Life Advice

We rarely need meaningful life advice more than when we are coping with grief, but we can benefit from advice at many times in our lives. Tips on how to manage stress or be your best self can reignite your life purpose, from refreshing your work life to improving relationships to fostering confidence and self-esteem.
Good morning

2 Simple Words That Make Any Day Better

There’s a positive power in how we greet each other in the morning.

Patience in the garden

One of the Best Things a Garden Can Teach You

How one woman found friendships and memories through her green thumb. 

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Putting a stop to a bad day

Why the Day Is Never Lost

This is the day the Lord has made, and if it takes a while to rejoice in it, be glad.

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Faith, family and friends

3 Values That Are Keys to Success in Life

A simple sign can be a strong reminder of what's really important. 

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Surfing

How to Joyfully Struggle with Something

A new book teaches how to enjoy life, even when you make mistakes.

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Summer reading

How Reading Can Make You Happier

Turn the page on a new outlook on life.

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Legendary science fiction author Ray Bradbury

Guideposts Classics: Ray Bradbury on Celebrating God's Gifts

In this story from June 1991, the science fiction author shares how an encounter with a sideshow performer convinced him to embrace the gifts God had given him: A passion and a talent for writing.

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Mustard greens

How to Let Go in the Garden

Life doesn’t always go according to plan. Neither do gardens. Here’s why that’s something to celebrate.

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delegating

3 Healthy Ways to Delegate for Less Stress

Handing off tasks can help you release the stress of an overburdened daily schedule.

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Bible verses about relationships

6 Bible Verses That Will Help Strengthen Relationships

The ancient wisdom of Scripture has a lot to teach us about communicating with others. 

Finding joy each day

How to Choose Joy One Day at a Time

Joy doesn’t just happen; it’s up to us to choose it daily. Here’s how.

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Faith during hard times

Does Faith Protect You from Hardship?

In a word, “no.” But here's how it can help us discover new directions and purpose during stressful times.

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A woman on a tropical vacation sailing on a  river in a kayak.

How to Turn Any Vacation into a Pilgrimage

You can have a divine experience anywhere you travel by following these eight steps.

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The importance of having a positive outlook

Why Positivity, Hope and Optimism Are Tools for Survival

A new book based on the teachings of a Jewish spiritual leader encourages each of us to focus on joy, faith and love.

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