Work Life

You want your work life to be a source of meaning and value. But work stress, challenging coworkers, and other workplace issues can get in the way of the career you dream of. Whether your boss is a source of inspiration and encouragement or not, you can find expert advice and practical ideas on how to make your time at work more interesting, inspiring, and productive.

DeVon Franklin

DeVon Franklin Wants You to Find Success

The award-winning producer's new book, "The Hollywood Commandments," offers a guide to combining your faith and your purpose. 

Shauna Niequist and Oprah Winfrey

Shauna Niequist: On Faith and Perfectionism

On Super Soul Sunday this Sunday, August 20, Author Shauna Niequist shares with Oprah Winfrey how faith helped her end her quest for perfection. Read our excerpt from Shauna's bestseller, Present Over Perfect.   

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This CEO Had the Perfect Response to an Employee's Mental Health Day

This CEO Had the Perfect Response to an Employee's Mental Health Day

When this employee emailed about taking time off for her mental health, her boss had the best reply. 

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Man taking break during work

The One Thing You're Not Doing That Could Boost Your Productivity

It turns out, taking a break during the work day might actually make you more productive. 

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Is Biking the Secret to Living Longer?

Is Biking the Secret to Living Longer?

Science may have found a way to make your commute easier, and healthier, for you. 

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unexpected job loss

What to Do When You’re Unexpectedly Unemployed

These tips will help you in the moments and days immediately after an unexpected job loss.

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Why you should ask for help and follow instructions

The Beauty of Asking for Help

Unless you pay attention to God's guidance, you can get really lost.

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All Tangled Up

All Tangled Up

Walking three dogs and managing three leashes opens up a chance to trust God.  

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Milton Caniff, with two of his most famous creations, Steve Canyon (left) and Terry

Guideposts Classics: Milton Caniff on the Meaning of Success

In this story from June 1963, the man behind such classic comic strips as Terry and the Pirates and Steve Canyon pays homage to the man who was his mentor.

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A black and white photograph of tough hands with dirt on them.

Inspiring Labor Day Quotes

For Labor Day we share these quotes that celebrate the importance and value of hard work, reminding us all that our labors are worthwhile.

Sarcasm is not great for friendship.  Photo from 123RF(r).

Teens and Sarcasm

Sarcasm is a great way to drive away friends. Here's how to avoid it.

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Peggy's pillow cases tell the story.

Enter into God’s Rest

Sometimes, all we need is a little rest, but everything seems to conspire against it. 

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little boy in front of school buses

The Boy I Could Never Forget

In all my years of driving a school bus, one kid stood out—Charlie with his big gray eyes.  

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Michelle Mahnke poses with a platter of her Christmas Cut-Out Cookies.

A Very Vegas Christmas

She was 22 and far from home. How would the holiday spirit ever find her there?

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