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10 Young Celebs Talk Overcoming Their Fears!

Posted 05.02.2012 | Home

It's commonly said that on the other side of every fear is freedom. So this new year, vow to improve your life and boost your confidence by conquerin...

Safety vs. Bravery

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Just as songs are to be shared, not merely sung, life is to be lived, not merely survived. So live while you're alive; let 2012 be a year filled with bravery, rather than safety.

What Is On Your Mind?

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

It is amazing to think about how much we are affected by our thoughts. Our thoughts create the world in which we live. As the Proverbs writer has proclaimed, thoughts run our lives.

Fear: The Other 99 Percent

Stephanie Chick | Posted 02.19.2012 | Black Voices
Stephanie Chick

There is a single force that occupies Wall Street, Main Street and corporate suites across America. That force is Fear, and it is choking dreams and keeping 99 percent of people from unleashing their genius.

Cara Santa Maria

Anxiety vs. Stress: What's The Difference? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Education

Acute and chronic stress aren't diagnosable mental illnesses, but anxiety disorders are. So what's the difference? To me, this line is a bit fuzzy. It all comes down to what's happening in the brain, and how that affects an individual's ability to cope.

My Near Death, I mean, Near Crazy Subway Experience

Yvahn Martin | Posted 02.14.2012 | Black Voices
Yvahn Martin

There he stood, clearly out of his mind. Stark images recalled from Barry Michael Cooper's essay "Requiem for the Zooted" made me speculate whether or not he was the modern day legacy of that tumultuous NYC combo of the 70′s.

'Tis the Season to Consider Your Reason!

Margaret Cochran, Ph.D. | Posted 01.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Cochran, Ph.D.

In real estate, it's all about location, location, location! And in real life, it's all about perspective, perspective, perspective!

Dating And Facebook: 'It's Complicated'

Holly Sidell | Posted 01.16.2012 | Women
Holly Sidell

I couldn't wait to declare our love for each other by sharing it with the world on Facebook (because how else does one declare their love if not through social media?)! He wasn't into it. I panicked.

How to Raise a Secure Child in Anxious Times, Part 1

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 01.14.2012 | Parents
Mark Goulston, M.D.

How do you teach a child to become centered, strong and effective in dealing with setbacks, obstacles so that they will be able to handle them on their own without you?

What Are You Afraid Of?

Rev. Zesho Susan O'Connell | Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion
Rev. Zesho Susan O'Connell

None of us are immune to fear. Indeed, the Buddha taught that, at the base, all beings experience a state of anxiety, fed by our habit of resisting the impermanence of our existence.

Love or Fear: Playing on the Edge

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 01.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Akoshia Yoba

At first, I silently wondered, "How is this related to Tai-chi? And seriously, how do you embrace the parts of life that are hard, sad or just plain suck?"

WATCH: The Science of Fear

Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.05.2012 | Education
Cara Santa Maria

This Halloween, think about what's actually happening to your brain and body when you are shaking with fear!

How To Conquer Fear

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.28.2011 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

I asked Katia Verresen if she had any techniques that she'd be willing to share for helping people to stand in their fear and face down their doubts.

The Bully and the Brain Freeze

Carol Smaldino | Posted 12.25.2011 | Parents
Carol Smaldino

When we talk about bullying in children, it is crucial that we get in touch with whether we are frozen in guilt or shame or anger, or whether the advice our child is getting is inducing that kind of state.

We Need Faith To Cross Our Inner Borders

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 12.25.2011 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

Among the complicating factors that we see in this matter of undocumented Mexicans is our fear and the projections that we are making onto them as the "other."

Zach Carter

Bachmann: Iraq Should 'Fear' America, Reimburse War Costs | Zach Carter | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) condemned President Obama’s handling of the end of the war in Iraq on Sunday, and sa...

Do We Need an App for Fear?

Joe Robinson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Of all the Steve Jobs products that have become essentials of daily life, the one that may be most needed is echoing virally around the Web in the form of his Stanford commencement speech: iCan.

What Scares Writer Of 'The Exorcist'?

Posted 12.03.2011 | Books

The book "The Exorcist", famously made into a movie in 1973, came out 40 years ago. To celebrate this anniversary, the author William Peter Blatty...

The 4 Most Common Causes Of Addiction Relapse

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 12.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

In working for years with both the family and their loved ones' substance abuse issues, I have concluded that even though there are a myriad of reasons for relapse, there are four basic ones that can become an easy switch to flip.

YouTube Copyright Takedown Targets Punk Bands

Lisa Derrick | Posted 11.28.2011 | Media
Lisa Derrick

In recent months there have been a slew of takedowns under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act on YouTube affecting numerous punk bands. Once a vid...

A Lesson of 9/11

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Kathleen Gurney

Living Fulfilled Is Letting Go of Fear As the ominous day of the 10th anniversary of 9-11 passes, many in the world are sensing a great weight lifted...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Post-9/11 Generation: Millennials Reflect On Decade Since Terrorist Attacks | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 11.09.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Alyssa Henry was in the eighth grade when two airplanes struck the World Trade Center. She can remember what she wore that day (gray sw...

Making Peace with 9/11

Claire Amber | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Claire Amber

I'm sure you remember this image vividly: the twin towers of the World Trade Center in flames, the two jets having crashed into them after being hijac...

The Amish Antidote

Mike Bonifer | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

The battles we must fight are not with our enemies but with ourselves. No matter how much we hurt, or how much harm has come to our community, we can never find healing in bringing more hurt into the world.

Calm Global Fears One Story At A Time

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

If you want to calm the fears of others around you -- and yours, yourself -- then have everyone share such a story of making it through a difficult time that they didn't think they would.