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4 Ways to Tackle Fear

Katie Hill | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Hill

Most of our fears are stories from the past that are already experiences that are long gone, or projections to the future that has not happened yet and that is but a dream.

Media and Mood: What We Consume Matters More Than We Think

Dr. Victor Schwartz | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Victor Schwartz

It is worth taking a moment to consider what impact the content and format of reporting has on our emotional lives and mental health and maybe even safety.

WATCH: Differences of Opinion?

Brad Yates | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Wouldn't it be lovely if others always saw things our way...? Nah... probably be pretty boring, actually. But even though it would be dull and stifl...

Don't Wait to Enjoy Life

Paul Perkins | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Perkins

Worry is a tide that perpetually pulls me, dragging me from the present. Before I know it, I'm completely distracted, oblivious to everything around me, consumed with anxiety and fear. I'm not living in the present -- with all its beauty and wonder -- but somewhere in my head, far from anything resembling enjoyment.

Overcoming Navel-Gazaphobia (the Irrational Fear of Feelings)

Nancy Colier | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

I recently attended a panel discussion on the topic of happiness. Early on in the dialogue, one of the panelists addressed what he considered the mist...

6 Important Ways to Convince an Addict to Get Help

Stan Popovich | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Stan Popovich

Many people who struggle with alcohol or drugs have a difficult time getting better. There are many reasons why these people do not get the help they ...

The One Question To Ask Yourself When The World Feels Completely Overwhelming

Katie Kempner | Posted 09.25.2014 | Women
Katie Kempner

I know that I have woken up lately with a low level sense of anxiety -- waking up and trying to remember if something is wrong and if so what it is.

Metamorphosis Into Marriage

Maria Senise | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

It's almost here -- my wedding day. I have been more than ready to marry my fiance for quite some time; he's the most amazing man on the planet, and I...

How I Ditched My Inner Skinny B*tch

Lisa Lewtan | Posted 09.25.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Lewtan

I named my inner skinny bitch Frankie. Frankie used to obsess 24/7 about how to make me eat less. As a hungry girl with an extraordinarily healthy appetite, this was a big problem for me.

Why Suicide Is Not the Answer to Your Problems

Stan Popovich | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Stan Popovich

Regardless of your situation, things do not stay the same. You may feel very bad today, but it won't last forever. Remember this fact: Regardless of your current situation, everything changes over time. This includes your current situation. Nothing remains the same forever.

WATCH: Enhancing Prosperity Consciousness

Brad Yates | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

What we focus on expands. Wouldn't it behoove us, then, to let go of any lack mentality we might have and trade up for an abundance mindset? Yeah... ...

I Contain Multitudes: Maia Mayor

Diane Luby Lane | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts
Diane Luby Lane

I remember the day she brought it into the room. We were sitting in a circle, and Maia was seated to my right. We started at my left, which means she went last.

Prepare to be Uncomfortable

Samantha Bennett | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

Recently a client asked me how to tell the difference between the natural anxiety a person has when they're moving forward into something new and the gut instinct that something is truly wrong for them.

Dealing With Anxiety On A Daily Basis

Chelsea Stephens | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Chelsea Stephens

Even though anxiety is still an ongoing issue in my life, it's something that, like my depression, I have been able to get a better grasp on. Mental illness is different for every person, but these are some ways that I have found to be effective in helping to manage my anxiety.

Yoga and Psyche: The Birth of a Field

Mariana Caplan, Ph.D. | Posted 09.22.2014 | San Francisco
Mariana Caplan, Ph.D.

It is exciting to live in a globalized society, even as it is demanding. We have at our fingertips access to much of the knowledge that has ever been available on these subjects, both in distant past and immediate present. Yoga and psychology are tremendous complements to each other.

Stress Keeping You Up At Night? 10 Tips To Calm An Anxious Mind

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 09.22.2014 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

When we start over in life, irrational scared-to-hell fear is bound to happen. After all, the many emotional challenges we face are immense. During the day, we can train our brains with the power of positive thinking -- or at least manage the demons of doubt.

WATCH: Need to Feel Bad?

Brad Yates | Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Although most of us have been heavily programmed to believe otherwise, we really do have the ability to choose how we feel. I hope this will help you ...

3 Easy Ways to Practice Gratitude With Your Kids

Karem Ensley | Posted 09.19.2014 | Parents
Karem Ensley

During years of teaching children of many ages, I have observed how much they benefit from learning simple ways to guide their perspectives about what it means to be happy.

Why Do People Develop Anxiety and Depression Problems?

Todd Kashdan | Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

When we attempt to divorce ourselves from pain, we end up feeling nothing pleasurable or meaningful at all. When we better understand, tolerate, and harness distressing thoughts and feelings, and become aware of the situations when they are helpful, we become empowered.

'When I First Started Having Panic Attacks, I Thought I Had A Brain Tumor'

Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living

C. David Moody, Jr., 58, a childhood sexual abuse survivor, lives with panic attacks and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in Lithonia, Georgia. ...

How To Tame Normal Teen Anxiety

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Sometimes, kids just need to hear about others experiences so they cannot feel so alone and have the courage to talk to others.

Joan Rivers and Chelsea Handler: Antidotes for Self-Doubt

Maria Senise | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

Okay, here's the deal: I love Joan Rivers and Chelsea Handler. Both are women who don't apologize for anything they say, think, or do, and became incr...

The Case Against Straight A's

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.16.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

I have seen too many kids get stressed out, anxious and even depressed in their mission to get straight A's. Let me tell you why I dislike the pursuit of straight A's.

One Way To Help Your Children Handle Stress And Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

It’s hard for anyone to deal with stress and anxiety, but it’s especially hard for children. Michele Kambolis, a clinical therapist and author,...

Being Ridiculous Is Absolutely Necessary

Maria Senise | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

We laughed so fricken hard that day, my lungs hurt. It felt SO good. Sometimes, nothing beats acting completely silly, off-the-chain ridiculous, and just kind of stupid simply because you can. I needed that day.