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How To Tame Normal Teen Anxiety

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Sometimes, kids just need to hear about others experiences so they cannot feel so alone and have the courage to talk to others.

Fearful Flyer

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.11.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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10 Ways To Be A Better Human Being

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dean Dauphinais

This should be obvious, but there are so many people out there who seem to forget how much of a difference kindness can make. When people are kind to each other, it's contagious. Kindness breeds kindness, and there's nothing wrong with that. I believe it takes more energy to be unkind, so why bother?

May All Children Be Happy: May All Parents Be Free From Fear

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

Fear... that four-letter word. What scares you most as a parent? When my three sons were young, I lived in a constant state of anxiety. And for good reason: at any moment, things could run amok.

What If I Sh*t My Pants? (During HuffPost Live)

Maria Senise | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

Thankfully, none of my fears manifested, and the show went really well. I feel like we managed to get across some really critical stories and messages imperative to those who struggle with anxiety. It was a relief and gratifying pleasure to do it.

How To Tell If Your Anxiety Is Normal (And What To Do If It's Not)

Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living

By Art Markman, Ph.D. for YouBeauty It is surely a marker of modern society that we have reached such a high degree of daily stress that we now wor...

2 Ways to Stop Worry from Stealing Your Dreams

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

Next time you face a panic-inducing situation (public speaking does it for most), acknowledge your thoughts and feelings. Remind yourself that these are normal. It's okay to feel nervous. The trick though is not to judge them or ruminate over them.

This Tiny Brain Region Predicts Bad News And Warns You

Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl It's a teensy-tiny part of your brain -- smaller than a pea, to be precise -- and yet it's tasked with some...

9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try

Renee Jain | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Renee Jain

I wish I could go back in time and teach the younger version of myself how to cope, but of course, that's not possible. What is possible is to try to reach as many kids and parents as possible with these coping skills.

How To Overcome Regret

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 08.05.2014 | World

What hurts more than those pangs of regret? It's one of the worst feelings in the world, right? But I've got a surprise for you — regret can be a...

Worried About Worrying? How to Silence That Internal Chatter

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Peschke

I've come to trust in the divine to pilot my life and work out every detail, giving me peace of mind before I know how it will all turn out.

How Worrying...Helps?

Sara Starkman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Comedy
Sara Starkman

To most of my friends and family -- OK FINE -- to all of my friends and family, I'm known as "the QUEEN worry wart" (tiny curtsy). I literally worry a...

Your Boss Does Not Hate You! 5 Secrets to Perspective, Health and Happiness

Susie Moore | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We all come from the same creator. You are as deserving, special and entitled to the good things in the world as anyone else. It is often the mind poison we feed ourselves that block the miracles that come our way and stop us receiving what is rightfully ours.

Can Being a Worrier Add Years to Your Life?

Dr. Robert M. Myers | Posted 09.07.2014 | Religion
Dr. Robert M. Myers

This week I was sitting in the Denver airport waiting for my flight. All of a sudden a very large storm blew across the airport.

Listening to Jesus: The Waste of Worry

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 09.06.2014 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

The hiking path meandered through the forested moutainside. My companion and I kept pushing up the hill. It was a steady incline and my legs were beginning to feel the burn of my effort.

10 Ways Raising House Plants and Kids Are Similar

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Since my daughter has left the nest and seems to be taking wonderful care of herself with, of course, several attempts on my part to always remain important and necessary, I have noticed that I have become a bit motherly with my plants. I know exactly what it is like to be motherly because I have been in the parenting game for over 20 years.

7 More Things Only Chronic Overthinkers Will Understand

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Leipholtz

There may be days we want to pull our hair out, slam our heads into a wall, turn our brains off. But in the end, we need to remember that we know ourselves better than anyone else. We need to have faith that we are doing the right thing, making the right choices -- because our instincts exist for a reason.

What Would People Think?

Frank A. Weil | Posted 08.23.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

"What would people think?" How many times do suppose you have asked yourself that question? Why do you suppose you ask it? Perhaps you are vain and c...

A Breakup Letter to Worry

Daisy J Lin | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Daisy J Lin

I've done the math, Worry, and sorry, it's not adding up. What you say just doesn't fly with me any longer.

What Do I Tell My Children? Parenting in Scary and Unthinkable Times

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

My wife texted my on Monday that there had been a shooting a few miles from our house on Sunday night. We don't have shootings where we live. Now we do.

7 Practical Ways I Overcome Anxiety

Perry Noble | Posted 07.15.2014 | Religion
Perry Noble

#1 - Rest Sounds simple right?! BUT, if you don't make time to rest and step away from the daily grind, it won't happen...ever. As leaders, we get so...

6 Steps To Help You Stop Worrying And Start Living

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

For many people worrying has become habit and automatic. And like other habits and behaviors, it can be changed

What Happens When A Worrier Wife Marries A Warrior Husband

Lisa Meritz | Posted 06.30.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Meritz

When it comes to worrying, my mother was an Olympian, and she tried her best to train me to win a gold medal, too. I came close, but in my mother's eyes, I never worried enough. I've logged many sleepless nights perseverating about making the right choices, saying the wrong things, whether I would meet deadlines, having a car accident, and being a good-enough mom.

A First-Person Perspective on Anxiety and Autism

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 06.29.2014 | Impact
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, I spoke to Dr. Catharine Alvarez so that she could share her perspective on autism and anxiety as an adult on the autism spectrum. We hear primarily about children and teens with autism, and it's so important to hear the voices of adults who experience autism themselves.

My Son's No Superhero, But I'm Not Going To Tell Him That

Dina L. Relles | Posted 06.25.2014 | Parents
Dina L. Relles

Part of me wants to make it very clear to my son that no one flies. That he's not stronger than tigers. That people don't have special powers. And that capes are just pieces of fabric attached to his pajamas. And part of me doesn't want him to grow up too soon.