Life Advice

Expressing gratitude

Why Be Grateful for Hard Times?

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

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Saying thank you

Why We Should Say ‘Thank You’ Out Loud

Thinking grateful thoughts is powerful. Telling someone else you feel blessed to have them in your life is downright profound.

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Couple communicating

Do You Need to Expand Your Emotional Vocabulary?

Why finding the exact, right words for your feelings can improve your relationships and overall well-being.

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Guideposts contributor Roberta Messner

3 Ways to Overcome Loneliness

Roberta Messner shares how faith and her prayer life provide support and a connection to those around her.

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Writing in a gratitude journey

In a Bad Mood? This Really Helps

A regular gratitude practice can kick a serious case of grumpiness to the curb.

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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.

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How to fight seasonal sadness

How to Cope with Sadness During the Holidays

No matter how blue you may feel, be on the lookout for small gifts of grace.

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Loss at Thanksgiving

4 Ways to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

The holiday season can be emotional when you’re grieving. Try these tips for being kind to yourself and finding moments of joy amidst the sorrow.

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Frugal lifestyle

3 Positive Aspects of Living Frugally

Whether your thriftiness is by choice or necessity, watching your spending can help you feel invested in your best life. 

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Praying for a fresh start

How to Pray for a Fresh Start After a Setback

There is positive energy in prayer that can help us move on to a new and better chapter in our lives.

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John Becker and his wife, Megan Scott

The Joy of Cooking: A Four-Generation Family Tradition

Meet the great-grandson who adapted America’s most beloved cookbook for the modern chef.

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An artist's rendering of saints in religious garb and memorabilia.

We All Can Be Holy: Celebrating All Saints Day

In remembering their great attributes, let us not forget what made them human, too.

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