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The Real Secret To Success

Chelsea Berler | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Chelsea Berler

I spent many years doing a job I didn't love. I was good at it. I was successful at it. But, it didn't fulfill me and it consumed my life and my time. What I did learn from that job were many skills and knowledge that carried me into my true purpose.

The Benefits Behind Learning To Let Go

Laura Berger | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berger

We, personally, left many fears in the jungle, often through little or no conscious effort. What's more, we came home with the realization that if we could survive in the jungle, we could endure anything. Our tolerance for turmoil was leaps and bounds bigger than before.

Do You Know Your Dog's Emotional IQ?

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 10.17.2014 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

I believe that training isn't about dominance and control; it's about parenting and responsibility. Parents direct children, children listen (most of the time) and feel safer when they have a good role model at the helm. Training boils down to teaching our human language as a second language to dogs.

7 Tips to Coping With Ebola Phobia: Keeping Perspective Is Key

John Tsilimparis | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

When we are faced with crisis situations of this magnitude, we get anxious and excessively worry that our sense of safety and security is threatened. We become fearful for ourselves and for our loved ones.

3 Strategies to Beat our Biggest Fears As Parents

Karem Ensley | Posted 10.17.2014 | Parents
Karem Ensley

These small steps will help you and your children build new, positive habits together. You will soon see positive changes that will teach your child how to be healthier, kinder and more grateful

Carolyn Gregoire

Why We're All So Freaked Out About Ebola

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Actual incidences of Ebola in the United States may be confined to four current cases, but that hasn't kept fear around the epidemic from spreading li...

What's Your Excuse?

Amy Wright | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women
Amy Wright

So by letting go and deciding to live in spite of the "untils" and "whens" I got more than I ever imagined. So what about you? What are your excuses for not living your life?

Knowing When to Hold On and Knowing When to Let Go

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The Wisdom of the Sacred Continuum "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven." -- Ecclesiastes 3:1 MacDoodle...

WATCH: Expecting to Be Afraid (Anticipatory Fear)

Brad Yates | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

It's uncomfortable enough when we experience fear in challenging moments... and we often make it worse by experiencing that fear when we are anticipat...

Can Republicans Scare Democrats Into Voting for Them

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Nigel Barber

In the current election campaign, Republicans are organizing their message around a theme of fear. That is hardly surprising given scientific evidence that the brains of conservatives are more strongly reactive to threats.

Why Out-of-Classroom Experiences Are Critical to Your College Education

Christie Garton | Posted 10.14.2014 | College
Christie Garton

With each passing year, it's getting increasingly more difficult for young professionals to stand out from the thousands of other graduates who have turned their tassels and entered the workforce. That's why college isn't all about what happens in the classroom.

Stop Thinking, Just Move: Combatting OCD

Maria Senise | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

I want joy, peace, contentment, hope, and happiness to be my motivation, to be my source of thoughts and emotions. I need to keep building up this sense of conquering; I need to gather my fuel. I need to keep doing.

I Now Pronounce You Happy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

The good news is that not every unexpected experience has been about escaping death. Instead, several have brought unexpected lessons for a happier life. Three recent lessons have proven themselves to be particularly happiness-building. I present them to you now..

Feel the Fear and Do Me Anyway: I know My Disability Scares You; Here's Why That's Okay

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 10.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

I can always tell when a guy that I am about to hang out (read: date or hookup) with is afraid or apprehensive about my disability. The signs are tell tale, and any cripple who has tried to go on a date or a hook up has undoubtedly experienced this in one way or another.

WATCH: 'Should' You Feel Bad?

Brad Yates | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

One of the reasons we tend not to feel as good as we could as often as we could is that we have a lot of training in how to feel bad. Not only are we...

Chasing a Dream

S. L. Young | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
S. L. Young

My writing journey started a little over two years ago by having a willingness to publicly risk myself. Over the last year, I've learned that achieving a dream starts with an idea, builds with a desire, increases with taking chances, and is achieved through commitment.

The Memories From One Act of Kindness Can Last a Lifetime

Kindness Blog | Posted 10.10.2014 | Good News
Kindness Blog

Over 30 years have passed, since this particular act of Kindness was shown towards me, yet I can still clearly remember what happened and remain deeply thankful to the person who helped the little boy that I once was

For the Birds

Marcia Liss | Posted 10.09.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Face Your Fears

Rupa Mehta | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Fall is a season of change and Halloween is a holiday that allows us to step outside of ourselves. So, instead of wearing a mask of fear to hide this year, take control and try it on. Embrace the mask of fear; see fear with a new perspective.

Letting Go Of 'Perfect' For A Puppy

Jessie Rosen | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessie Rosen

I have spent the past three years saying NO to my boyfriend, then fiancé and now husband's "Can we please get a dog?" I said it so many times that I just stopped saying it and created a look that communicated the same message. It was not a pleasant look.

Ebola: A Warning That We Need to Vaccinate Ourselves...From Excessive Fear.

David Ropeik | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
David Ropeik

Even just worrying too much, for too long, can be a risk, a BIG one. Worrying, biologically, is stress, and chronic stress (lasting more than several days) raises our blood pressure and heart rate, weakens our immune system, and interferes with normal neurotransmitter production.

How to Overcome the Need to Be Liked

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 10.03.2014 | Women
Mercedes Maidana

When we are able to love ourselves unconditionally and accept ourselves just the way we are, it does not matter if other people love us or hate us, like us or dislike us.

The Weight of Things

Monica Parker | Posted 10.03.2014 | Women
Monica Parker

Its mid-morning and I know, I know, I should have already been out in full head-to-toe Lycra mufti, burning off the butter I slathered on my bedtime s...

7 Tips on How to Find a Good Mental Health Counselor

Stan Popovich | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Stan Popovich

Just like everything in life, you have your good counselors and you have your bad counselors. The key is to find someone that will help you solve your current mental health problems.

WATCH: Your True Value

Brad Yates | Posted 10.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

One of my favorite pieces from the great Zig Ziglar goes like this: How many of you have a million dollar race horse, may I see your hands please? N...