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.

Creative kids

Cultivating Creativity in Our Kids–and Ourselves

When talent and passion intersect, it can be life-changing for everyone.

Live for today

Rejoice in Today

Own today, rest in it, be thankful for it. Tomorrow will be what tomorrow will be.

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Autumn leaves

Making a Fresh Start as the Leaves Fall

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, speaks of newness just as nature is quieting down for the winter. There’s beauty in that contrast.

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two senior women painting

How to Set New Life Goals After Retirement

In this excerpt from best-selling author Julia Cameron's book, It's Never Too Late to Begin Again, she shares how to break out of a routine and reignite a sense of adventure.

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How to clear up a misunderstanding

12 Ways to Clear Up a Misunderstanding

Sometimes we’re right. Sometimes we’re wrong. Most times, it doesn’t really matter.

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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.

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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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What suffering can teach us

7 Things You Can Learn in Hard Times

A pink slip, a medical diagnosis, the loss of a loved one–finding meaning in it all.

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Dr. Omalu is now chief medical examiner for San Joaquin County, California, as well as a clinical professor at UC Davis.

The Doctor Who Discovered the Dangers of Concussions in Football

Dr. Bennet Omalu's discovery shook the NFL, but he had dealt with struggles of his own, including depression.

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Invite God to your pity party

Inviting God to Your Pity Party

4 Bible verses to bring you comfort when things go terribly wrong

Matthew West Book "Hello My Name Is"

Matthew West's New Book Is All about Finding Your True Identity

The Christian artist says living an authentic life shouldn’t be measured by the number of likes you get on your selfie. 

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Nicki Cooper smiles at her twin sons

After Divorce, Could She Find Forgiveness?

They were parents of twin sons, but she and her ex-husband couldn't find common ground. How could she change her feelings?

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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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Finding peace and quiet in the tomato patch

Cultivating Silence in the Tomato Patch

Pruning these unwieldy vines reveals more than swelling fruit—it shows what can grow when given some space.

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