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Overcome Fear

Leave the F-Word Behind Before Starting the New Year

Natalie MacNeil | Posted 02.15.2014 | Women
Natalie MacNeil

Being around a lot of people we feel forced to spend time with, doing an insane amount of driving trying to prepare for festivities and holiday parties, looking back at what didn't happen this year and trying to finish off anything remaining on this year's to-do list can bring up a lot of funky feelings.

Be Fearless: Conquer Your Fear of Flying

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Captain Tom Bunn, one of the world's foremost experts on fear of flying. What's unique about Captain Bunn is he isn't just an airline captain, but also a licensed psychotherapist and former Air Force jet fighter.

5 Things A Thrill Seeker Knows About Overcoming Fear

Posted 07.22.2013 | OWN

By Emma Haak Remember the last time you were sweaty-palmed, short of breath, and about to be utterly overcome by panic? Maybe your life was...

How to Release Fear and Build a Life and Business Around Your Passion

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

One thing I've noticed is that fear is an all-too-common reason why my clients feel stuck in their lives and businesses -- fear of failure, success, judgement, making mistakes, putting themselves out there and becoming the person they know they're meant to be.

On Feeling Safe: In Boston or Anywhere

Terry Marotta | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Terry Marotta

We are all holding one another in this life. We are all keeping each other safe; and we do have the power to do that, as we are taught again and again in this life.

Are Your Dreams On Hold? How To Lift Your Life Out Of Limbo

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Start showing up to every moment of every single day fully present and engaged in what you're doing or who you're with. Stop thinking about how things "have to be" because of something happening later. Be here now for this moment and have the most amazing experience you can.

10 Ways To Stop Fear From Getting In Your Way

Anne Naylor | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Fear often shows up when we face the unknown. The heightened energy of fear can serve to put you on alert, to find the information or resources you might need for the future, to stimulate your creativity and imagination to fulfill your goals and objectives.

Hey Shame and Death, 'Go F@#% Yourself' -- An Interview With Dr. Arnie Kozak

Jaimal Yogis | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaimal Yogis

A psychologist, author, mindfulness teacher and snowboarder, Dr. Kozak has been a great influence on my work, and I was honored to get a chance to interview him recently about fear, psychology and mindfulness.

Fearless People Greet Fear At The Door

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

How long have you been avoiding what scares you? Has hiding from the fear ever made it go away? Can you see how avoiding what scares you actually works against you by feeding the fear? The time to weaken your fear and strengthen your fearlessness is now.

Face Your Fears Head-On

Mary Pritchard | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

In the end, it's not about how many things could go wrong today, it's about how you deal with them. Believe in yourself. Be positive. Be fearless and watch your problems melt away.

Confronting Our Fears: 'My Child Is Afraid Of The Ice Cream Truck'

Culpeper Star Exponent | Jeff Say | Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Only my child would be afraid of the ice cream truck. I’m not exactly sure when this phenomenon occurred, but during recent weeks Mady, my precariou...

How To Make Your Fears Trivial

Business2Community.com | Martina McGowan | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living

In order to defeat your fear, you must make it trivial. You must either make the fear smaller or make your dreams bigger. Even when you don’t know p...

Give No One Cause to Fear You

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Much of the time the fear -- the anxiety, apprehension, unease -- we trigger in others is mild, diffused, in the background, maybe not even consciously experienced.

Becoming Fearless

Angela Bingham | Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Angela Bingham

There is nothing wrong. We are all born perfect, beautiful, and unharmed. Your only job is to grow. Open up, let the sun shine down into you, and grow.

Facing Stage Fright

Vivian Manning-Schaffel | Posted 07.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Vivian Manning-Schaffel

When fear monopolizes your passion for something, there is much to be said for finding the courage to get over yourself.

Dating Without Fear

Kaylee Scottaline | Posted 07.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Kaylee Scottaline

Whether or not there is such a thing as fate or soul mates, I'm not sure I'll ever know. But at the end of the day, I haven't given up hope. Maybe that makes me fearless, maybe it makes me a fool. But it's what gets me out of bed each morning.

What Makes A Hero?

CPT Dan Grinstead MSW ACSW LISW | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
CPT Dan Grinstead MSW ACSW LISW

You have to ask yourself: When the bomb goes off, are you going to run toward it, or away? I hope that I would have the courage to run toward the bomb. I also hope to never be in the situation where I have to find out.

Stalking Your Fear, Part Three

Ana Forrest | Posted 05.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

Feeling fear doesn't make you weak or a victim. Fear is just the body's response to a life-threatening situation. Moving and deep breathing can disperse the chemical reaction of fear.

Fear Is Momentary, Regrets Are Forever

Joe Robinson | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Joe Robinson

Fear is momentary; regrets are forever. The reality is that fears that paralyze us today will be long forgotten tomorrow, and we'll be left with the after-effects of opting for safety -- life unexperienced, progress unmade, a truckful of regret.

Say 'No' To Fear In The New Year

Donna Labermeier | Posted 02.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

In 2012, resolve to forge ahead a path of fearlessness. Realize that by using your own inner resources, you will not only have the strength to cope with the worst, but the ingenuity to create the best, in your future.