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New Series: Living Longer, Living Better

Inspiring stories by people who face obstacles and find ways to improve their lives—mind, body and soul

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7 Ways to Cope When Your Spouse Faces Health Issues

When the one you hold dearest faces an illness, there will be some caregiving shifts in your relationship. Here are some uplifting tips to help you persevere through these changes.

Roberta Messner weight loss

10 Weight Loss Tips That Work

Roberta Messner shares how she lost almost 100 pounds--and kept the weight off!

Keith and NancyJo with their dog

Managing Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Challenges Couple

This couple's determination to battle Alzheimer's has inspired them to lead an active life.

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Inspiring Bible Verses and Tips for Living with Cancer

Cancer can be a daunting, even frightening, health challenge for anyone to face, but these seven Bible verses can strengthen your faith and bolster your hopes.

Carol and Lynn Kuykendall with their golden retriever, Kemo

The Amazing Way This Couple Beat Cancer Together

When Carol and her husband Lynn were diagnosed with cancer, doctors gave them two years to live. That was 11 years ago. 


GirlTrek Helps Women Walk with Gratitude

The non-profit organization's 40-Day Gratitude Trek helps women walk for exercise every day and practice gratitude by writing 40 thank you notes to deserving people.

Rome, the Eternal City

Life Lessons: How to Make Good Days Last

Have you ever wished you could make the joy of wonderful vacation or happy holiday last for months? On a trip to Italy, a Guideposts staffer found some life lessons to help brighten her days.

Sobriety Ride: Spencer Nee bikes for hope

Journey to Sobriety: One Man Rides for Hope

Spencer Nee is riding 4,000 miles across the country in order to give hope to people with addictions. 

Tai Chi instructor Mikki Davis

Body and Soul: Integrating Tai Chi with Faith

Certified Tai Chi instructor Mikki Davis shares how her tai chi relates to and complements her Christian faith. Read Mikki's story!