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Fearlessness

What No One Teaches Us About Love

Ken Page | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Ken Page

We do not have to rid ourselves of our fear of intimacy before we can have deeper love. It's the practice of intimacy that gets us past our fear of intimacy.

Finding Paradise

Paula Puryear Martin | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Puryear Martin

Paradise as a state of mind. It is a state of consciousness. It is a place we can inhabit anytime we want. Paradise is a myth (in Milton's Paradise...

Being Comfortable With Fear

Chantal Pierrat | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women
Chantal Pierrat

Tami Simon, Founder and CEO of Sounds True, shares her daily experience with fear and her advice on how fear can strengthen the emerging process in this excerpt from our Grace&Fire podcast.

No One Lives In Fear, But We All Exist In It

Brenda Della Casa | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Brenda Della Casa

Becoming fearless begins with fearing less and taking the lack of the world falling apart as proof of our own ability to navigate through whatever comes our way.

How to Be Brave in 8 Steps

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD

Bravery -- like anything else -- is a muscle that we all have the capacity to develop. In this video, I share eight steps I use on a regular basis to face and overcome my fears to live with courage.

Love, Authenticity and the Joy of Service

Dana Beyer | Posted 08.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The other day Stephanie Schriock, President of Emily's List, said running for office is the bravest thing anyone can do, especially when you don't meet the stereotype for being a candidate. Her words got me thinking about how bravery has manifested for me and for those I love. It made me think about how everyday acts of valor and fearlessness can change the world.

5 Tools For Mastering Fear

Matt Tenney | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Tenney

With practice, we can create just enough space between our fearful thoughts and the emotion of fear so that we're able to replace a fearful thought with a positive one. We can visualize a positive outcome for whatever we're about to do.

The No. 1 Fear and 3 Mistakes Every Educator Must Avoid

Olympia LePoint | Posted 08.11.2014 | Education
Olympia LePoint

"You are messy." "You are wrong." "You are bad." These are common statements made by teachers and parents. What is wrong with these words? The answer may shock you.

Wheelchair Wisdom: Keep Stillness Inside of You

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. -- Deepak Chopra Calm and stillness is the sacred space within us. Once we are in ...

The True Meaning Of Fearless Love

Mable Chan | Posted 04.27.2014 | Weddings
Mable Chan

Deep down, I feared the trappings of marriage. I feared that marriage would make me give up independent thoughts and ideals.

10 Great Ways Mindfulness Turns Fear Into An Ally

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

At first glance you might not put mindfulness and fear together or think that one can counterbalance the other. But while mindfulness invites us to be present with fear rather than run from it, it also frees us from being stuck in fearful thoughts and feelings.

Gosh, You're Attractive

Samantha Bennett | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

It's true. Sometimes it may feel like how good-looking a person is (or isn't) is the only thing that ever mattered in the world. But guess what? It...

Creating Trust in a Fear-Based Environment

Sister Jenna | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

When we were children our parents or teachers did their best to connect the dots so we could see an entire picture. Remember puzzles? Where are th...

Soul of a Drag Queen

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

If I had had the soul of a drag queen when I was young, I would have thrown caution to the wind and gone after what I loved, not what was expected of me. See, to me, that is what drag queens do: They go after their dreams, their passion, and they put themselves out there and take risks.

Intuition Is Like a Migraine

Samantha Bennett | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

I was at a conference listening to an acclaimed speaker deliver his talk when the very small half-thought flittered through my mind, "I think I'm gett...

On Becoming Fearless

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels Like any sane person, I was afraid to ride a bike through New York City. But...

What's a $500 Painting Worth?

Samantha Bennett | Posted 02.12.2014 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

I was trying to talk one of my VIP clients into charging $500 plus shipping for her painting. She wrote back to me: "O.M.G., $500? Really? They're on...

A Case for Fearlessness for Small Business Owners

Elizabeth Ippolito | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Elizabeth Ippolito

For small business owners, being aware of risks and potential problems is important. But that information can either fuel our innovation and creativity or stifle it. It's our choice. Thinking outside of the box is risky, but it's what keeps us from becoming stagnant and irrelevant.

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Raising Windhorse -- How to Harness Innate Personal Power

Donna Rockwell, PsyD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Rockwell, PsyD

There is an uplifted quality that naturally exists in our lives. It is an innate awareness of our unique and sacred existence, which is automatically stirred in our mindfulness of the present moment.

WATCH: Just Say 'Yes!'

Brad Yates | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Perhaps you've seen the Jim Carrey movie Yes Man. While I'm not necessarily encouraging you to go to the same lengths, is it perhaps possible that there are more good experiences out there that you could say "yes" to?

WATCH: Allowing Miracles

Brad Yates | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Einstein said, "There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." Seems to me the latter is more enjoyable. I hope this video helps you experience a more miraculous life, which you deserve.

WATCH: Cultivating Effective Beliefs

Brad Yates | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Napoleon Hill said, "What the mind of man can conceive and belief, it can achieve." Most of us can conceive of some pretty great stuff... but... the b...

The 7 Habits Of Highly Resilient People

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.02.2013 | Healthy Living

Rejection is rough, no matter how you slice it. But it's also an inescapable fact of life, and our ability to deal with failure and rejection has a ha...

WATCH: 'The Will to Do It'

Brad Yates | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

When President Kennedy asked Dr. Wernher Von Braun what it would take to build a rocket that could carry a man to the moon and bring him back safely t...

Watch: You Are Enough

Brad Yates | Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

After recording several videos the other day and thinking I was done for the day, I watched a brief video by the brilliant Brené Brown, and was moved...