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What I Know About Fear

What I Know About Fear Now That I'm In My 60s

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.17.2013 | Women
Ann Brenoff

The older I get, the less time I have for uninteresting people, meaningless chatter and days wasted pleasing strangers.

What I Know About Fear Now That I'm In My 50s

Shelley Emling | Posted 05.16.2013 | Women
Shelley Emling

I'm no longer afraid of change but I still get nervous when a train approaches, and the wind whips around me, and I'm certain for just a second that I'll get knocked onto the tracks.

What I Know About Fear Now That I'm In My 40s

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women
Devon Corneal

In her new book "Lean In," Sheryl Sandberg notes the ways in which fear can hold women back and the importance of pushing through that fear. She write...

9 Things I Know About Fear Now That I'm In My 30s

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 05.14.2013 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

I think of fear as an imaginary friend, but the kind you don't dismiss along with childhood's other phantoms.

What I Know About Fear Now That I'm In My 20s

Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.07.2013 | Women
Nina Bahadur

My specific anxiety revolves around spaces I can't get out of, but the tendrils are far-reaching. There was a point in my life where a low-level terror had an effect on everything I did, and I was too ashamed to talk about it -- even with people who were close to me.