Coping With Illness

The Ebola virus

Ebola: Don't Panic, Prepare

This registered nurse and Ph.D. breaks down the disease and how you can protect yourself

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Tae Kwon Do Mom

Tae Kwon Do Mom

I watched my son at practice and thought, Hey, maybe I can do that too.

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Jane Shukitis

150 Pounds Later

She was hooked on quick-fix diets until she found a long-term solution.

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Supernatural Self-Control

Supernatural Self-Control

Every diet I tried, every weight-loss book—nothing worked. Then I prayed for help.

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 A smiling Noma Jewell leans on a tennis net while holding a racket.

A Spiritual Solution

Five-foot-two. 240 pounds. 28 years old. Was it too late for a new me?

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Jackie and Diane in aprons at a healthy church supper

Wednesday Night Special

Meet two women who got their whole church to lighten up.

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Mary wraps a tape measure around Tom's newly slim waist.

Choose to Live!

How did his waistline drop from 47 inches to a svelte 37? Just ask his wife!

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Jeannette Doyle Parr

Step By Step

Sometimes you have to start small to make a big difference.

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Edward Grinnan, editor-in-chief of Guideposts

The World Series, My Uncle and the Battle of the Bulge

How a relative struggled to survive the aftermath of war

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An open laptop sitting on rumpled bedsheets

A Poem for the Pain

She awakened from a nap to find an inspiring poem on her laptop. But who wrote it?

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Assistant editor Daniel Kessel

A Little Red Ball of Hope

Daniel Kessel shares how one reader was comforted after Robin Williams’ tragic death.

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William Styron on Depression

William Styron on Depression

William Styron, who was struck with depression in 1985, writes about that experience.

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