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.


Veterans Community Project building tiny homes

Community Builds Village for Homeless Veterans

 A non-profit has helped create a village of tiny homes for veterans in need. 


Hunter, Jackson, and Kaden Howard

These Tiny Triplets Are Wearing Helmets for an Important Reason

This trio may only be a few months old, but they’ve already made medical history. 

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Woman lifts her newly adopted puppy in the air.

4 Ways Adopting a Dog Changed My Life

Thinking about adopting a dog? Here are some ways it will change your life for the better.

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Salad for dinner

Recipe: How to Enjoy Salad for Dinner

Let a colorful, healthy and seasonal salad freshen up your dinner plate.

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Simplify your to do list.

How to Simplify Your ‘To Do’ List

When you say “yes” to everything, what’s important takes a back seat. Some thoughts on time management, learned from the military.

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Deborah Kraft celebrates crossing the Continental Divide on her bike journey from Maine to the Oregon Coast

One Woman's Cross-Country Bike Adventure

Travel along with Deborah Kraft as she celebrates graduating from college by traveling from Maine to Oregon on a bicycle.

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What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease

What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease

Here are some tips to keep your family safe while still enjoying the outdoors. 

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Chris Pratt at Comic Con

Chris Pratt's Words of Wisdom

Comedian and superhero extraordinaire Chris Pratt shares some witty and inspirational quotes.

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5 Money-Saving Tips for Single Moms

5 Money-Saving Tips for Single Moms

While these tips are written with single moms in mind, almost anyone can save more money with a little organizing, budgeting and internet savvy--and make a little more, too!

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Getting past noise and stress.

4 Ways to Get Past Noise and Stress

You can’t always retreat from loudness, but you can use your imagination to connect with the still, calm place you always carry with you.


5 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Laughter

5 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Laughter

Everyone loves to laugh. Here's why it's good for you.

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Spiritual housekeeping

Spiritual Housekeeping

Just like in a real home, cleaning and upkeep are important to your spiritual maintenance.

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Stressed

10 Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Stressed

Explore this checklist to discover where stress is trying to put down roots in your body.

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Daydreaming at my desk.

Why You Should Dream Big

At my desk, musing over memories and some of Grandpa Norman Vincent Peale’s favorite quotes about positive thinking.

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