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Fear

How to Be Fearlessly Creative

Justine Musk | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Justine Musk

I've learned to separate my fears from my intuition and, at times, to follow my intuition through the fear. I've learned that love is a powerful antidote and can scare the demons back into the dark -- but according to Srinivasen S. Pillay, the main enemy of fear isn't love.

WATCH: The Surprising Ways You Express Fear Without Realizing It

OWN | Posted 04.08.2013 | OWN

Fear is a powerful and complex emotion. So complex, in fact, that you may not even realize when you are expressing it. On a new episode of "Super Sou...

Our National Optimism Deficit

Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics
Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr.

Everywhere I look I encounter yet more doom and gloom among people who should be out there inspiring us to greater things. I perceive a general angst that we are adrift, that our ship of state has struck a reef and is foundering in a turbulent sea.

Purge Fear-Mongers From Your Life

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

When people come to see me for business coaching and to make personal changes in their lives, one of the first things I ask them to think about is who in their life is supportive of their goals, and who isn't.

The Ego in Christianity

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 05.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

When a Christian goes out of their way to say Jesus condemns you for your love, they are taking Jesus' name in vain. They are lifting up their own personal views above the Christian message.

The Biggest Risk Is the One You Never Take

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

This fear, which exists inside all of us, is deep and remote. It conjures our earliest experiences and the dread that we feel when we are exposed reminds us of our most harrowing questions of childhood.

What Are Adults Afraid Of?

Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty

Monsters, spiders, mean babysitters –- there are plenty of things to be afraid of when we're younger. Some of these harmless fears persist even a...

My Child Will Miss Out: Parenting and Disabilities

Brenda Rothman | Posted 05.05.2013 | Parents
Brenda Rothman

Children with a disability do not have a life "minus." They have a life, period. It's their life. It's not some other child's life, their parent's life or their peers' life. It's their life.

The End of Fear

Suza Scalora | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

I know why people journey from around the globe to be in Eckhart Tolle's presence; he personifies the awareness and stillness of which he writes. Sitting with a human being who is absent of compulsive thinking, judgments and mental commenting is a remarkable and unique experience.

In Like a Lion, Out With a Laugh

Rob White | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

As we drove back to the camp, I thought how easy it is to get lost in our own private storms, forgetting about the part of us that can come out and play when the rain stops.

Into the Hole! Terror and Survival

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.01.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Some people find holes -- and images of holes -- deeply upsetting, even terrifying. These people suffer from a common but little-known phobia known as trypophobia. As with most irrational fears, the origins of trypophobia are unknown.

How To Make Decisions You Won't Regret

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Think about a current situation in your life in which you're contemplating a big decision. Here is how to avoid second-guessing or regrets to feel best about your decision, as well as to master the decision-making process itself.

Fearless Steps to Retirement

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 04.29.2013 | Fifty
Jonathan Alpert

The thought of leaving something they've known for so long can be a scary one. Certainty and a routine that has been in place for decades will no longer exist. One might wonder, "What will I do with my time?"

Paring Down

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 04.29.2013 | Fifty
Ruth Neubauer

On my back, I carry a three-bedroom, 2,200 square foot house. It all looks great. It would be great to live here with someone. But that is not going to happen, so I'm trying to get out of here.

Making Friends With Your Fear

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Doing anything outside of our experience is a plunge, especially stepping into places that we resist or are fearful of. The added ingredient of meditation enables us to step beyond our boundaries and deepens the experience of inclusivity.

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.

WATCH: Be True to Yourself

Brad Yates | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Given a lot of the programming we have received, being true to ourselves can often be challenging. I hope this video will help you to do so.

Gratitude

Alicia Garey | Posted 04.22.2013 | Women
Alicia Garey

There is a saying that bothers me a little bit. You know the one; "everything happens for a reason." I have a hard time believing that the awful things that happen in the world were somehow meant to happen. What I can accept is that we learn from what happens.

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.

Do You 'Have It All' and Still Have Something Missing?

Martha Pasternack | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

There seems to be a quest is toward a seemingly-impossible dream, and the journey is exhaustive. Even when all seems to be in order on the outside, there remains a longing and an unsatisfied yearning for an unidentified quality that will comfort, connect and center a person.

Not Qualified? Why You Should Tackle That Challenge!

Karl Gude | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Karl Gude

Tackling monster challenges -- where failure is the expected outcome because you lack the credentials to succeed -- can be addicting. It's a win-win situation, like being the underdog in a fight: you're expected to lose, but win and you're a hero.

Are You Skeptical, My Friend?

Rev. Ed Bacon | Posted 04.22.2013 | Religion
Rev. Ed Bacon

When love is the summit toward which we are headed, fear is our biggest obstacle. Yet when we open our hearts to love, we are at the same time opening our minds and choosing love over fear as a guiding force.

Are You Living on Purpose?

Mike Robbins | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Living our Purpose and living on purpose are not easy, and in many cases not even authentically encouraged by those around us.

Fear Is a Liar. Here's How to Make It Honest.

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Jaimal Yogis, award-winning journalist and surfer Paradise always has speed bumps. Not long after college, my girlfriend and I we...