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How To Actually Do The Thing That Scares The Bejesus Out Of You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

So those of you who regularly read this blog will know that I can be a bit of a joke-cracker. It seems there are some days when I can't get a sentenc...

Even 'Queen' Helen Mirren Is Scared Of Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment

Helen Mirren played Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 movie "The Queen," a performance which earned her an Academy Award. Basically, talking to Mirren is...

10 Activities for the Fearsome Child in Extreme Sport Capital Queenstown, New Zealand

A.S. Chung | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel
A.S. Chung

Queenstown is an action packed alpine resort town filled with kid friendly activities from parasailing to bungy jumping. This extreme sport capital of...

4 Mind Tricks to Try When Anxiety Strikes

Farsh Askari | Posted 02.09.2017 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

When I see something that triggers anxiety, whether it's an actual physical manifestation or just in the mind's eye, I distract myself until my anxiety subsides. In my quest to recalibrate from distressed to de-stressed, I have found the following four quick-tricks to be, easy, practical, and effective anxiety antidotes.

'Walking Dead' Star Freaks Out Over Prank On 'Ellen'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment

Lauren Cohan deals with zombies all the time on "The Walking Dead," but nothing can prepare you for weird dudes jumping out of furniture. Cohan though...

What My Cancer Odyssey Taught Me About Fear

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 11.30.2015 | OWN

As we flex our knot of blood, which some call heart, we’re blessed and cursed to stumble through the searing moments that both threaten and enrich o...

It Is OK to Be Scared But Don't Yield

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 11.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

Our initial reaction to fear is helplessness, maybe even a doomsday scenario for some. And it is quite normal to feel so.

The Psychology of Halloween: 3 Reasons We Crave the Scare

Lisa T. Schlesinger | Posted 10.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa T. Schlesinger

Do you love scaring and being scared? Do you cherish the memories of Halloweens past? Do you collect decorations and costumes all year, waiting for t...

The Top 10 American Fears (And Why It Matters)

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.16.2015 | Healthy Living

It's not monsters under the bed or evil clowns that people in this country most are afraid of. In fact, Americans' fears are based more around non-fic...

Bruises, Batteries and Beauty: Life Lessons From One Long Night

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself on a mountain in the middle of the night. Again. Unlike the last time, this event wasn't quite so...traumatic. Though this a...

The House of Cards Effect

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment
Deirdre Maloney

If there's a fictional world you love but you know that it's dark and can negatively impact your mood or actions, then make sure you watch, listen to or read something lighter afterwards to balance it out.

Let's Get Personal

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Hubbie and I recently found ourselves engaging in two different... discussions. The first involved a whole lot of bickering... making for some cranky...

What's Up With All the Honking?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Honking is something that feels OK for many of us to do, but feels terribly personal when it happens to us. Honking may create sound on the outside, but it happens because we're not too happy inside... and we need a release.

Things You Learn When You're Lost on a Big, Fat Mountain

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Today's post is a bit different. It's a somewhat intense tale. Get ready. And please don't judge me. It begins after a good dose of "you can do it D...

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 ...

This Is a Test -- Let's Play

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Once I decided to leave the gym I desperately tried to figure out what would replace it... the class or the boot camp or the activity that would be the right fit now.

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.

When Stupid, Ugly Numbers Freak You Out

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

So I got my credit card statement yesterday. Immediately my heartbeat picked up speed. After all, my spending has been a bit... shall we say... activ...

Feel the Fear and Do Me Anyway: I know My Disability Scares You; Here's Why That's Okay

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

I can always tell when a guy that I am about to hang out (read: date or hookup) with is afraid or apprehensive about my disability. The signs are tell tale, and any cripple who has tried to go on a date or a hook up has undoubtedly experienced this in one way or another.

3 Ways to Embrace Your Business and Workplace Fear

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

We all battle fear and nerves. Think of a time when you beat fear. You got the deal, aced the presentation or cracked the Rubix cube. You did the following in each of those cases:

This Is Scarily Nice

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.24.2013 | Comedy

Watch Justin Stuart and friends sneak up behind unsuspecting strangers, and... WAM... give them a really nice compliment. It's scarily nice. Th...

How I Learned to Relax and Enjoy the Ride

Kyle McMahon | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Kyle McMahon

My worst fear about that situation had come and gone without a hitch. I had built all of that fear and anxiety up for nothing. I had told myself that disaster was just a squeaky wheel away and completely missed the opportunity to relax and enjoy the ride as Andrew had.

WATCH: Pug vs. Spider

Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy

In this epic battle between a spider and a pug, the simple fact is confirmed; when it comes to icky insects, dogs and humans are more alike than we th...

'Scared Straight': A Good Idea

Stacey Honowitz | Posted 10.28.2012 | Crime
Stacey Honowitz

The courtroom has become the theater. Some kids are so used to being coddled that they never believe they could end up being "in custody." They think that getting a "good lawyer" will walk them out of the courtroom and out of responsibility.

How To Transform Your Fear

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Many of us run away or hide from our fears because they seem scary, uncomfortable, or embarrassing. We also erroneously think we "shouldn't" have them or that we are somehow "wrong" for feeling scared.