Tag Archives: fear
Gail Brenner

The Direct Route To Abiding Peace with Gail Brenner, Ph.D.

Are we limited, damaged, and inadequate? Gail Brenner says we are not. She understands that the self-help movement can be useful, but believes that we possess the capacity to spontaneously find inner peace. She shares ideas for shedding the stories and thought patterns that bring about negative feelings.

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Ethan Nichtern

Awake-ism: The Heartmind of Buddhism with Ethan Nichtern

“Awake-ism,” in Buddhist teacher Nichtern’s view, means to be aware, open, and compassionate. He looks at Buddhist thought as a psychological, philosophical, and ethical system that can be useful for anyone. Living an awake life is a good thing. His advice for living in these times is to maintain our awareness as we move between […]

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Judith Orloff

Listening To Your Wise And Beautiful Heart with Judith Orloff, M.D.

Judith Orloff, M.D. comes from a long line of intuitive healers, and she’s been working with her own intuition since she was a young child. Through her personal experience and her work as an intuitive psychiatrist, she’s acquired a wealth of knowledge that will help you learn to recognize, and make wise use of, your […]

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Guy Finley

Letting Go Of Resistance: A Constant Rebirth with Guy Finley

Finley tells us that on a day to day basis our lives are a kind of “constant hopping from one identity to another.” He describes this as the location from which we are operating. He suggests we ask ourselves the question: Are we choosing the location of fear and anxiety, which supports knee-jerk reactions, or one of mindfulness and […]

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Joan Borysenko

Surviving And Thriving When Times Are Tough with Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.

We live in challenging times. Beyond life’s typical ups and downs, there seems to be an overabundance of obstacles each of us must overcome. At times the stress feels overwhelming, and we struggle to find the balance we desperately need to get through it all. In this conversation with beloved teacher and healer Joan Borysenko, […]

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MJ Ryan

Change Is Not The Enemy, Fear Is with M. J. Ryan

Change is stressful, often frightening. At a time when everything around you is changing, it’s essential to monitor how you respond to change, and to cultivate healthy ways of dealing with the fears that often arise, when the status quo dissolves before your eyes. M. J. Ryan has developed sound strategies that will help you […]

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Jan Frazier

When Fear Is Gone with Jan Frazier

Jan Frazier was your average working mother, living your average American life, dealing with the same issues we all deal with—child care, making ends meet, trying to take care of a pressing health concern. Suddenly all the worries and fear fell away, and all that was left was the present moment and an endless state […]

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Sherry Ruth Anderson

Aging: A Tender And Ferocious Time with Sherry Ruth Anderson, Ph.D.

What does the territory of aging look like in a society that worships youth? When a realization flashes into our consciousness that we are aging, we tend to tighten up with fear. Negative images of our parents, grandparents, and friends loom before us. Anderson counsels us to move from that gripping fear into curiosity, “If we […]

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Connie Baxter Marlow and Andrew Cameron Bailey

Trusting A Loving Universe with Connie Baxter Marlow and Andrew Cameron Bailey

“Our fundamental thesis is that we filter our entire life experience. Everything we think, everything we say, everything we do is a result of our beliefs.  Our core assumptions, our fundamental belief system, determines how we perceive reality, and this actually results in the world we experience, the world that we individually and collectively have […]

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Deidre Combs, Ph.D.

The Four Seasons Of Moving Through Tough Times with Deidre Combs, Ph.D.

There are four phases that show up again and again in order to thrive in challenging times and Combs equates them to the seasons. We get a medical report, we’re facing a divorce, or coping with the death of a loved one. It’s in the autumn when things are falling apart. Combs describes the other […]

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Clutter Busting Is More Than Cleaning Up Our Junk with Brooks Palmer

We all have some clutter in our lives. Whether it’s in our drawers, closets, garages, or computers, we can all do with some letting go of possessions we no longer need. Some of us put off making decisions about our“stuff” by renting storage units–Out of sight-out of mind–Or is it really? Palmer tells us that paying […]

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Taking Back Our Democracy with Steve Bhaerman AKA Swami Beyondananda

Bhaerman discloses the current political landscape and how may we move beyond our present polarized positions. He believes that we won’t get to a new political culture by bringing opposites together in their differences, but to jump over those differences and find the virtues and values that 95% of Americans have in common. He says, […]

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Nicki Scully

Intelligent Evolution with Nicki Scully

Healer Nicki Scully, tells us how it is time for us to move from healing ourselves to healing the planet. We can do this collectively by joining together in circles, in phone-bridges, and in our own personal meditations. Now is the time for us to make a quantum leap in consciousness. We must co-create this […]

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Isha Judd

True Transformation Is An Inside Job with Isha Judd

We are often trapped in the matrix of our intellect telling ourselves that we are victims of circumstances: it’s the economy, it’s my upbringing, it’s my job, my co-workers. Judd says, “[T]his moment is the only moment you can change and this moment defines your future moments. So when I focus on praise, love, gratitude, and […]

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