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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The Power of a Good Attitude

Doing even the simplest job with the best of intentions serves everyone.

Lynne’s proud of Ben’s progress; today he’s a mentor to recovering addicts and finishing college.

A Mother Learns to Turn Her Addict Son Over to God

He was kicked out of a sober-living home. Could she believe him when he said he was finally ready to give up drugs?

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A family working together to prepare a meal in the kitchen.

Staying Connected Can Keep Seniors from Being Lonely

Are your aging loved ones feeling alone? Here are some helpful ways to keep them involved.

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Oprah's New Book Shares 'The Wisdom of Sundays'

Oprah's New Book Shares 'The Wisdom of Sundays'

In a wide-ranging interview, Oprah talks about gratitude, purpose and finding peace with Guideposts.org. 

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Oprah's Gospel Brunch

Inside Oprah's 'Super Soul' Gospel Brunch

The TV legend invited Guideposts to cover her star-studded, spirit-filled event and book launch party for The Wisdom of Sundays at her California home.

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Jump at the chance to be kind

Jumping at a Chance to Be Kind

Look for moments when the world is need of a good deed, and you will find yourself surrounded with positive opportunities.

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Tech Tools to Enhance Your Parents’ Lives

Here are some helpful apps and tools you may want to suggest to your senior loved ones.

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June Floyd has a special relationship with the rabbit — appropriately named Thumper — that makes her home in the senior living location in Fort Collins, Colorado, where June lives. Thumper's favorite lunch? Salad bar, of course.

Furry Friends with Benefits

These friendly animals give senior living residents the comfort they need.

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Lonely

5 Ways to Feel Less Lonely

Isolation isn’t good for your health. Here’s how to reconnect with others and find community.

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Have a daily retreat

Refresh Yourself with a Retreat

Sometimes the best way to freshen your attitude is by stepping away from your everyday routine.

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The Benefits of Staying Social as a Senior

Many seniors find themselves leading a more solitary life, but staying social in one's golden years can yield many benefits.

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Feelings pass

How to Transform Negative Feelings

Most pain, sadness and fear have almost nothing to do with God. This too shall pass.

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A young Swedish girl in a candlelit crown portrays St. Lucia

How Children Celebrate Christmas Around the World

Who knows better how to get in the Christmas spirit than children? Catch the seasonal joy of some of our young neighbors across the globe…

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Alikay Wood and her father during their sojourn in Iceland

Iceland: Would a Father-Daughter Trip Change Their Relationship?

On a whim, Guideposts editor Alikay Wood asked her father if he'd like to travel with her to Iceland. She never thought he'd say yes, but he did, and their shared adventure taught her a valuable lesson about love.

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