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The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself

Jack Nadel | Posted 04.18.2014 | Business
Jack Nadel

When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1933, he was advising an anxious nation that fear itself was the...

5 Things That Could Be Stealing Your Joy

Amanda Gore | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Listen to yourself all day today -- are you an uplifting, inspiring, positive person to be around? Or you point out what is wrong with everything? Are blaming, judging and criticizing your default patterns? Do you focus on people's weaknesses? If this is you -- STOP IT!

The Unexpected Leadership Lesson From My Very Italian, Very New York Mother

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Mama said it best. Read the room. Take a beat to read non-verbals and feel the energy of a situation before you launch into your own needs. Then act accordingly.

Choosing Happiness Over Fear, and How One Family Turned Misfortune Into a Mitzvah!

Valerie Alexander | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

Is it too late to get your deposits back? Don't marry the wrong person. Throw a party instead, host a reunion, feed the hungry. Celebrate the awesome achievement of choosing happiness over fear! Let others manage their own reactions, and if they want to judge you, let 'em.

National Sibling Day: The importance of Siblings and the Care That We Must Provide Them

Jay Scott | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

In life, there are only a handful of people who can say they have known you for your entire life. Among them, of course are your parents, but also those who stand beside you, your comrades, your siblings.

5 Things You Will Discover on the Other Side of Your Fears

Peter Field | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Peter Field

When we feel afraid, our primary human instinct is to run from the source of our fear. But fear is such a powerful emotion, and it is not easily shunned.

Lean In, Take a Leap

Mable Chan | Posted 04.09.2014 | Education
Mable Chan

When I was young and restless about my future after high school in Hong Kong, I leaned into the headwinds and dropped the "A-bomb" on my mom one night after dinner. "Mommy, I want to go to America."

My Top 2 Personal Favorite Life Lessons From Frozen

Kara Gorski, Ph.D. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Kara Gorski, Ph.D.

So, during my gazillion plus one time watching Frozen this week, it finally hit me. Elsa and Anna have not only captured the hearts of millions, these miraculous little girls portray the very core of what has taken me 38 years and a battle with breast cancer to discover.

Actions Speak Louder Than Words in Raising Secure Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Your actions, and those of your children, can really make the difference between insecurity and security.

Finding the Right Distance

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 04.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

If I'm to nurture a more fulfilling life based on authentic connections with a broader circle of family and friends, I believe there are a few challenging questions I need to ask myself before deciding to end a relationship or push someone away.

Biggest Travel Fears

William D. Chalmers | Posted 04.03.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

I don't want to alarm anyone. And I hate to be that Saturday Night Live Debbie Downer character on vacation, but FYI: The world is not a safe place. ...

5 Ways to Create a Miracle Mindset and Have Your Wishes Come True

Emma Bathie | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Emma Bathie

I love this quote by Wayne Dyer: "Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find." While we don't have choice about absolutely...

What Is the Universe Trying to Tell Me?

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

The people who inspire me most are those who have a few dents in their armor -- those who clawed their way to a place of inner strength, redemption, and hope. Rarely do we remember fame and celebrity, but when we witness inner fortitude, it resonates and is transformative.

Four Common Situations Where Mindfulness Saves the Day

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Being mindful is like being a very calm sports announcer -- being aware of the play-by-plays of life yet not getting too wrapped up.

What Parents Can Say to Raise Secure Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

The next time we were out for a walk with Catie, she, as usual, fell down. But instead of rushing to her, we just waited a few seconds. And in those brief moments, our catchphrase was born.

The Gifted Speaker: 'Like, Um, Like, Like, Like, You Know, You Know' -- Filler Overload

Michelle Hakala-Wolf | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hakala-Wolf

I have many students who have struggled with this problem. All of them have been able to conquer it with some success. Most important though is consider where you are and what you are trying to say. There is a time and place for everything.

11 Easy Ways To Be Happier

Susie Moore | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We are so busy worrying about what will be in the future or living in the past. True joy, peace and contentment come from being alive and present in the current moment. It is all we have and it is all there really is.

Eyes Up: Breaking the Worry Habit

John Duffy, Psy.D. | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
John Duffy, Psy.D.

I am finding that most of us cannot articulate the nature of our worry. For many, we worry that we're going to be afraid. We worry about worry. Worry and fear become the muddy ruts of habit, our baseline before the day begins.

'God's Not Dead' Preys on Evangelical Fear

Chris Sosa | Posted 03.27.2014 | Religion
Chris Sosa

What does the weekend box office have in common with a Southern Poverty Law Center hate group? More than you might think.

Surrender Your Addiction to Stress

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Here is a surprisingly simple solution: To let go of physical stress, let your body do what it was designed to do -- move.

WATCH: Feel Powerful Everywhere!

Brad Yates | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

While we may have certain places where we feel pretty comfortable in our own skin and are in our personal power, there may be other places where we fe...

8 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way (And What To Do About It)

Andrea Haupts | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Haupts

If we believe that we can't make it, we give up before we even have taken the first step. Failure is on the cards when we enter new territory, but with each try, we can learn how to improve. Eventually, we are going to succeed, if we are willing to embrace failure as a valuable experience to learn from.

4 Good Ways to Cope With Fear

David Kessler | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kessler

We don't want to live in a world where planes go missing. It's terrifying. How do we cope with modern threats to our world? How do we calm our worried minds?

The Crisis Crisis

John Duffy, Psy.D. | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
John Duffy, Psy.D.

"Dr. Duffy, please call me back right away. We're really in crisis here." There was nothing unusual about this phone call. After all, I'm a psycholog...

Risk-Taking for Your Children: How Much Is Enough?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.18.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

We look to strike the right balance that will enable our children to experience life fully -- which means taking some risks -- and protecting them from experiences in which the potential costs outweigh the potential benefits.