I've spent the last ten years experimenting with the boundaries of risk and fear, and this is my advice to women who want to walk alone.
Who knew an animal the size of a loaf of bread could teach a person to overcome fear?
What happens when you spend ten days in a silent meditation retreat? This…
I recently put out a call inviting readers to share stories of their own fearful adventures. Now it's time to pick a winner…
For sixteen months, my own personal doomsday has been slowly approaching. With the launch of my book, I knew I was going to have to face up to something I'm terrified of. I'm not talking [...]
Is it possible to learn to scuba dive when you have a shark phobia? In Koh Tao, Thailand, I take the plunge to find out.
Why should we face up to our fears? For as long as I can remember, I've been afraid of the ocean. Living with this fear isn't much of a burden, unless…
Every now and then, you cross paths with someone who doesn’t support what you’re about. But what if your biggest naysayer is you?
How do you react when you hear exciting news? I have some great news! And I desperately want to share it with you! But I can’t, because I'm too busy napping (that's how I roll).
Like many other geeks, I cried today. It was the apple.com page that finally did it. In Apple’s typical minimalist style, they honored Steve Jobs’ sad end date: 2011. It was all that white space and emptiness around his picture that finally made me break down.