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

Susie Moore | Posted 07.09.2014 | 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 07.08.2014 | 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 07.07.2014 | 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 07.07.2014 | 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 07.02.2014 | 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 07.01.2014 | 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 07.16.2014 | 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.

Life is Fragile: Say "I Love You" a Lot

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.23.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Jim Taylor

I remember my life in my 20s and 30s when I was single. I felt invincible. Life was so carefree. I lived in the present, didn't think much about the f...

Don't Saw the Sawdust

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

Worrying about yesterday is about as productive as sawing the sawdust. You can't go back and change anything that you did yesterday. For that matter, you can't even change what you did two minutes ago!

Amanda L. Chan

11 Habits Of People Who Never Worry

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Worry is, sadly, an inevitability of life. Bad things are bound to happen, and the natural human reaction is to think about the negative consequences ...

Autism and Anxiety: Common Companions

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Living on the spectrum comes with daily challenges for the child, his parent, and his teachers. Here are some tips that can help a child on the spectrum experience less anxiety in their day and feel calmer inside.

Worried About Not Making It in Life? 5 Reasons to Relax and Think Twice

Andrea Haupts | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Haupts

Have we finally made it? The answer to this question is very much dependent on our personal standpoint; however, we have a tendency to consider ourselves successful only if we measure up to general standards of success -- and it can be quite frustrating when we feel left behind.

Actions Speak Louder Than Words in Raising Secure Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.07.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Your actions, and those of your children, can really make the difference between insecurity and security.

Eyes Up: Breaking the Worry Habit

John Duffy, Psy.D. | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
John Duffy, Psy.D.

I am finding that most of us cannot articulate the nature of our worry. For many, we worry that we're going to be afraid. We worry about worry. Worry and fear become the muddy ruts of habit, our baseline before the day begins.

Risk-Taking for Your Children: How Much Is Enough?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.18.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

We look to strike the right balance that will enable our children to experience life fully -- which means taking some risks -- and protecting them from experiences in which the potential costs outweigh the potential benefits.

When Worry Is Worthless, When Fear Is a Friend

Kare Anderson | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

"Anxiety, my old friend," my friend Colleen Wainwright once wryly confessed. We women generally worry more than men. For example, "While men are bear...

5 Ways To Have A Worry-Free Day

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Most of us are worrying too much on a daily basis. Worrying is not productive, and most of this worry limits our ability to think, produce, perform, and live life. I have several simple and effective strategies for managing daily worries that work for children, tweens, teens, and adults alike.

What My Students Worry About the Most

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 04.16.2014 | Education
Nicholas Ferroni

In my nine years as an educator, I have spent the majority of my time with teenagers between the ages of 13 and 18, and I have come to one certainty: Teenagers say some of the most profound, and most entertaining, things you could ever imagine.

God Whispered

Steven Crandell | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

Why me, why now, I thought. Why is life so hard? That's when God whispered something in my head. I want to share it with you. In difficulty, be ...