Managing Life Changes

Gracefully dealing with life change is no easy feat. When personal change is your goal, you might feel in control and motivated. But managing life changes means adjusting to new circumstances that you might not have opted for. Staying calm in a period of life transition can help you stay centered and make the best decisions for your future.
Expressing gratitude

Why Be Grateful for Hard Times?

No one wants adversity. But there are plenty of positive insights to be gained from it.

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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Getting good news at the doctor's office

How to Handle the ‘Shock’ of Good News

We can become too accustomed to processing bad news. But what about when life brings us a pleasant surprise?

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7 Ways to Be More Resilient

After an auto repairman she trusted ran off with her car parts and money, she leaned on these important lessons.

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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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10 Inspirational Quotes About Embracing Change

Change is inevitable in life. Whether it's buying a new home or simply taking a new route to work, here are some of our favorite quotes to help motivate you to take that first step.

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6 Life Lessons from an Old Log Cabin

6 Life Lessons from an Old Log Cabin

How renovating an old, rundown place ended up restoring her life after divorce

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Bonnie McEneany: 12 Years After September 11

Bonnie McEneany: 12 Years After September 11

The wife of a 9/11 victim talks about the strength she finds in faith and the messages she still receives from her husband in the hereafter, 12 years later.

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Monica Iken: 10 Years After September 11 A wife reflects on the tenth anniversary of losing her husband during 9/11

Monica Iken: 10 Years After September 11

A wife reflects on the tenth anniversary of losing her husband during 9/11, and the messages she receives from him in the hereafter.

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Adjusting to life changes

How to Adjust to Big Life Changes

Feeling comfortable in a new reality takes time—give yourself the gift of letting things settle on their own schedule.

The Promise of Hope: Creating Your Change Vision Statement

The Promise of Hope: Creating Your Change Vision Statement

Edward Grinnan walks you through the process of using your imagination to help you achieve personal growth.

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Tips For Embracing Personal Change

Tips For Embracing Personal Change

Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan chats with personal change guru Ariane de Bonvoisin. Start each day with encouragement for your soul. Order Mornings with Jesus 2019

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9 Inspirational Quotes for Retirement

9 Inspirational Quotes for Retirement

Retirement is never the end of your journey. Enjoy these nine motivational quotes to inspire you as you plan for the next phase of your life.

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8 Motivational Quotes for Decluttering

8 Motivational Quotes for Decluttering

Decluttering can be a difficult task to begin. Here are 8 of our favorite motivational quotes to help you get started on organizing and clearing your life.

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