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See Worry As Self-Harassment And Fear As A Friend

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.05.2016 | Impact
Kare Anderson

"Whenever you've felt profound fear, it was usually linked to the presence of danger, imminent pain or death, said security firm founder and author of...

Anxiety Is A Game Of Whack-A-Mole

Sheryl Paul | Posted 06.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sheryl Paul

That's why anxiety is a game of whack-a-mole: if you whack down one mole (thought) without addressing it from the root, another will quickly appear in its place.

What's The Best Way To Relieve Stress And Worry? Think About Your Own Mortality

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

My company works with some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in America. As I travel the country working with their sales and management teams, the...

Why Worry -- Where Does It Get You?

Michael Feeley | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

Think about this. Every second we live we are moving into the future. The future becomes the now. It's right next to living in the present so why not live now -- live free -- welcome the unknown and stop worrying.

12 Worries Every Entrepreneur Has (Or They Are Lying)

Doug A. Sandler | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Doug A. Sandler

Worry. Does it hold you back or does it motivate you as you build your business, make plans for your future, and follow your dreams? That's the millio...

10 Lessons The Birds Taught Me About Worry

Kelly Balarie | Posted 06.06.2016 | Women
Kelly Balarie

I spun like a crazed woman on a treadmill, except for the fact that I was actually on an elliptical. My arms moved as if they were ready to punch the world right out of my way. I was really going to finally get myself somewhere. I was going to knee pressing issues right out of the way.

It's Not Up to You to 'Figure It All Out'

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Notice your inner mind chatter. Observe it, but don't attach to it. Recognize it as fear and only fear, as the thoughts are not of your higher self, but wounded parts of yourself. Love them and let them pass.

I Got a Thank You From My Daughter!

Sandy Thomas | Posted 05.23.2016 | Parents
Sandy Thomas

Like many parents, I sometimes feel overworked and under appreciated. A golden opportunity presented itself today, and I did not hesitate to take action. My daughter Mabel asked for my help. She was leaving for a rehearsal and needed to respond to a couple of time sensitive emails. When she handed me her laptop she handed me the means of reparation.

8 Practices to Re-Script Your Self-Story

Dr. Colleen Georges | Posted 05.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Colleen Georges

Here's eight practices to RE-SCRIPT your self-story from one that limits your plot to one that continuously expands it:

Don't Worry, Be Happy!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Such reflection interrupts and weakens habituated thought patterns that may create anxiety and confusion. This may not always be enough to put you into a mood of ecstatic bliss, but it will at least put a little more breathing room into your life. And that sure beats the alternative!

I'm Worried to Death About...

Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio | Posted 05.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio

What I've taken away from all of this is that worrying does not serve to assist anything. Taking action does.

Simple Sisters

Amanda Waggener | Posted 05.10.2016 | Religion
Amanda Waggener

And with that I was off to pick up kids from after school activities and to argue with them over the music volume in the car. I could sense that my Mary-N-Martha-Prayer had as much significance and was a lot less stressful than my typical pray-with-instructions prayer I usually did.

Teaching Yourself to 'Sit' and 'Stay'

Diana Lang | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Diana Lang

From a spiritual perspective there is a perfect time for everything. We can stay busy and distracted by chasing after every squirrel, or we can wait for right timing.

How I Learned To Appreciate What's Right In Front Of Me

Jill Robbins | Posted 05.09.2016 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

Every headache is a potential brain tumor and each new freckle might be malignant melanoma -- this is how my brain works. I don't run to the doctor over every ache and bump but I'm quick to climb the crazy tree with my good friend 'what-if.'

How Much Worry is Too Much Worry in a Child?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.03.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

We want our children to be polite, follow expectations, be rule followers, but not to the point where they're always afraid they'll make a mistake or hurt someone's feelings. Then they're anxiety ridden and may need our help to let them just be themselves with flaws and errors along the way.

Why Are We Always Looking for Certainty in Our Lives?

Allison Carmen | Posted 04.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Carmen

These are just a few ways we can start to reduce our need for certainty. Be gentle with yourself and see if you can build some resilience to face the unknown road ahead.

11 Totally BS Things Life Is Too Short For

Rachael Yahne | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Life is too short! Especially for these 11 common worries that just aren't worth your energy.

Self-Esteem and Night Bicycling

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.22.2016 | Fifty
Peter Mandel

It's a new strange truth of contemporary life. There are those among us who are immune to accident: safe from slipping on soap, or getting plastered by a passing bus.

How to Stop Worrying

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

Too much worrying can bring on an anxiety state that has real, physiological consequences, not just emotional.

A Simple Practice You Can Do Now to Change the Past

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 03.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Worry. We all do it. But let's break it down for a minute. Can we change our habitual patterns to bring more peace, power, and joy? We think we can't...

6 Things Worry-Free People Do To Avoid Stress

Kayla Matthews | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

There are plenty of other things you can do to become less of a worrier, but this is a good place to start. After all, the worst thing that can happen is you take some extra breaks, get in better shape and make your life a little easier.

6 Ways To Stop Overthinking Everything

Amy Morin | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Putting an end to rehashing, second-guessing, and catastrophic predictions is easier said than done. But with consistent practice, you can limit your negative thinking patterns:

If You Worry A Lot, Read This

Darius Foroux | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Darius Foroux

The day that I decided to quit my last job and the day that I handed in my notice were almost 90 days apart. In those three months, I worried -- a...

Anxiety Is Inherent to Motherhood, and That's Not All Bad

Carly Snyder, MD | Posted 02.03.2016 | Parents
Carly Snyder, MD

The 'What Ifs' of motherhood can boil down to instinctual anxiety about our children's safety, the drive to protect, and awareness that we can't stave off every hazard. Anxiety is often considered the enemy, something to be avoided. However, in many ways, maternal predisposition to anxiety can be seen as a positive, adaptive process.

Carry That Weight

Phil Corless | Posted 01.15.2016 | Parents
Phil Corless

"Carry me, daddy!" My son, all of 5 years and 50 pounds, did a little dance in front of me, waving his arms in the air, insistent that I bend down an...