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.

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9 Tips from Guideposts Readers for Handling Social Isolation

Guideposts readers share how they are finding community and positivity while social distancing. 

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6 Creative Ways to Celebrate This Year’s Graduates

Readers share how they are making graduation ceremonies special while social distancing. 

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The Challenge of Finding a New Church Home

One of the authors of Guideposts' new fiction series, "Savannah Secrets," shares how she fell in love with a historic church in the southern city.

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3 Ways to Set Smart Boundaries While Social Distancing

Just because you're spending more time at home doesn't mean you have to say "yes" to everything. 

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How to Look Forward to a Positive Future in Any Circumstance

Even in these uncertain times, there are ways to make choices today that will lead to a better tomorrow.

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3 Spiritual Reflections to Help You Find Meaning in Quarantine

Let your faith guide you toward hope even in the midst of isolation.

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How to Transform Fear into Faith During the Pandemic

Clergy coach and author Rebekah Simon-Peter shares two key ways to keep calm and connected to God.

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How to Be a Good Listener in Virtual Gatherings

Five ways to stay present and connected while physically distancing.

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3 Ways Being Flexible Can Help You Find Calm Right Now

Letting the wind blow in unexpected directions isn’t always easy, but it’s part of living with authentic positivity in uncertain times.

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A Powerful Tool for Finding Meaning in Your Life

A therapist’s technique helps us understand how painful experiences and positivity can co-exist.

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How Doves Helped Her Overcome Her Grief

After losing her son, she found comfort and hope by watching these beautiful birds. 

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How to Sleep Well During Uncertain Times

Struggling with insomnia? Here are eight tips for quieting your mind and getting a good night’s sleep. 

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Online Easter Services to Watch from Home

These church sites are streaming their service online to help those looking to celebrate this sacred season.

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6 Tips to Make Your Home a Haven

These easy pointers will help your home feel more comfortable and safe.

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