iOS app Android app

Conquering Fear

My Moment of Truth: Sometimes You Just Have to Show Up

Traci Bild | Posted 12.16.2014 | Women
Traci Bild

Our dreams don't always come in neat little packages. Sometimes they show up crumbled, torn and in messy little bags. The truth is, if you show up, they will too. Not always how you expect it, and in most cases, even better. No matter what it is your pursuing or how hard it is, show up...

How To Go for Your Dreams When Those Around You Don't Support You

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Mercedes Maidana

We all feel fearful when we are pursuing something big in our lives. It's scary to drop what you've been doing for years and take a different path. It is scary to invest money in a project that we don't know is going to be profitable. Nothing in this life is certain (well, they say that only taxes and death are).

The Life Out Loud: Conquering Fear on the High Seas

MeiMei Fox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

When I first heard about Torre DeRoche's memoir, Love with a Chance of Drowning, I thought, "This woman is totally insane." My perspective didn't change much as I read the book. But my respect for Torre as a human being increased with each chapter.

How To Conquer Your Fears And Live A More Courageous Life

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living

Aristotle believed courage to be the most important quality in a man. “Courage is the first of human virtues because it makes all others possible," ...

Today's Marketing Cookie: Beyond Fear

Myles Bristowe | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Myles Bristowe

"There is no fear for the one whose thought is not confused." The photo for today's fortune came from Manya Chylinski of Boston, MA. Manya is the Pre...

5 Things You Must Remember When You're Feeling Stressed

Juliana Stock | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Juliana Stock

What I've come to understand is that courage isn't the absence of fear at all. It's taking an action or risk, making a move or decision in spite of it, and here are some of the tools that I found were handy.

How to Know It's Time for You to Face the Unknown

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

It's only when you stop resisting change and make the best of the moment, "without knowing what's going to happen next," that the universe supports you to create inspired healing, wellness, and live-out-loud joy.

How I Confronted My Fear

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.23.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I'm a wuss. I'm not proud of it, but I'm one of those 98-pound weaklings who just happens to weigh a bit more. Ever since I was a kid, words have been my weapon of choice. I wouldn't know what to do if I was attacked except maybe write about it after. And a fat lot of good that would do.

Walking Away From Fear

Dr. Richard Palmquist | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard Palmquist

There obviously are legitimate reasons to experience fear in this world, but being overly fearful lead me to do destructive and harmful things in my life out of a false sense of self-protection.

Confessions of a Worrier

Kathryn Lamble | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Lamble

Stop and think about it. You have to make choices and decisions in life. There's no guide that tells us how to do this best, or how to make no mistakes, or keep everyone around you happy. You just have to choose and ride it out.

My Own Fear Factor: Lessons From The Boot Camp

Kathryn Lamble | Posted 12.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathryn Lamble

I am a new adventurer in fearlessness, but this insight allows me perspective enough to say that I was wrong to expect ease throughout life; I was wrong to reject opportunities because I was scared of what other people may think, or because they didn't look exactly as I had dreamed they would.

Shark Attack: Been There, Done That, And I Survived

Mike Coots | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Mike Coots

I read a survey once that said one of the most common fears is being attacked by a shark. Well, been there, done that, and I survived. Even though everything afterward was worse than the actual attack, it was just another fear I had to face, and even embrace.

'Who I Really Am Is Safe, No Matter What The Circumstances'

Rick A. Reynolds | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Rick A. Reynolds

When we truly believe that we are not our bodies, that we are not our personalities, that there is a part of us that is greater than all of this, then we begin to know that who we really are is safe at all times -- and fear has no grip on our lives.

'Fear Is Here!': Three Little Words That Melt Terror

Rick A. Reynolds | Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Rick A. Reynolds

Have you ever noticed that excitement and terror create the same feelings in the body? The challenge comes when we forget, when we get so caught up in the fear that we don't remember it's not real.

WATCH: What You Need to Know About Fear

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

In this video, I'm sharing my favorite teaching about fear, which comes from the late Rabbi Alan Lew. This simple, little-known idea about fear has been life-changing for the women and men I work with.

Body Image Fears: If An Olympian's 'Too Fat,' What Does That Say About Us?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Next time you find yourself wanting to criticize someone else as a way to make yourself feel better, think like an Olympian and rise above the rest. Conquering your fears isn't about making yourself look better than others; it's about making you the best you can be.

After The Split: Reconstructing A Broken Life

Lucia Franco | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Lucia Franco

Whatever challenges you may be experiencing, it's times like these when we can choose to either be destroyed by our fears or be willing to endure the temporary deconstruction of our parts, thus creating awareness and shifting our perceptions, in order to be whole again.

What Would You Do If You Had No Fear?

Pinterest | Judy Peebles | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living

Source: judypeebles.com via Natalie on Pinterest...

How To Stop Fear In Its Tracks

Mary Pritchard | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Fear. Your mortal enemy and career killer. How can one emotion help you fly through one situation like you have wings, yet be your downfall in another situation?

Don't Worry Yourself To Death

Donna Labermeier | Posted 10.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Most people would say that worrying is pointless and a waste of time and energy. I submit to you that it is actually harmful. Here's why: Worry is fear-based. It is a projection of negative energy.

Freedom To Fear: Is The Gun Industry Selling A Fantasy?

Tim Kreider | Posted 10.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Tim Kreider

I've been the victim of a violent crime, and it's never once occurred to me in all the years since to wonder how things might have gone differently if I'd had a gun at the time.

Making Friends With Fear

Nancy Colier | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

When we stop rejecting and hating fear, we disarm it and remove its power. As a result, fear stops being frightening and disruptive. What we reject becomes fiercer and scarier; what we welcome eases and lightens.

The Fearless Force Of Forward Motion

Phil Stutz, M.D. | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Phil Stutz, M.D.

When you live in forward motion, life changes. You find yourself more in sync with the world around you. All of a sudden people and opportunities appear, as if out of nowhere, to help you on your way. You'll never look at pain the same way again.

My Adventure In The Sky

Ilene Angel | Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Ilene Angel

Now might be a good time to mention that soaring high in the air above the waters of the Pacific is not something anyone who knows me, even in passing, would associate with me. The question was this: Would I cater to my fear or my heart's desire? And isn't that really what it comes down to for all of us?

Community-Based Work Requires Fearlessness!

Leah Mayor | Posted 08.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Leah Mayor

Every single day I walk into my work with the fear and dread of my first day of kindergarten, desperately looking around the room for insights on who my friends will be and what the expectations are.