maybe you are one of those who aren't. Have you ever wondered why? One of the most common response I hear to the reason why, has to do with the topic of fear. Granted, this is a huge blockage. It gets in the way at almost every stage.

How One Writer Overcame Her Fears and Got a Second Chance

Lisa Kerr | Posted 06.25.2016 | Books
Lisa Kerr

A few weeks ago I was on a plane having an epiphany about second chances and perfectionism while watching a film. The film was Burnt and the story wa...

Islamophobia Is More About Phobia Than Islam--A Christian Perspective

John Barton | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
John Barton

Recently a flight from Philadelphia to Syracuse was delayed two hours, stalled on the runway, because one passenger became concerned when she perceive...

How to Overcome the Top 3 Fears of Quitting a Job You Don't Like

Lydia Lee | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Lydia Lee

I speak to countless people who complain about their lives and say they want to quit their jobs, but who stay put year after year. I get it, I was there myself once. Understanding what is preventing you from taking action is one of the most important ways to move forward.


Elle Phillips | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Elle Phillips

Fear. A four letter word that packs a lot of punch. This little sucker keeps us trapped, playing small and giving up on our dreams. It convinces us of a distorted reality in which we are the victim and only 'bad' things can happen to us. The continual monologue of all things that could, would and will go wrong.

How To Let Go Of Fear And Lean Into Love

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 05.25.2016 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Fear has shown up in my life as depression, low self esteem, lack of self worth, sadness, shame, lack of confidence, comparison, resentment, illness, regret. Fear keeps us living small lives. We were not meant to live small lives.

What I Learned From My Romantic Vacation Alone

Laurel Moll | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel
Laurel Moll

Don't get me wrong, I love to travel with friends, family, or with a lover, but I am so happy I experienced a solo trip, and I'll definitely do it again (though next time I'll probably pick a spot that's less packed with honeymooners).

Can Curiosity Enhance Life Satisfaction?

Sari Sheehan | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Sari Sheehan

I was ready to shake myself out of the daily routine and go curiosity-hunting. I would use the first two things that came to mind to stimulate my curiosity.

San Diego and The Art of Letting Go

Celinne Da Costa | Posted 05.16.2016 | Travel
Celinne Da Costa

A photo posted by Celinne Da Costa (@thenomadsoasis) on Dec 11, 2015 at 4:13pm PST While I've always felt a magnetic pull towards San Diego, I co...

Leverage Your Fear of Failure to Become More Successful Than You Imagined

Ajay Yadav | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Ajay Yadav

No one likes to fail. We live in a culture of achievement and success. We hear about the Oscar nominations, the Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge...

10 Ways to get Over Hideous Feelings of Fear Creeping in at the Worst Times When Trying to Execute your Plans and Dreams

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Sky Mandala Marcano

Most of us have severe feelings of fear wash over us at the most in opportune times in our life and business. I think the human spirit includes feelin...

Cultivating Discipline in Your Business

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

When I think about important elements for generating forward motion as a business owner, discipline is a "building block" concept that comes to the forefront of the mind. As a result, I'd like to provide advice on how to cultivate discipline in your business.

Why Quitting Writing Was the Best Thing That Happened to Me

Lisa Kerr | Posted 05.02.2016 | Women
Lisa Kerr

Quitting gave me what I needed to feel healthy again; it gave me the distance from what (and who) was unhealthy for me. I needed to enjoy writing again without the self-imposed pressure to publish with a leading agent.

How I Turned Fear Into Fuel

Jazmine Aluma | Posted 04.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jazmine Aluma

I'm sure some fears have already popped up. Acknowledge them. Ask yourself, what are you afraid would happen if you let your curiosity guide you? Now, what are you afraid would happen if you didn't? This is where we find the good stuff -- the motivation to keep going.

A Very Powerful Idea to Crush Any Fear

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

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Building Lessons: How I Conquered the Table Saw

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 04.26.2016 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

The #pinterestfail hashtag should serve as warning, but like most people caught in the thralls of Pinterest DIY induced mania, I ignored logic and my current skill set and entered the search term: DIY Pergola.

How to re-frame your marketing fears

Marcela Macias | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Marcela Macias

Do you have marketing fears that prevent you from promoting your business in a way that will make it grow as you dream? I think we all do, to some ex...

4 Ways To Start Living Midlife With Purpose

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 04.14.2016 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Midlife is the time to show up. It's time to stop messing about. It's time to honor ourselves and our abilities. Life is too short, and we all know people who've been taken from this life way too soon. We owe it to them to live our life to the very fullest.

How to Stop Being Afraid

Connor Ondriska | Posted 04.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Connor Ondriska

Most of us spend our lives afraid to take risks. We're scared to go out of our comfort zone and try new things. Doing something new scares us. Not necessarily because it is dangerous, but because of reasons I will go on to explain.

15 Effective Tips for the Nervous Flyer

A.S. Chung | Posted 04.11.2016 | Travel
A.S. Chung

Flying can invoke fear in many people for a myriad of different reasons. Some are scared of turbulence or the feeling of falling whilst others are afr...

The Guilt Trip Sidetrack: 3 Decisions You Should Never Feel Bad About

Sara Uzer | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Sara Uzer

When it comes to bettering yourself in some way, your overall success can ultimately be attributed to a series of small initiatives. Breaking your plan down into gradual steps -- rather than jumping in head first -- can allow you to perceive the goal as more realistic or achievable.

Are You Sexually Confused... Or Scared?

Zachary Zane | Posted 03.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Zachary Zane

I didn't think bisexuality was an option, at least in the beginning. By the end, I knew it was a valid sexuality, but still, something was holding me back. The label seemed more daunting than identifying as gay or frankly anything else.

Coulrophobia is Real

Melissa Palmer | Posted 03.21.2016 | Comedy
Melissa Palmer

Lest you ever think the fear of clowns is a made up thing, it isn't. It's not even a fear in my case, but an overwhelming feeling of unease or the urg...

Fear Is a Four Letter Word

Elin Stebbins Waldal | Posted 03.21.2016 | Fifty
Elin Stebbins Waldal

Today my fear rides shotgun. Maybe one day I will manage to wrestle it into the backseat, maybe even the trunk. Better yet, perhaps there will come a time when fear will only be briefly glimpsed in the side view mirror.