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How to fight seasonal sadness
Life Advice

How to Cope with Sadness During the Holidays

No matter how blue you may feel, be on the lookout for small gifts of grace.

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6 Heartwarming Movies Premiering This Holiday Season
Movies and TV

6 Heartwarming Movies Premiering This Holiday Season

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in a theater near you.

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Aging Parents

4 Ways Caregivers Can Assist During a Hospital Stay

How to make sure your loved is cared for while they’re under someone else’s watch.

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A pair of kids in awe at the sea animals in the aquarium.
God's Grace

What Makes Our Guideposts Staffers Feel Awe?

Awe is one of humankind’s most powerful states of being. Studies show it has the ability to strengthen your faith, improve your health—even change your perceptions of time. Here are all the ways, big and small, that the Guideposts staff experiences awe.

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Dolly Parton's Home in the Mountains
Music

Dolly Parton's Home in the Mountains

The beloved singer and actor has always taken care of God's green earth.

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The Sesame Street gang
Movies and TV

10 Fun Facts from 50 Years of 'Sesame Street'

Discover some things you might not know about the pioneering program that has had a positive influence on generations of children.

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Praying for a fresh start
How to Pray

How to Pray for a Fresh Start After a Setback

There is positive energy in prayer that can help us move on to a new and better chapter in our lives.

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Stephanie and Mam Ma
Aging Parents

A Take-Charge Caregiver Learns the Value of Asking for Help

Relocating three senior family members seemed a daunting task; accepting assistance made it possible.

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Ross Hauser uses the 12 steps to live sober, one day at a time.
Addiction and Recovery

Too Young to Be an Alcoholic?

As a teen, he drank to feel grown-up and denied he had a problem. But only through sobriety has he truly become an adult.

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The Rainbow That Led Them to a Better Life
God's Grace

The Rainbow That Led Them to a Better Life

She didn't know how to help her husband, who struggled with alcohol abuse, until a rainbow showed her the way.

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A classroom of students with a close up of an empty desk and chair.
Addiction and Recovery

How This Teacher Helped Her Student Through Alcohol Addiction

She prayed that God would give her a student that needed what she had to give...but now she worried she was in over her head.

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A woman plays a slot machine
Addiction and Recovery

Recovering from Gambling and Other Behavioral Addictions

The 12-step recovery model can help treat behavioral addictions, too.

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