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Overcoming Fears

Recurring Dream Changed My Waking Life

Sari Sheehan | Posted 09.24.2015 | 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.

6 Ways to Kill Fear and Move Forward

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 09.11.2015 | 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

The Key to Success

Kevin Seldon | Posted 09.09.2015 | 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.

8 Ways to Be a Great Host

Debra Fine | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Debra Fine

There's plenty of information on how to be a great guest. But being a great host is a true skill. Sure, the right mix of music, food, drink, and lighting is key (I could talk for days about light dimmers. I won't. But I could.), but how do you become an amazing host? Here are some tricks.

Calling All Young Ladies for FIRST Robotics

Natalie Kalin | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science
Natalie Kalin

If you are a woman--good. There's no finer thing to be. Actually, I take that back. A finer thing is to be a woman AND to be in FIRST Robotics. ...

3 Reasons I Haven't Told People I'm Doing IVF

Melissa Miles McCarter | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Melissa Miles McCarter

I am afraid because it means having to do a lot of explaining about a subject that is emotionally difficult to talk about with others.

5 Ways To Overcome Your Kitchen Fears

Katie Cavuto MS RD | Posted 06.23.2015 | Taste
Katie Cavuto MS RD

Are you curious how you can tackle your kitchen fears and make cooking feel fun and approachable? Here are five tips that will make whipping up a healthy meal much less scary.

An Apology Letter to My Wounded Heart

Dina Strada | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women
Dina Strada

I invite all of you to let down your own walls. The ones you may have built around your heart to avoid pain. That is an impossible dream. Move forward with courage and abandon. Trust that the next time will be different. The mystery of what the universe has in store for you next awaits you.

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

Steve McSwain | Posted 04.24.2015 | 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...

Equine Coaching: What Horses Can Teach Us About Personal Growth

Kate Neligan | Posted 01.18.2015 | Impact
Kate Neligan

There is a reason why Winston Churchill said, "There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man." He knew something about the equine species that many of us are just learning now.

5 Reasons You Should Keep Pushing Past Your Doubts

Tiana Patrice | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Tiana Patrice

Entrepreneurship isn't easy. If it were, everyone would be doing it. But it's totally worth it. Here are 5 reasons you should keep pushing through even when times get hard.

I Won't Let My Disability Stop Me From Breaking All The Rules

Hannah Zack | Posted 10.15.2014 | Teen
Hannah Zack

Little did my disability know, that when I jumped out of the airplane, I left it behind. With every passing second that I was in free fall, I felt every layer of fear, resentment and shame I've experienced during my life, peeling right off of me.

It's Your Life You Get to Choose: 7 Tools to Help You Get What You Want

Marilyn Tam | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Waiting for something or someone to give you what you want in your life is abdication of your free will and choice. Yet we've all had occasions when w...

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.

The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself

Jack Nadel | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Jack Nadel

When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1933, he was advising an anxious nation that fear itself was the...

Ziplining and Facing My Fears to Step Into My Greatness

Sarina Tomel | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Monkey see, monkey do in Monteverde, Costa Rica! From witnessing monkeys hanging in the trees right outside our hotel doors, to ziplining through the ...

Showing Up for Myself: Traveling, Realizations, Life-Changing Moments!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Right before I booked my GAdventures Volcano Trail tour through Central America, I had a conversation with one of my close friends, Nicole. After I sh...

Releasing the Need of Acceptance and Fear of Being Judged: Choosing to Live Life With Intention!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Let's decide to journey together with a clear intentional statement for how we want to live our lives today and everyday thereafter! Come from the fee...

What Do You Mean I Have to Give a Speech?

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
SidneyAnne Stone

The fear of public speaking is one that plagues many. However, more and more of us are expected, or even required, to do it on a regular basis. Here are some relatively simple tips that can make the process a little easier.

Actually, Who Are You Not to Be?

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

I was on the brink of psyching myself out into playing small. We all do this. It really is our own light that frightens us the most.

Be Fearless: Make the Impossible Possible

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Your beliefs are powerful. If you believe something is impossible, that belief will erode your confidence and turn that impossible belief into a self-fulfilling prophecy.

How to Do More of What You Love

Marcia Wieder | Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcia Wieder

Now is the time to make space for a deeper and more profound relationship with yourself. Ask yourself if not now, when? Stop the cycle of procrastination you may have developed over the years.

Seeing the Riverbed and Overcoming Fear

Henriette Lazaridis | Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Henriette Lazaridis

When you're sitting in your hip-wide rowing shell and you look down to suddenly see sticks, and leaves and maybe even a fish beneath you in the silt, the view can come as quite a shock.

Overcoming Self-Doubt, From Heart To Heart

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

I believe that doubt is the No. 1 killer of the human spirit. And it is imperative that we see it and address it and shake it loose. With fear, you can still feel the adrenaline and get the energy to overcome it, but doubt can paralyze you and you don't even feel it.

On Overcoming a Debilitating Fear... of Turtles

Ani Vrabel | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York
Ani Vrabel

It's not a great exaggeration to say that last weekend, I walked into my own worst nightmare: the New York Turtle & Tortoise Society's annual Turtle and Tortoise Show. I had decided it was time to kick my ridiculous phobia -- and I figured an unconventional fear deserved an unconventional attempt to beat it.