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Rep. Tim Ryan: Choose Love Over Fear

Rep. Tim Ryan | Posted 08.04.2013 | Women
Rep. Tim Ryan

As I tell my 9-year-old daughter: You are filled with much power, don't give it away out of fear. Choose love.

The Good Side of the Bad Boy

Brenda Della Casa | Posted 08.04.2013 | Style
Brenda Della Casa

I knew how hard his home life was and how badly he wanted to succeed but how limited he felt. This was the only way of life he knew and I was terrified that it would be the only one he would ever know.

Cancer's Best Friend: Fear

Molly Lindquist | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Molly Lindquist

Fear. We all deal with it at some point in our lives, but never had it been such an all-consuming part of my life until my cancer diagnosis.

Why You're Sabotaging Your Relationships (And How To Stop)

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you sometimes find that you sabotage yourself in your work or your relationships? Have you wondered why you would do that? Here are some of the beliefs that might trigger your fears or your resistance to taking loving action in your own behalf.

How to Know When to Listen to Fear and When to Push Through It

Nancy Colier | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

How to answer to fear is different in every case. What is important is that we do not automatically react to fear by either doing the thing that scares us or not doing it. Fear is just a warning light, there to alert us that we need to inquire more deeply into ourselves.

The Price of One Negative Thought

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Levi Ben-Shmuel

Positive thinking is a good thing. But without being vigilant about the power of negative thinking, all the good thoughts in the world will not defeat negativity if you give it space to flourish.

A Heart That Is Ready for Anything

Tara Brach | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

There's a bright light of awareness that shines through each of us and guides us home, and we're never separated from this luminous awareness, any more than waves are separated from the ocean.

No Job, No Man, No Sleep

Vicki Abelson | Posted 07.20.2013 | Fifty
Vicki Abelson

Being single again at this stage of my life doesn't thrill me, but that's not what's keeping the sandman at bay.

On Letting Go Of Control

Nicole Glassman | Posted 07.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

We can choose to let fear be a noose around our neck, holding our breath through life. We can choose to hold onto what we believe we can control, saying no to experiences that may seem risky. We can choose to be satisfied, but less than passionate. Or we can choose to cut the cord.

WATCH: Needing to Be Comforted

Brad Yates | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Life has its ups and downs, and it's not unusual that we should feel a need to be comforted when we are more aware of the downs. Because of past programming, though, too often our ways of comforting ourselves are less than ideal, especially in terms of our health.

Fear and Love in Newtown

Miranda Pacchiana | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Miranda Pacchiana

Since the shooting at Sandy Hook School, I admit there have been moments when I've had the fleeting urge to run away and escape from the sadness and pain in my town.

3 Ways to Make Money

Michael Neill | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Michael Neill

When you begin to see that good feeling is part of your essential nature and not something that can ever be truly impacted by how much or how little you have, the game of money becomes considerably easier to play.

Why Does Fear Cause Our Eyes To Widen?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.15.2013 | Science

When we're scared, our eyes tend to widen. But why? Scientists have long believed that the wide-eyed facial expression serves as a social signal, ...

Be Fearless: Steering Clear of Gold Diggers

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

In helping them navigate the wild world of dating, I hear their complaints, and there are many. Overwhelmingly, the biggest one from the guys is about who should pay on a date and also how to deal with people they take out who don't thank them or are seemingly ungrateful.

False Evidence Appearing Real

Joanna_Montgomery | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Joanna_Montgomery

If I allowed it, I could "what if" myself into a state of total paralysis. But I'm not going to do that. Fear is the only thing keeping me from living a full life, not cancer or car crashes.

A Month After the Boston Bombings: What Public Health Can Offer

Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH | Posted 07.13.2013 | Impact
Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH

If you ask the question, "What does public health have to do with response to and recovery from the Boston Marathon bombing and to terrorism in general?", my answer is "everything."

The Fear Factor: How Scared Are People?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.13.2013 | World
Deepak Chopra

In trying to give governments a more accurate picture of crime and fear, Gallup scientists found one survey question that gets to the heart of the matter: "Do you feel safe walking alone at night in the city or area where you live?"

So, No More Disneyland in the 'Age of Terrorism'?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Dangers exist everywhere. They existed before the Boston Marathon bombing and will exist, likely and unfortunately, for the rest of time.

They Shut The Door on My Grandmother

Andrew Lam | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrew Lam

Note: I wrote the essay below almost two decades ago, at the beginning of my life as a writer. It is collected in my first book Perfume Dreams: Reflec...

Be Fearless: Face Your Pre-Wedding Stress With Confidence

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 07.08.2013 | Weddings
Jonathan Alpert

Throughout the year, a lot of soon-to-be married couples come to me for pre-wedding stress and anxiety. This stress can come very close to breaking up the engagement and open up family issues to the point where people go radio silent on each other.

Readying for a Radiological Disaster? Preparing for Dirty Bombs, Nuclear Disaster and Other Radiological Emergencies

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Disaster, especially terrorism, notwithstanding its horrific initial impact on lives and property, takes its greatest toll, over time, by destabilizing the emotional -- and thus economic -- fabric of a community, state or nation.

What's the Lesson in the Story You Tell?

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Want to understand and share the incidents of your life in ways that make them meaningful to others? Nothing rings more real than sharing the stories that mark turning points in your life.

What Not To Do When You're Fighting

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

All relationships have conflict. Conflicts are a part of life and can provide an opportunity for learning and growth -- if they are approached with caring for yourself and the other person.

WATCH: Love 'Em Anyway

Brad Yates | Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

We can't even solve what is going on inside ourselves with hate. In order to cultivate more love in the world, we need to cultivate it inside ourselves first... and we can't wait until everyone "out there" changes and behaves better.

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.