Better Living

One key to better living is to look for wisdom in many places. Heeding wise words of life advice can help improve your health, increase your sense of wellness, and bring joy into each day. Good life advice can also fill you up in the literal sense, when it includes recipes for foods that nurture the body and spirit.

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Know Your Body, Know Your Fitness Limit

Dr. Ken Redcross shares several tips to help seniors get started on their fitness journey.

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How to Emerge with Hope After a Pandemic Year

A small family of birds mirrors the emotional journey of stepping back into life after COVID.

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How to Avoid Exercise Burnout

Changing the way you think about exercising can be the key to making it a permanent part of your daily routine.

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The Joy of Travel After a Pandemic Year

This could be a summer of hope and inspiration as more folks hit the road—and the rails.

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Fresh Ways to Enjoy Avocados This Summer

Welcome this nutritional powerhouse to your dinner table, from soup to ice cream!

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6 Positive Ways to Manage Social Anxiety

As we ease back into social experiences, relating to others might feel brand-new and even nerve-wracking. Here’s how to stay gentle with yourself during this transition.

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Easy Ways to Keep Your Bedding Fresh and Clean

From a cleaning schedule to the right materials for your sleep style, simple habits can transform your bed into the restful sanctuary of your dreams. 

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Exercise Guru Joan MacDonald, the 75-Year-Old Influencer

Meet Joan MacDonald, the 75-Year-Old Influencer Proving Fitness Can Happen at Any Age

She shares her road to living a healthier life and how others can too. 

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This Author Finds Her Inspiration in the Early Morning Hours

Ruth Logan Herne has written more than 60 books. Her latest is part of Guideposts’ “Miracles & Mysteries of Mercy Hospital” series.

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13 Exciting New Movies to Stream on Netflix this Summer

Battling robots, finding hidden treasure, discovering forgotten love letters; there’s a film for everyone in the family this season.

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A Recovering Alcoholic Feared Her Daughter Might Repeat Her Mistakes

How could she prevent her teenage daughter from turning to alcohol?

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Greetings from Small-Town America: Casey, Illinois

From a giant mailbox to an oversized wind chime, this little Midwestern town has twelve things that are the largest in the world.

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The Story Behind 'A Spoonful of Sugar'

Songwriters often admit that their inspiration comes from small, everyday moments. Here’s the sweet story of the famous Mary Poppins song.

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The Art of the Apology

Take responsibility, be real, and other tips to turn saying “I’m sorry” into a meaningful conversation.

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