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“We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions, that we'll screw up royally sometimes - understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it's part of success.”


“Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.”


“Women process stress differently. If we can change the workplace culture to make it more welcoming for women, we're also going to improve behavior, and we're going to improve outcomes.”


“It's no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class Americans are an endangered species.”


“Women need to lead the way to change our culture of burnout - both for their sake and also for the sake of successful men who desperately need a new model of success. And the still-very-macho world of STEM is a great place to start.”


“I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!”


“Our current obsession with creativity is the result of our continued striving for immortality in an era when most people no longer believe in an after-life.”


“The economic game is not supposed to be rigged like some shady ring toss on a carnival midway.”


“I'm pulling out, and I'm going to concentrate every ounce of time and energy over the next week working to defeat the recall because I realize now that's the only way to defeat Arnold Schwarzenegger.”


“The middle class is teetering on the brink of collapse just as surely as AIG was in the fall of 2009 - only this time, it's not just one giant insurance company (and its banking counterparties) facing disaster, it's tens of millions of hardworking”


“Any president's actions have real consequences in real people's lives.”


“In a culture fueled by burnout, a culture that has run itself down, our national resilience becomes compromised. And when our collective immune system is weakened, we become more susceptible to viruses that are part of every culture because they're part”


“We take better care of our smartphones than we do of ourselves - the phones are always recharged!”


“The goal of any true resistance is to affect outcomes, not just to vent. And the only way to affect outcomes and thrive in our lives is to find the eye in the hurricane and act from that place of inner strength.”


“The land of burnout is not a place I ever want to go back to.”


“When it comes to our collective health, how we deal with the multiple crises and problems around us also depends on the power of context - in other words, our resilience.”


“It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no”


“There is nothing like becoming a mom to fill you with fear.”


“But, in fact, there is nothing that can bring you closer to fearlessness about everything else in the world than being a parent - because everyday fears - like not being approved of - pale by comparison to the fears you have about your children.”


“A lot of effort and money are - rightly - expended keeping the president physically safe. But it's up to the president to maintain a schedule that allows for refueling, so as to be physically and cognitively at his or her best at all times. That's what it”


“If we live in a perpetual state of outrage, Trump wins. Because when we become depleted and exhausted and sapped of our energy, we're not as resourceful, creative, or effective.”


“My passion is to help people live lives with less stress.”


“The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly - indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.”


“I see some people stay in one place because it's convenient or it's comfortable. But they're missing out on their passion.”


“The most important thing that we entrepreneurs have is our human capital. If we exhaust it, we make bad decisions.”


“Not only is it harder to be a man, it is also harder to become one.”


“There's no love more intense than the love we have for our kids - and where there is intense love, there is also intense fear lurking beneath the surface.”


“Mainstream media tend to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left.”


“Increasingly, staying in the middle class - let alone aspiring to become middle class - is becoming a game of chance.”


“If you want to have the clarity and steadiness to deal with that '3:00 A.M. phone call,' you should better have made sure that you're not running on empty when that phone rings.”


“I can tell you with authority that when I'm exhausted, when I'm running on empty, I'm the worst version of myself.”


“I declare an end to my day by removing my phone from my bedroom and putting it in a phone charging bed.”


“I've always been fascinated by dreams - mine are so vivid. I went through a period in my 20s when I wrote down my dreams every morning. Then life intervened, and I stopped doing it.”


“I get asked all the time how much sleep I get. That's what happens when you write a book called 'The Sleep Revolution,' travel around the world talking about it, and found a company committed to ending our global burnout crisis.”


“America is a country ready to be taken, in fact, longing to be taken by political leaders ready to restore democracy and trust to the political process.”


“But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you're afraid.”


“The more we refuse to buy into our inner critics - and our external ones too - the easier it will get to have confidence in our choices, and to feel comfortable with who we are - as women and as mothers.”


“When we take care of ourselves, we are more effective, we are more creative, and we are more successful in a broad definition of the word.”


“It feels like we have two threads running through our lives: one pulling us into the world to achieve, the other pulling us back to replenish us. These threads can seem at odds, but really, they enforce each other. It's not a trade-off between success and”


“Liberation is an ever shifting horizon, a total ideology that can never fulfill its promises. It has the therapeutic quality of providing emotionally charged rituals of solidarity in hatred - it is the amphetamine of its believers.”


“Trying to be Supermom is as futile as trying to be Perfect Mom. Not going to happen.”


“Trump's executive order on refugees, his endless petty feuds - with allies, with judges, with Arnold Schwarzenegger - his constant stream of up-is-down and down-is-up fabrications is outrageous.”


“Every launch of a new international edition of HuffPost is an opportunity to revisit our core DNA and remind ourselves who we are as an organization.”


“I used to stay up, stupidly, to work, and I'd just eat to keep my eyes open. I wasn't even hungry - it was just a way to power through.”


“I think she's the foundation of everything I've done. I think, definitely, my mother's fear of failure helps make me more resilient and helps make me persevere.”


“There's something sacred in all of us that we need to protect, and sleep is a way to connect with it, nourish it, and make it more present in our lives.”

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