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A 6-Step Guide To Taming Your Fears

Posted 01.27.2013 | OWN

By Martha Beck Nothing gets our hearts racing like a little harmless terror -- so why not harness what frightens you to make your life richer? ...

No More Fear: How Exposure Therapy Works (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 09.28.2012 | Healthy Living

What's your phobia? Spiders? Snakes? Are you scared of the dark? Whatever your bugaboo, I have some good news: According to a recent study, you might ...

Stop Stressing Out Over Things That Don't Matter!

Mary Pritchard | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

The majority of our fears are fears we make up. They're bogus. Fake. Nonsense.

Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 14: No More Lies (VIDEO)

Rhonda Britten | Posted 11.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

Telling the truth (to myself first) is a sure sign that I am willing to own up to what isn't working in my life (and why it's so scary to tell the truth in the first place).

WATCH: Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 13: Zip It!

Rhonda Britten | Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

Complaints don't help you. They drown you in the muck and mire of your life. Don't swim in that stuff. Get out of that mud and give up complaining for the next 24 hours.

What Fears Lie Behind Your Habits?

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Once you understand why you do what you do, you can start to explore your stories and the beliefs and fears behind them.

Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 11: Three Words To Say Today (VIDEO)

Rhonda Britten | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

Today's Fearless Living Boot Camp video asks you to do something that will help you let go of the past. It's a must-do.

Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 10: Clean Up Your Mess (VIDEO)

Rhonda Britten | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

When you are disorganized and you can't find what you need when you need it, you lose energy, time and money. Disorganization also lowers your confidence in yourself. Bottom line: It's not worth it.

Fearless Living Boot Camp, Day 9: Tracking Kindness (VIDEO)

Rhonda Britten | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Britten

Being kind isn't for sissies. And keeping track of kindness may just be the thing that keeps you in a good mood all day long. (It's worth a try, right?)

Fear Of Aging: 'It's All About Attitude!'

Barbara Melton Perkins | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Melton Perkins

If you grow up with a negative attitude, are abusive to others, complain about everything, and are never thankful for the blessings in your life, then you probably are going to be a grumpy, mean 'ole cuss.

The War On Fear

Tim Kreider | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Tim Kreider

I believe that we collectively decided, without quite admitting it to ourselves, that somebody, somewhere in the world, had to die for 9/11, and we didn't really care whether they'd had anything to do with it or who they were, so long as they were brown-skinned and worshiped Allah and lived in the Middle East.

'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.

WATCH: Arianna On Aging

Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

"In a culture that values youth as much as ours does, time is public enemy number one," says Arianna Huffington. "Every new wrinkle or gray hair can s...

My First Wife Died of Cancer. Then My Second Wife Got It....

Victor Juhasz | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Victor Juhasz

My focus went completely to doing what needed to be done to make sure the situation did not spiral out of control. I was scared. I was furious. Looking back, the cold-bloodedness was far less about being self-protective than it was about staying focused on the mission and keeping the fear at bay.

'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.

'I'm Afraid To Throw Away My Children's Art'

Jessica F. Hinton | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Jessica F. Hinton

All that art was too much. I hated having to make room for it. I hated feeling guilty about it. I hated that all of it, even the lone scribbles done in haste to rationalize her request for a new piece of paper, meant so much to me. I hated that I... was afraid, in fear of what could happen if I threw it away.

Facing The Fear Of Back Surgery: 'The Bouts Of Pain Taught Me A Lot About What Matters Most In My Life'

Vivian Manning-Schaffel | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Vivian Manning-Schaffel

My dad lay helpless, and yet, as a parent could only hope to do, he managed to find the words I most needed to hear. I wiped my tears and kissed my husband. I would be brave for my parents, my husband and my kids.

Flip Over And Float: 'In What Areas Of Your Life Are YOU Swimming Upstream?'

Terri Cole | Posted 10.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Unchecked, your fear mind (or "Mafia Mind," as I like to call it) will start its negative script about the idiot driver in front of you or your chatty office mate who made you late, creating constriction (stress). This is your chance to do something different.

Fear Of Aging: How To Cope With The Changes Time Brings

Martha Pasternack | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

Grief may, in fact, be a friend misunderstood and one that allows me the space to renew myself physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.