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.
Picnic on the beach

Why a Simple Sandwich Tastes Better at the Beach

With minimal effort, dining alfresco offers health benefits from stress reduction to boosted immunity—and a renewed focus on food.

Life stories in the Bible

Life Lessons for Today from the Bible

How biblical stories can guide us in navigating modern life.

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Tips for a Grieving heart

10 Tips to Help a Grieving Heart

If you are struggling with a loss, here are ten ways to help you find peace and comfort.

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What a succulent plant can teach you

How One Plant Inspires a Garden of Life Lessons

Succulents are easy to care for—and to propagate. Starting new plants from older ones is both a satisfying and inspiring project.

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Relaxing outside

Why Getting Outside Is a Natural Stress Reliever

New research shows that just 20 minutes outdoors goes a long way toward lowering a damaging stress hormone.

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A teacher's advice

Surprising Spiritual Advice in the Classroom

A teacher shares how a young student helped him do his job—and life—better.

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Too much empathy?

Is It Possible to Be Too Empathetic?

Caring about others is kind and right. But to stay on the healthy side of this emotion, apply some perspective.

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Describe your stress

What Are You Getting Out of Your Stress?

Redefining your stress level may help you let go of negative patterns.

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How to forgive someone

How to Forgive Someone Who Has Hurt You

Forgiveness doesn’t always mean forgetting. But it does mean moving on.

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the importance of relaxing

The Pleasure and Power of Doing Nothing at All

Summertime is the ideal season to embrace the notion that “being” can sometimes outrank “doing” as a top activity.

Simple celebrations for Father's Day

3 Simple Celebrations for Father's Day

Meaningful ways to thank the father or father figure in your life—without breaking the bank.

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When you miss someone

3 Healthy Ways to Miss Someone

When a loved one is away, let their absence make your heart grow fonder.

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Tips for dealing with stress

12 Quick Tips for Keeping Stress in Check

Help for finding inner calm when the chaos of life swirls around you.

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Focusing deeply on a project

Why It’s So Important to Only Do One Thing at a Time

Multi-tasking can get you through the day, but “deep work” is important to your sense of purpose and accomplishment.

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