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Women and Fear

Mastering the Art of Living Fearlessly

Dr. Marcia Hootman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Dr. Marcia Hootman

We frequently hear stories of heroism from the ranks of the military. Activists all over the world speak out with little thought to their safety. These courageous people face situations we believe should evoke feelings of fear -- yet they do what they do anyway.

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...

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.

Women Should Choose Miracles Over Fear in 2013

Sheila Kelley | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Sheila Kelley

Gabrielle Bernstein is a bright and shining light, a feminine voice of great impact. When Gabby mentioned her new book, May Cause Miracles, I asked if we could sit down together and chat about our parallel missions to elevate the feminine in 2013.

Help Women Take The Stage

Harvard Business Review | Posted 02.23.2012 | Women

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, has been speaking out a lot lately about subtle dynamics that hold women back from reaching senior roles in business...

Do Men Really Fear Less Than Women?

The Huffington Post | Claire Gordon | Posted 12.16.2011 | Women

A lot of research has shown how women hide their aggression, lust, and other qualities once considered masculine in order to fulfill the feminine idea...

The Three Biggest Fears Women Have

Lisa Haisha | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

While our ancestors feared such things as being eaten by large and ferocious animals, people today have fears that are more about internal issues rather than external dangers.