Positive Living

Positive living is a skill that anyone can learn at any time. Putting your emotional health first is the first step in cultivating an open, upbeat outlook toward every new day. Try to let positive living tips shape your attitude, and watch the world become a more beautiful place, day by day.
Debbie Macomber: Where Does Generosity Come From?

Debbie Macomber: Where Does Generosity Come From?

Listen as best-selling author Debbie Macomber shares how generosity comes in small, everyday ways.

How to enjoy a long commute

How to Love a Long Commute

Where there are people, there’s the chance to find the Lord and pray for others.

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Guideposts executive editor Rick Hamlin

Wayfarers Inn: Coping With Fear

Listen as Guideposts employees share how they use their faith to overcome instances of fear in their daily lives. 

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Take a deep breath

The Powerful Gift of a Deep Breath

Turning the calendar to December can feel like stepping into a maelstrom. Deep breathing is a simple way to stay grounded during this busy season.

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Chef and author Lidia Bastianich

Chef and Author Lidia Bastianich Honors Her Heritage at Christmas

Acclaimed chef and cookbook author Lidia Bastianich shares how her childhood as a member of an Italian family in Istria informs her Christmas celebrations even today.

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John R. Paine

Lou Gehrig’s Disease Taught Author John R. Paine to Trust God

In his new book, The Luckiest Man, Paine shares how ALS opened his eyes to the beauty of depending on God.

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Decorating for Christmas

Why It’s Not Too Early to Decorate for Christmas

There are surprising benefits for those who trim the tree early in the season.

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Feeling grateful

5 Easy Ways to Make Gratitude a Habit

Positive steps to help you feel more cheerful and grateful all year long.

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An act of kindness

After Giving Thanks, Why Not Spread Kindness?

The day after Thanksgiving is a chance to do unto others what you’re grateful they have done unto you.

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Embracing a growth mindset

3 Ways to Focus on Progress, Not Perfection

Embrace the “growth mindset,” a way to understand that progress and change are possible for each of us.

Gift giving

5 Tips on Picking the Perfect Gift

How to make a loved one feel extra special this holiday season.

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Thanksgiving abundance

3 Ways to Celebrate ‘Plenty’ This Thanksgiving

Embracing the gifts of food and friendship sets us on a positive path through the holiday season.

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Family dinner

3 Make-Ahead Tips for a Positive Dinnertime

Investing just a little prep time can transform your meal into an nutritious and relaxing experience.

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Do you tend toward positive or negative thinking?

Do You Focus on the Positive or the Negative?

Understanding why some brains tend toward negativity could be a breakthrough in the treatment of depression and anxiety.

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