Health and Wellness

Today Show new anchor Craig Melvin; video by Larsen & Talbert

Craig Melvin: How His Father Was Changed by Sobriety

The Today Show news anchor shares what a difference it made in the life of his family when his father confronted and overcame his alcohol and gambling addictions.

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Pastor Matt Hall hikes the Appalachian Trail; video by Michael A. Schwarz

How the Great Outdoors Helped a Pastor on His Sobriety Journey

United Methodist pastor Matt Hall shares how a summer ministering to hikers along the Appalachian Trail influenced his recovery from drug addiction.

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Edward Grinnan

The Journey of Recovery: Making Peace with the Past

In a Jesus Calling podcast, Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan makes a discovery.

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Senior couple exercising

6 Safe and Effective Exercises for Seniors

Incorporating these moves into your daily routine can improve your overall health and prevent slips and falls.

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A woman doing morning stretches outdoors; Getty Images

Small Ways to Stay Active and Motivated Every Day

Learn how to get past mental and physical roadblocks when exercising.

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Glasses with a scenic view in the lenses; Illustration by Daniel Lievano

How a Fond Memory of Her Son Sustained Her

Drug addiction took her son. But a chance encounter with another child reminded her to open her eyes to God’s many miracles.

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Rick Hamlin

Lessons from a Life-Saving Surgery

Through the turmoil of a week-long hospital stay, thoughts on suffering, trust and comfort.

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A senior couple running on a trail; Getty Images

Fitness Influencer Joan MacDonald Shares Small Ways to Stay Active

The fitness guru gives her tips for seniors to stay motivated and stay moving. 

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Family hiking

5 Health Benefits of Hiking

You don’t have to be a backcountry pro to benefit from time in the great outdoors.

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Fitness class in progress; Getty Images

Body & Soul Fitness: Connects Faith and Exercise

The organization provides live—virtual and in-person—classes, as well as on-demand videos for participants of all levels.

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4 Ways to Eat Healthy Food for Less Money

Eating fresh, nutrient-rich food doesn’t need to mean spending more at the grocery store.

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How to Get Through a Medical Crisis

How to Get Through a Medical Crisis

When it comes to healing, key pieces of advice from someone fresh out of the hospital.

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Woman in her golden years enjoying a walk; Getty Images

3 Key Steps for Long-Term Fitness Success

Fitness influencer Joan MacDonald shares the lessons she’s learned along her fitness journey that can help you succeed in yours.

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Heather Henry and her son Tim;  photo by Jim Graham

How an Art Class Gave This Worried Mom Hope

She feared her son would never overcome his drug addiction—until she received divine assurance.

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