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How to Change Bad Habits in 4 Easy Steps

Pragito Dove | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

Question: I cannot stop the habit of over-eating (worrying, being late, or whatever your habit is). Life is continuously changing; it is a flow. Ha...

How Can We Not Sweat the Big Stuff?

Allison Carmen | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Allison Carmen

Most often you begin to see that each situation you face has many possible outcomes and some of them might be better than you imagined. Maybe you will feel less stressed and worried about the SMALL stuff and the BIG stuff and more hopeful about what life has to offer!

Top 10 - 2 of 10: 8 Reasons Not to Worry

Richard Koch | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

This blog is the second most popular of all the blogs I have ever posted. Next week we will be revealing my number 1 blog. Everyone wants to worry le...

In Transition and in Doubt?

Victoria A. Tiller | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Victoria A. Tiller

Today was the first day of school for my children. The first day of school is always a time of excitement and uncertainty. This year the uncertainty is even more prevalent for my children. As I have mentioned before I am a military spouse.

Don't Borrow Trouble

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia." -- Charles M. Schulz Does your mind ever scamper out in f...

6 Tips to Reduce Our Children's Stress During the School Year

Allison Carmen | Posted 08.27.2015 | Parents
Allison Carmen

There is certainly a lot to explore regarding whether our children are being overworked and whether school homework policies should be examined. But what can we do for our children right now and during the rest of the school year to help them be less stressed and worried?

85 Percent of What We Worry About Never Happens

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

Five hundred years ago, Michel de Montaigne said: "My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened." Now there's a study that proves it. This study looked into how many of our imagined calamities never materialize.

6 Signs You Worry Too Much About What Others Think: Why It's a Problem and What to Do About It

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

This being true to your whole self -- this individuation -- isn't easy. It takes courage and perseverance, but in the long run it feels better. And for many people, bringing their unique offerings to the world is what gives their life meaning.

5 Things I Can't Worry About Anymore

Stephanie Harper | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harper

My focus should be on wellness, on getting better and continuing to learn how to cope with my situation, how to find joy and gratitude in my life, in the people who surround me. I should be focused on this. There are some things I just can't worry about anymore.

When the Fever Breaks...

Michael Neill | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

A few years ago, I had the experience of sitting up with the daughter of a friend as she went through a real-time nervous breakdown. A nearby psychiat...

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

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.03.2015 | 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...

Why Worry?

Sue Shanahan | Posted 07.29.2015 | Good News
Sue Shanahan

I've spent a good amount of my time on Earth fretting. A defense developed in childhood, worry was my talisman, my rabbit's foot. I believed it kept me safe. Delving into my spiritual yearning has brought me to a place of openness and questioning.

Look Right, Don't Look Wrong

Grace de Rond | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace de Rond

The goal is to manage our issues without being motivated by fear. By handling our problems effectively, we can de-power fear-based thoughts and keep a healthy, appreciative outlook in the present moment.

You Are Not Here to Be Liked!

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Allen Vaysberg

Are you liked by others? Are you stressed out over what others think of you? Is wearing the right brand name important to you? If you answered "y...

I'm a Bit of a Worrywart

Stacey Graham | Posted 07.13.2015 | Parents
Stacey Graham

I was an active yet clumsy child so I spent a majority of my time in arm casts, recovering from knee surgery, or in full leg braces. Thus, my spidey-sense is on high alert whenever my children attempt anything remotely dangerous, say... opening an olive jar without proper eye protection.

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

Leisa Peterson | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Leisa Peterson

While we can't always immediately stop worry, by learning to acknowledge our feelings, and accept a more positive outlet for them, we can gradually learn to let go of negative emotions and steer life in the direction we truly want.

How to Make Worry Your Friend!

Noelle Nelson | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

Worried about something for which you can't figure out solutions on your own? Ask for help. Ask as many people as you need to, then sort through their different ideas and choose the one that feels best to you.

Afraid of Disappointing Your Parents? Here's How to Move On

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Has this ever happened to you? You are at a fork in the road. One path leads to your dream life and a fulfilling career and the other path is what is tried and true and what is expected by your parents. The pull of both is equally strong and for this reason, but you're afraid to move forward for fear of disappointing your parents.

Snakes, Snakes. Everywhere, Snakes.

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Who knew this could even happen? Snakes! Inside the house. What could possibly be worse?

4 Traps to Avoid When You're Filled With Anxiety

Kristen Lee Costa | Posted 05.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Lee Costa

Most of us who have faced anxiety know that we should have come out with it sooner, and that doing so brings about great relief. Letting it fester and go untended is a surefire way to add fuel to the fire.

Is Your Over-Thinking an 'Addiction'? Here Are 8 Steps to Recovery

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

I like choices. Nearly every one of my decisions is carefully researched to maximize the greatest number of benefits. When buying, I like to know ...

The Strange And Seductive Rituals Of Worry

Francis O’Gorman | Posted 05.21.2015 | Arts
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Francis O’Gorman

Worriers like me are secretly devoted to mysterious rituals and superstitions. Although we're ordinary people living ordinary lives, we are caught up in peculiar dramas of obeisance.

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

To have the clarity to make smarter decisions, we have to stop worrying so much about things that are outside of our locus of control and instead, only focus on the things that we can control.

Where Do Phobias Come From?

Andrea Umbach | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Umbach

Sometimes it is really easy to figure out why you are afraid of something. Other times, identifying the situation that ignited your fear can be really hard to spot. It might even result from a combination of factors.

Mind Turtles

Michael Neill | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

We treat our negative emotions as some kind of divine oracle or pesky nuisance, either worshiping at their altar or doing our best to avoid feeling them altogether, but neither approach is particularly useful.