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Sleepless In Suburbia

Linda S. Haase | Posted 08.19.2016 | Women
Linda S. Haase

Sometime during the Obama Administration, I stopped sleeping.

Why Caregiving 2.0 Is Such A Hard Lesson For This Wife To Swallow

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.18.2016 | Fifty

When the phone rang on Saturday morning at 6, I knew it couldn’t be good news. Good news never arrives that early. It was the center where my husban...

Stop Worrying So Much, America, The Kids Are All Right

Annie Pfeifer | Posted 08.17.2016 | Parents
Annie Pfeifer

After spending the past two years in between the U.S. and the German-speaking world, I'm starting to think it's more than just the fear-mongering American media that gives undue coverage to toddler-snatching alligators and brain-eating amoeba infested lakes.

The Thought-Provoking Sentence I'm Getting Tattooed On My Arm

Kati Reijonen | Posted 07.29.2016 | Fifty
Kati Reijonen

I am going to get a tattoo. The following sentence will be tattooed on the delicate skin of my inner left arm: You are always where you are supposed to be.

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

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 05.24.2017 | 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'm Worried to Death About...

Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio | Posted 05.17.2017 | 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.

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

Jill Robbins | Posted 05.10.2017 | 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 to Stop Worrying

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 03.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

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

When Is Worry Too Much Worry for a Parent?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.26.2017 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Child development experts have believed for many decades that when a mother does the worrying, children are able to take on the challenges they face m...

Is Worry Useful?

Andrea Wachter | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

It's not always easy to let go of our worrisome thoughts. Some are stronger and more convincing than others. But if we can stay committed to living more in the present moment instead of believing every thought that pops up in our minds, it can really make a difference.

Is Worrying A Modernist Invention?

The New Republic | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.27.2015 | World

YOLO is the antidote to FOMO. They are the two guiding principles of our time, the time after God’s death. Drunk on the idea that we are free and ra...

How to Make Worry Your Friend!

Noelle Nelson | Posted 07.08.2016 | 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.

Faking Cool -- If Only Being Un-Chill Were Hot

Emily Stuart | Posted 06.01.2016 | Women
Emily Stuart

Astonishingly, I've managed to convince every guy I've dated in the past two and a half years that I am Cool, Chill Girl. Cool, Chill Girl is a male construct happily scoffed at among female roommates over glasses of wine, but it's a coveted label nonetheless.

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 05.20.2016 | 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.

Can't Sit Still? You Are Not Alone

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Wendy Lustbader

It takes effort to push back against the tide of small worries, to-do lists, people to call back, emails piling up as fast as you can delete them. Trying to meditate or to take a few moments out on the porch when full of anxiety can be infuriating. The cart is placed before the horse, and you don't get anywhere at first.

3 Ways to Turn Worry Into Wonderful

Panache Desai | Posted 05.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

Worry is wasted energy -- energy that can be spent productively living our wonderful lives, not spinning our wheels. The future can be frightening at times. However, when we let go and trust in our limitless abundance and divine path, it's much easier to keep in the sunlight.

7 Tools for Facing Fear and Self-Doubt

Elyse Santilli | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

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.

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. Hallowell,...

How to Stop Worrying

Cliff Hsia | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

It's been a long process over the years to get to a point where I can brush off my worries pretty quickly. Here's the steps that I follow to overcome my worries that I'd like to share with you to live a freer and less anxious life...

Worrying About Stuff Is A Sign Of Intelligence

Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl The tendency to worry about stuff could be a sign of a certain kind of intelligence, according to a paper in ...

Reduce Stress Now: Three Easy Steps

David Kanegis | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
David Kanegis

Most of us feel stressed but often don't realize how greatly it affects us. You've just begun a journey towards self-awareness. This insight will guide you to a more peaceful and centered life.

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.

9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try

Renee Jain | Posted 10.06.2014 | Parents
Renee Jain

I wish I could go back in time and teach the younger version of myself how to cope, but of course, that's not possible. What is possible is to try to reach as many kids and parents as possible with these coping skills.

A Breakup Letter to Worry

Daisy J Lin | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Daisy J Lin

I've done the math, Worry, and sorry, it's not adding up. What you say just doesn't fly with me any longer.

The Quickest Way To Banish Your Worries

Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...