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Norman Vincent Peale

Like the millions of people who have read 
"The Power of PositiveThinking" by Dr.
Norman Vincent Peale, you can profoundly
change your life by changing 
your thinking  
Dr. Peale’s message
and positive thinking 
tips are as powerful
and relevant today as 
they were when
he wrote about them.

you commit yourself to optimistic
you’ll be better equipped to
overcome life’s 
difficulties and create
a life of happiness 
and success.


Norman Vincent Peale Inspired

A positive attitude, like a retirement savings account, needs rebalancing periodically. Here's how to do it.

by Amy Wong

Where have I been lately? Working on some special projects you won't want to miss. Take a look and you'll get a boost of inspiration, positivity and gratitude, I promise.

by Amy Wong

Betty Graham learned being a guest at Thanksgiving brings its own blessings.

A grandmother learns that being a guest brings blessings of its own.

by Betty Graham
, Alexandria, Virginia

Need an attitude boost? Take a nap! Studies show napping is good for your health, your mood and your performance.

by Amy Wong

Sharon Hinck took an inspired leap of faith in returning to the writer's life.

An unexpected opportunity and stalwart faith inspires a former writer to reclaim a long-neglected but cherished talent.

by Sharon Hinck
, Bloomington, Minnesota

Max Cleland's electoral defeat inspired renewed faith and a positive outlook.

The inspiring story of how the depression following the former senator's electoral defeat opened a door to healing.

by Max Cleland
, Atlanta, Georgia

Happiness Happens

Here are some ways you can spread happiness and positivity.

by Anne A. Simpkinson
, New York, New York

A brutal cycling class left me feeling not very positive…until a classmate reminded me what really matters.

by Amy Wong

When you hear a song you can clap along to, don’t you immediately get happy? Check out this positive thinking playlist.

by Amy Wong

Tough times—and this heat wave—getting you down? If you're looking for a pick-me-up, check out these positive-thinking street signs.

by Amy Wong

John and Elizabeth Sherrill tell inspirational stories

How I met Norman Vincent Peale and started writing for Guideposts

by John Sherrill
, Hingham, Massachusetts

An artist's rendering of Nan Gellings and her old bus

That old bus was ruining my sales at the festival, but then I forced myself to look on the bright side.

by Nan Gellings
, Redgranite, Wisconsin

Tim Sanders on positive thinking

The author and motivational speaker talks about the positive thinking books that have inspired him the most, including The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale.

Downtime is just as important as all my self-improvement activities, and can ultimately lead to renewed creativity and innovation.

by Anne Simpkinson

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