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How Focusing on God Brings Peace

Brooke Metz | Posted 03.04.2015 | Religion
Brooke Metz

I didn't have the little crucifix with me last night, but I did have the power of the Holy Spirit within me, and I had Jesus sitting right beside me. Why should I worry?

Getting Rid of Worry

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Zarrin

When we're confronted with news that could be good or bad, our minds tend to side with the bad. And the important thing to note is, we've programmed ourselves with this mindset of worry and fear.

My Child Won't Go to School: School Avoidance and What to Do

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 02.11.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

It is important that we remember that children want to succeed and feel good. When they are avoiding or refusing to go to school (their job), it means something isn't right for them and it is our job as parents and educators to figure it out.

8 Ways to Sustain Your Inner Connection No Matter What's Happening Around You

Laurie Seymour | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurie Seymour

Life is full of all kinds of noise. Consider how your whole body gets impacted by daily life. Right now, as you read this, is your body tight? Do you...

7 Tools for Facing Fear and Self-Doubt

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Fear. Worry. Self-doubt. They can keep us frozen in our tracks, unable to move forward no matter how much our heart is yearning for change in our lives.

7 Ways to Help Your Child Through Anxiety

Jodi Aman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Parents
Jodi Aman

As parents, it is our job to keep our children safe. But how can we save them from their own minds?

27 Common Things That Prevent Our Happiness

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Instead of looking outwards for happiness, simply look within at all the ways you are preventing yourself from being happy in this very moment -- and work on letting them go. To get you started, here are 27 common things that prevent our happiness.

I Didn't Read the Fine Print on the Mom Contract

Jessica Bensten | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents
Jessica Bensten

People always tell you when you become a mother, you'll understand a new level of love. With that love comes a big old asterisk in the fine print of the motherhood contract.

Are You a Worrier or a Warrior?

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

My mother in-law used to say "If you worry you die, if you don't worry you die, so why worry." None of her offspring are worriers either. Is it because they learned from an early age that worry is such a total waste of time? Or could it be that they are 'warriors' rather than 'worriers'?

This Is a Test -- Let's Play

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.27.2015 | 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.

Mothering In the Blind Spot

Lisa Sadikman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Lisa Sadikman

Why hadn't I seen it earlier? Why hadn't I pressed the doctor sooner, trusted my instincts? In my determination to be a reasonable, rational mother, I'd pushed away the possibility of harm and hurt and less-than. Because my love could not bear that worry, I'd created my own blind spot.

Why You Should Try Not To Worry Alone

Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl The best way to prevent yourself from becoming paralyzed with worry, writes psychiatrist Edward M. Hallowel...

How to Handle the 'Fondue Effect'

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Yes, life is for the living. And fondue can be awesome when the time is right. The trick is just remembering how those little bits can add up... and knowing how to keep them from doing so.

Why Pray When You Can Worry Instead?

Kathleen Pasley | Posted 01.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kathleen Pasley

January is upon us. For me, this is no kidding time -- when I find myself either starting to implement that list of resolutions I made on New Year's ...

Unanswered Questions

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.25.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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8 Things Guaranteed to Happen to You in the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Enjoy the awesome stuff and make the most of it. And when the not-so-awesome stuff comes your way... allow it to happen, do your best to stay calm, deal with it, and know that it's on its way out, too.

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...

How Worrying Less Will Make You More Successful

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living

Few things in life are more disheartening than failing to reach our goals. But what if the problem lies in the way we set goals in the first place? Fo...

You Can Heal a Worry Addiction!

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

It is not easy to stop worrying when you have been practicing worrying for most of your life. In order for me to stop worrying, I needed to recognize that the belief that worry has control over outcomes is a complete illusion.

How Anxiety Affects Your Child's Self-Esteem

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 01.31.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

As parents, we want our children to go into the world of school, peers and friendships, and life feeling happy, confident and valued. We do our best to fortify their self-confidence within the home so that they are equipped to be strong and successful in the rest of the world.

5 Steps to a More Mindful Thanksgiving

Jennifer Taitz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Taitz

Over the past few weeks, my clients and I have thought a lot about navigating family disappointments, anticipating loneliness, and making wise plans. To truly find thanks, we need to consider more than pumpkin pie recipes and holiday sales.

Deepening Gratitude

Michelle Bersell | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Bersell

When you have a sense of gratitude, life tends to feel more fulfilling and perhaps even magical! With Thanksgiving closing in, I couldn't help myself, and had to share an amazingly simple yet powerful gratitude practice.

The One New Year's Resolution I Really Need To Keep

Linda Wolff | Posted 01.25.2015 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

The end of the year brings family gatherings, parties, and hopefully some reflection. Like many people at the end of the year, I write a list of New Year's Resolutions. This is something I look forward to every year and always with great enthusiasm. Often, this involves a lot of cutting and pasting from the previous year: Talk on the phone instead of text, read more, workout more, learn to cook, lose five pounds ... the usual.

How to Like Your Life More

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's up to us to remember why it excited us, and to ask ourselves if it still does. It's up to us to ask ourselves how we can make it fun again, perhaps in a new way. And then it's up to us to do it.

The One Question Every Parent Should Quit Asking

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 01.20.2015 | Parents
Scott Dannemiller

In an effort to prepare our kids for the dog-eat-dog, competitive world before them, we fill their days with activity. Schedule them from dawn to dusk to maximize their potential. So they can learn. And grow. But I fear that in our quest to help them, we may actually be hurting them.