Entries tagged with “Fear”
The holidays—or as I like to call them, the holy-days—are upon us: a special season marked by traditions and time with loved ones. This is an especially beautiful time of year for …
Cell biologist Bruce H. Lipton, PhD reveals how the current crisis of today is a catalyst for change.
Fail, Fail Again, Fail BetterWise Advice for Leaning into the Unknownby Pema ChödrönSounds True“In your life you fail,” writes Pema Chödrön in her comforting new book, Fail, Fail A…
The Fear CureCultivating Courage as Medicine for the Body, Mind, and SoulBy Lissa RankinHAY HOUSEAnyone given to chronic fear knows that it acts like a disease—pouncing, then …
The best way to deal with pain is to figure out how to move through it
Phobias developed during our lifetimes may be passed on to our children.
An Interview with Elizabeth Gilbert
The language we use when we speak to ourselves makes a profound difference in how we feel. These tools can help ease you to a calmer state.
“If we are going to survive as a species worthy of survival, we will have to get beyond the limits of ‘us’ verses ‘them’ and open to the truth of all of us together.”
Make fear your ally for the creative process
Become allies with your fears.
Is the appeal of horror films deeper and more ancient than simply wanting to get scared?
I wonder: are there really only two ways to deal with life—either through fear or love?I think the answer is much more complex than responding with black and white answers. But if …
4 steps for moving past fear and achieving your dreams.
You know when you feel stuck? I mean really stuck? Maybe you’re stuck in a bad marriage, or a really crappy job. Or you’re stuck with a body that is causing you grief (for whatever…
How do you react to change?
Dr. Ross Chiaramonte on overcoming dentist phobia. Sponsored Content from Reputation.CA
“While the ‘suddenlies’ of life are unavoidable, when they appear in front of you, it can be helpful to draw on memories of times in the past when you got through something you thought would crush you. Doing so can help you find the courage to trust that this too shall pass and you will be up for the challenges ahead.”
Harsh self-talk is a pattern of learned behavior, and the good news is we can unlearn it.
I recently had the opportunity to take a “doors-off” helicopter ride around the west Maui Mountains, and down the spectacular north shore of Molokai, Hawaii. This is the kind…
Sometimes fear, anger, or sadness are appropriate responses to the complexities of life.
An interview with addiction recovery expert Tommy Rosen
"Each time I turn a page, / my skin seems to shiver. / Each time I blink, / my lashes are spider legs."
"We need to understand our fears and vulnerabilities, not so we can blast through what stands in our way, but so we can figure out how to support ourselves to manage whatever it is we fear."
“One quick, effective way to counter the fear, pessimism, and brooding despair that so easily overwhelms us in these days of non-stop alarming news is to shift to a Big Picture perspective.”
The Confidence Gap: A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Self-DoubtBy Russ HarrisCan you think back to a time when an opportunity presented itself, and you let it pass you by? Perhaps yo…
When we call ourselves lazy, we do it innocently. We’re unconscious about what is really going on, and the inner critic kicks in and decides the issue is our laziness.
I had a dream the other night in which I found myself in the house where I grew up: a very modest bungalow in a neighborhood where most of the wage-earners worked in an automobile …
The power of our minds can help us overcome fears.
What does it mean to wake up, to be a fully realized human being? For those of us who might consider ourselves everyday people with a spiritual inclination, enlightenment can sound…
“I was raised to believe that being frightened meant being alive. Timeo, ergo sum. That being scared is not a frailty but a skill. That I displayed intelligence by shunning whatever displayed itself as welcoming or wild. That the scariest time-bomb in the world was me.”
I am addicted to reading articles with titles like, “are you dating a narcissist?” and “signs you should get out of your relationship now,” because deep-down I’m afraid t…
"If only they knew: For us, fear is not a choice. A little fear is necessary for survival: Ask any gazelle. But too much fear can be as crippling as too little."
People who struggle to deal with uncertainty may in fact may have an unusually large striatum.