Season of light during the holidays
Positive Living

Let the Holidays Come ‘Right on Time’

The cycle of the year is something to marvel at. So what are we really saying when holidays “sneak up” on us? 

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Life Advice

5 Self-Care Tips for a Positive Christmas

As Christmas draws near, it’s more important than ever to nurture your positive spirit with these techniques.

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Motivational Stories

Joy to the World: The Inspiring Journey of the 2019 Rockefeller Tree

Carol Schultz shares how her Norway spruce was chosen from thousands to be the most famous Christmas tree in the world.

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Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan in Christmas in Connecticut
Movies and TV

25 Classic Movies to Watch in December on TCM

During the holidays many of us revisit beloved classic films. Here are 25 movies, many with a Christmas theme, that are airing on Turner Classic Movies in December 2020.

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Rachel and her son adding books to a little free library; Photo credit: Rachel Koppa

The Mother-Son Duo Giving Literacy a Boost

Rachel Koppa and her son are on a mission to diversify all registered Little Free Libraries throughout Dallas, Texas.

Guideposts Holiday Gift Guide
Inspiration

Guideposts Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping and browse our Holiday Gift Guide featuring meaning-filled presents that will bring inspiration and comfort for everyone on your list.

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
Stories of Hope

Advent, Day 6: How to Welcome the Christ Child

On this sixth day of Advent, we share thoughts from Norman Vincent Peale, the founder of Guideposts, about how we should embrace the Christ child in this season of joy.

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Positive Living

Managing ‘What If I Get Covid?’ Anxiety

How families can keep worry in its place during the pandemic

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A scene from Hallmark's Five Star Christmas
Movies and TV

10 Hallmark Holiday Movies to Enjoy This Season

We’re picking 10 of the most exciting movies we simply can’t wait to enjoy this season.

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Gratitude helps with anxiety
Positive Living

How Gratitude Helps Us Cope with Anxiety

Giving thanks is a self-care tool we can use at any time.

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Barbranda Lumpkins Walls
Family

Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

Barbranda Lumpkins Walls shares how her family coped with her father’s passing on Thanksgiving Day.

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Recovery counselor Sidney H. Smith III
Addiction and Recovery

Sidney Smith Offers Advice on Recovery

The recovery counselor offers advice for those who are struggling with addiction and loved ones and friends who wish to offer them support and encouragement.

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Woman with hands on hips at a mountain lake.
Addiction and Recovery

5 Key Steps to Staying Sober During a Crisis

Covid-19 has upended every facet of life, but there are still ways to seek help and remain sober.

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Making Amends: Grant and his Dad.
Addiction and Recovery

In Recovery for His Addiction, He Reconciled with His Father

After the childhood he had, he vowed never to talk to his father again and he almost didn’t.

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An artist's rendering of a woman in distress surrounded by praying hands
Addiction and Recovery

The Prayers of Others Saw Her Through Opioid Withdrawal

In the throes of flagrant opioid withdrawal, she was beginning to despair, but the prayers of friends and strangers lifted her up.

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