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Courageous

When Being Wrong Is Right

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When people hurt or frighten us and the differences between us erupt in anger, we have an opportunity to practice and strengthen these qualities.

The Power of My Palsy: What It Means to Be a Token of 'Inspiration' to a Person With a Disability

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 06.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

What we need to start doing as persons with disabilities is embracing this difference and realizing that (despite our knee jerk reactions to do otherwise) when someone calls us an inspiration, or told us how courageous we are, we need to start thanking them, because they are also reminding us just how powerful we in fact are.

How I Became a Volcano Vixen: Recognize When to Seize Opportunities in Life

Sarina Tomel | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel
Sarina Tomel

Hiking up a volcano on a beautiful paradise tropical island off the coast of Nicaragua on NYE/New Year's Day is exactly where I intended to be when I ...

Want To Be More Courageous? Embrace Your Fears

Vee Somphon | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Vee Somphon

Regardless of your background or circumstances, your desire for change will allow you to move in the direction you want to go. You can be the most risk-averse person on the planet, but you don't have to remain stuck. Stop fighting your fear.

Ziplining and Facing My Fears to Step Into My Greatness

Sarina Tomel | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Monkey see, monkey do in Monteverde, Costa Rica! From witnessing monkeys hanging in the trees right outside our hotel doors, to ziplining through the ...

Showing Up for Myself: Traveling, Realizations, Life-Changing Moments!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Right before I booked my GAdventures Volcano Trail tour through Central America, I had a conversation with one of my close friends, Nicole. After I sh...

Releasing the Need of Acceptance and Fear of Being Judged: Choosing to Live Life With Intention!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Let's decide to journey together with a clear intentional statement for how we want to live our lives today and everyday thereafter! Come from the fee...

Relationship Is the Currency of Leadership

Omega Institute | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

"The bottom line is that vulnerability is scary and it feels really dangerous, but it's not nearly as dangerous or scary as spending your life on the outside looking in and wondering, 'What if I had chosen to show up?'"

5 Things Every Fearless Woman Does

Posted 06.08.2013 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Acts of courage aren't always as obvious -- or as easy -- as skydiving. ...

How To Crank Out An Extra Dose Of Courage

Polly Campbell | Posted 07.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

This kind of "psychological courage" is essential to our health and happiness because it allows us to face up to our lives. To acknowledge and even confront the addictions and lies, fears and mistakes we make so that we can move into them and beyond them.

How to Let Your Inner Elvis Out

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The practice is to acknowledge our fear and embrace it rather than deny or run from it. To embrace our fear means we are making a conscious choice not to allow it to define who we are or what we can accomplish.

Is Hollywood Really 'Courageous'?

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 03.17.2013 | Entertainment
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

At this year's Golden Globe Awards, we couldn't escape hearing the word "courage" again and again. I'm a big movie and TV fan, and we all love a good awards show, but should we consider Sunday night's honorees examples of real courage?

Why Affirmations Can Mess You Right Up (And What to Say to Yourself Instead)

Danielle LaPorte | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Danielle LaPorte

Fear is natural, and it deserves respect and compassion -- don't insult your fear by smothering it with saccharine affirmations. Be scared. And be brave.

Lessons From Lincoln: See the Big Picture

Jaimal Yogis | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jaimal Yogis

Not one of us will know the pressure that Lincoln did, but the lesson of taking a bird's eye view on our lives is priceless for overcoming fear and anxiety -- no matter how small the issue is.

Spiritual Awakenings, Enlightenment and the Kitchen Sink

Steve Robertson | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Steve Robertson

Spiritual awareness often begins at the point where our inner thoughts reflectively seek meaning in the external world of our drama. This search empowers the transformation of unconscious perception into awakened vision.

Lessons In Fearlessness: 'Courage Can Be Learned'

Phil Stutz, M.D. | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Phil Stutz, M.D.

Like the rest of us, therapists tend to see courage as some sort of mythic power, existing only in heroes who are beyond human fear. Heroes like that exist only in the movies. Real courage occurs in normal human beings -- people with the same fears we all have.

Jessie Heyman

Evangelicals Save Hollywood

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessie Heyman | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment

From the cast, you’d think it was an Oscar contender. There’s Melissa Leo, who took home an Academy Award last year for portraying the brash, hair...

Weekend Box Office: Dolphin's Tale Is #1 as Top 3 From Last Weekend Remain on Top, Fending Off Four New Releases

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Four new releases fought for a piece of the box office pie and, with the exception of a lower-profile Christian drama playing in 1,100 screens, none of them had much bite.