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Overcoming Fear

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: How Do I Handle the Inevitable Challenges?

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

In making the decision to walk the road between employment and entrepreneurship, it's important to approach things with a clear and open perspective.

Recurring Dream Changed My Waking Life

Sari Sheehan | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Sari Sheehan

The most significant was a recurring dream that spanned 12 years. The tiger dream started when I was 6 years old and concluded just before I turned 18. This dream had such an impact on my life that it propelled me forward in a way I could only have imagined.

How to Light a Match

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 09.14.2016 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

I woke to the sound of loud voices, people shouting, and hurried movements. I was stiff from sleeping curled up in a tight ball (to keep warm) on a ha...

Taming the Dragon: Risk Demystified

Amanda Yuill | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
Amanda Yuill

Taming the Dragon by User "Andy" (CC BY-ND 2.0), via Flickr. As humans, we tend to fear the unknown. If a person or situation is familiar, we know wh...

6 Ways to Kill Fear and Move Forward

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 09.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Lindsey Kesel

So whether you're dying to get back to dating after a broken heart or just trying to get to the gym, this little medley of suggestions for killing fear is an amalgam of personal advice and philosophical ideas

So They Rejected You

Melinda Parrish | Posted 09.10.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

After a while, you realize that succeeding in any endeavor isn't about having a perfect track record and getting it right every single time. It's about evolving, leaving behind what doesn't work and holding on to the bits that do.

The Key to Success

Kevin Seldon | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Seldon

The thing about success is that you have to be willing to leave the luxury and safety of the shore. The good news is: Most of the time, the fears we create for ourselves are far worse than any reality has to offer.

Forever Gutless, Forever Grateful

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 09.03.2016 | Arts
Amy Oestreicher

As a performer, all I want to do is give back to the world. Being up on stage and singing is one part of the joy, but what brings the process full circle is knowing that somewhere in the audience, I am affecting someone and making them think in a different way.

How I Got Over My Fear Of Flying

Thrillist | Posted 09.01.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

I'm afraid of a lot of things: spiders, rabies, eye contact -- but I once went an entire decade without setting foot on a plane, and that fear practically sucked the air out of my life. Then, last year, I got on a plane and haven't looked back since.

The Quick and Kind Way to Get Out of Fear and Stuckness

Anna Lovind | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Anna Lovind

Before you know it, you're out of the maze and the road ahead of you is open again. You barely know how it happened. You didn't work it out or fix any problem. All you did was to stay with it. You kept on moving, ever so slowly. And it changed everything.

The Psychology of Ghosting: Why People Do It and a Better Way to Break Up

Lantern | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Lantern

Chances are you've been "ghosted" before. "Ghosting" is when someone you're dating ends the relationship by cutting off all communication, without any explanation. And we're not talking about not getting a text back after one awkward OKCupid date, but receiving the ultimate silent treatment after several dates, or when you're in a committed relationship.

Are You Letting Hidden Fear Control Your Life?

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

Slay your dragons while they're young. Face your fears. And be willing to look at your life with an unflinching gaze. If you do, then you won't regret it.

How to Deal With Fear? Fear, Mindset and a New Life

Kasia Wezowski | Posted 07.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Kasia Wezowski

I believe that the mindset can affect whether we experience fear or not. You can live in two completely different realities depending on if you feel f...

Driving Lessons

Kathy Radigan | Posted 07.28.2016 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

I'm a mom, I drive. Nothing special or out of the ordinary about that. Or is there? Until the age of 34 I had never, ever, driven a car. After years of putting it off, one day I finally picked up the phone and called a driving school and vowed to get over my very big fear of driving.

Embarrassed About Your Finances? 3 Reasons to Let Go!

Zoë Foster | Posted 07.24.2016 | Women
Zoë Foster

Have you ever had that sudden panic at the supermarket checkout that you've forgotten your purse? Or worse, you realise once you've started bagging up your items that you don't have quite enough cash to pay the bill?

These 2 Things Are Anchoring You to Mediocrity

Sarah Peterson | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Sarah Peterson

You keep coming up with excuses. Yeah, you know they're excuses, but you can't stop yourself. Because if you don't try, you can't fail, right? And ...

Never Run From Fire or Fear

Peter Himmelman | Posted 07.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Peter Himmelman

The other day I was reading about the U.S. Marines and how they train to do something that's totally counter-intuitive. All the best trained armed for...

How Feeling Stuck or Discouraged May Be Your Cue to Do This

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Get a little scared, face the fear, it's good for us to step into what's uncomfortable -- it makes our world bigger. Besides, you have nothing to lose. As the saying goes, no one is getting out of here alive.

Why Should We Never Fear Fear?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.10.2016 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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3 Ways to Stop Hiding and Start Living

Stephanie Powell | Posted 07.08.2016 | Women
Stephanie Powell

For years I hid. Hid behind brands and labels, coats and hats, chef knives and hot pans, bullying and criticism of others, substances altering all reality and one harmful relationship after another. What or who are you hiding behind?

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: How to Exponentially Increase your Productivity

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 07.02.2016 | Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

You're in your budding days as an entrepreneur. You wake up and stare at the blank slate of a day that lies before you. When you think about all that you have to do, the blank slate becomes a tangle of items that you don't know how to prioritize.

How Top Performers Stay Calm and in Control in Times of Stress

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 06.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

Research shows that 90 percent of top performers manage stress by staying on top of their emotions. In other words, they don't allow emotions like fea...

Fear is Just One Big Joke

Jen Glantz | Posted 06.04.2016 | Women
Jen Glantz

Want to know how to get over that? How to get over the "I could never try that?" Have a staring contest with fear. Promise yourself whoever blinks first is the loser.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Time Is on Your Side

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

I was recently having a conversation with a colleague who quit his job to become an entrepreneur a few years ago. We were sharing the similarities of our journeys and remembered the euphoria we felt those first few months after leaving our desk jobs.

Love Yourself, There Is No Self... Which One Is It?

Ama Nkwa | Posted 05.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ama Nkwa

I really love the quote from Marcus Aurelius that Arianna quoted in the Thrive course: True understanding is to see the events of life in this way: ...