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Acts of Kindness That Only God Sees

Simple, thoughtful acts that make the world a little bit better.


How to Choose Calm

Considering that this little word is both a feeling and an action gives you two ways into a peaceful day.

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Actor Brandon Micheal Hall in a scene from God Friended Me

Hope Abounds in New CBS Series 'God Friended Me'

Everybody wants to know what their purpose is; for atheist Miles Filner, God tells him exactly what he's supposed to do, one friend request at a time.  Watch the trailer below:

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Roberta Messner

5 Things I Wish People Knew About Opioid Dependency

Roberta Messner had been using prescription opioids to manage her pain for years. Here's what she learned from opioid withdrawal.

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What Would You Miss If It Suddenly Went Away?

Maybe it’s time to notice all the blessings in your life at this very moment.

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Summer's day

Why Summer Is the Most Positive Season

We can all embrace joy of the world blooming into its fullest glory.

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Beating the summer heat

5 Ways to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat

When temps flare, your mood can too. Try these simple ways to keep your cool, both literally and figuratively.

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Brunswick Stew

How to Cook Brunswick Stew

Watch as Tim Bendall cooks up a huge batch of this traditional Southern dish.

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TLC's makeup maven Carmindy

Makeup Tips from Carmindy

TLC's makeup maven talks about five makeup products every woman should keep handy.

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When ‘No’ Is The Most Positive Answer

Sometimes saying “yes” to your own happiness means saying “no” to something else.

Making Amends: Grant and his Dad.

An Addict Reconciles with His Father

After the childhood he had, he vowed never to talk to his father again and he almost didn’t.

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A woman sitting alone on a bench at a park on a crisp Autumn day.

The Loneliness Epidemic: Serious Long-term Health Risks

Studies like this one and many others highlight that loneliness has very real physical consequences.

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A grandfather drawing with his grandchild using colored pencils.

6 Fun Ideas to Bring Children and Older Adults Together

These suggestions will help you grow closer to your grandchildren and decrease loneliness.

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Preventing Loneliness As You Age

This helpful infographic illustrates how a you or a loved can combat loneliness.

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