QUOTE OF THE DAY

When people tell you to 'do whatever makes you happy,' ignore that. Do whatever makes you better, and be happy about it.  

Allan Rice

executive director of Alabama Fire College

Helping a stranger get to the grocery store has a divine aspect.
People Helping People

Would You Help a Stranger?

Helping a disabled stranger get to the supermarket has a whiff of the divine.

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Military Families

Facing Fear to Find Calm Waters

A day at the beach reminds a military mom how she found peace after her son was deployed.

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The cure for worry is prayer
Power of Prayer

You Can Worry, or You Can Pray

The cure for worry is not worrying less. It is praying more. 

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Life Advice

Cultivating Silence in the Tomato Patch

Pruning these unwieldy vines reveals more than swelling fruit—it shows what can grow when given some space.

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Actor John Corbett

John Corbett: The Importance of Saying Yes

His surprising journey from steelworker to actor, the moment that changed his life, and his movie All Saints

Brooke Obie and family on vacation at the Ritz Carlton, Kapalua, Hawaii
Travel

How Parents and Adult Children Can Travel Together

Worried about traveling with parents? Get practical advice from our writer who's had great trips with her mom and dad.

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A woman reflecting by the lake's edge.
Living Longer, Living Better

It's Never Too Late to Follow Your Dreams

It's never too late to pursue your dreams. If you need some inspiration to follow your heart, no matter what your age, enjoy these inspiring quotes.

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Trending Stories

This CEO Had the Perfect Response to an Employee's Mental Health Day
Work Life

This CEO Had the Perfect Response to an Employee's Mental Health Day

When this employee emailed about taking time off for her mental health, her boss had the best reply. 

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An Esther Krinitz tapestry entitled Rosh Hashanah
God's Grace

The Amazing Art of Holocaust Survivor Esther Krinitz

At the age of 50, Esther Nisenthal Krinitz began to create amazing tapestries that told the story of her survival during the Holocaust. Check out our selections of her inspiring work!

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Beverly T. Gooden
People Helping People

This Domestic Violence Survivor Created 'Bolt Bag' to Help Others

Social activist and domestic violence survivor Beverly T. Gooden hopes her Bolt Bag will make it easier for victims to leave abusive situations.

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The Property Brothers' Lessons in Renovating and Giving Back
Movies and TV

The Property Brothers' Lessons in Renovating and Giving Back

Drew and Jonathan Scott share secrets to great home renovations, lessons they've learned, and the causes they care about.

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Better Living

10 ways to help the sandwich generation
Sandwich Generation

10 Ways to Bless the Sandwich Generation

Parents are often playing the role of caregivers to older family members as well. Here’s how you can help.

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Joshua Coombes giving haircut to  homeless person
Inspiring Stories

This Traveling Hairstylist Transforms the Homeless

London-based hairstylist Joshua Coombes started the #DoSomethingForNothing movement to inspire others to give back

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Farmer's market
Health and Wellness

5 Ways to Have a Positive Experience at the Farmer’s Market

A weekly trip to the farmer’s market is an opportunity to connect to the people and products that make your community a positive place to live.

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3 ways to live mindfully
Life Advice

3 Ways to Live Mindfully

Mindfulness meditation is effective, healthful—and available to you wherever you are.

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