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.

Katheryn Berlandi, granddaughter to Norman Vincent Peale; photo by Todd Plitt

Norman Vincent Peale's Granddaughter on His Lessons for Positive Living

Millions have learned life lessons from the writings of the Guideposts cofounder. She learned them at his knee.

Catherine Madera; photo by Brandon Hill

The Journal of a Sister Lost to Cancer Bolstered Her Faith

Her late sister had made her peace with the Lord. Could she?

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Mitchell Hollis, founder of Run For God; photo by Michael A. Schwarz

He Stopped Running from His Past to Head Toward God

He thought he knew what he was running for—until he figured out what he was running from.

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Refreshing iced tea

2 Refreshing New Ways to Enjoy Iced Tea

Welcome summer with a sip of sunshine.

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Enjoying nature

How Spending Time in Nature Can Help Your Finances

A new study reveals that being in natural spaces not only makes us feel good, it can lower our health care costs.

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Jeanette Levellie; photo by Matthew Gilson

Overcoming Her Sugar Addiction Was the Sweetest Victory of All

Accepting that she relied on sweets made her view her love of them differently.

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Monroeville, Alabama; photo by Michael A. Schwarz

Greetings from Monroeville, Alabama

Monroeville, Alabama, hometown to author Harper Lee, has come to be known as the state's literary capital.

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Bear Grylls; photo by Ben Simms/NBCUniversal via Getty Images

Positive Thinker: Bear Grylls, Host of 'Running Wild,' Author of 'Never Give Up'

The famed adventurer and television host on facing his fears, his remote vacation hideaway and his deep respect for teachers.

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Marsha's Texican-Style Pinto Beans

Texican-Style Pinto Beans

This delicious dish will be a hit with the whole family.

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Rabun Williams, a volunteer at the Monroe County Museum; photo by Michael A. Schwarz

Greetings from Small-Town America: Monroeville, Alabama

Alabama’s literary capital has much to offer tourists, especially if they’re fans of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Taking a weekly tech break

3 Reasons to Take a Weekly Tech Break

Just one day a week off your devices reaps emotional and physical benefits.

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What is an Ebenezer Stone?

During difficult times, let this Bible story remind you of God’s presence in your life.

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Jeanette Levellie

Her Faith Helped Her Overcome Sugar Addiction

When Jeanette Levellie realized she was addicted to sugar, she turned to God for help.

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Salmon and asparagus

Simple Sheet Pan Suppers Where Fish Is the Star

Quick, easy and healthy? Yes, please!

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Enjoying summer weather

The Gift of a Suddenly Summer Day

An unexpected temperature swing can feel strange—and beautifully freeing.

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Organizing books

The Simple Pleasure of an Empty Bookshelf

This satisfying project can redefine your relationship with your books.

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