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.

Enjoying summer weather

The Gift of a Suddenly Summer Day

An unexpected temperature swing can feel strange—and beautifully freeing.

Keeping a journal

Find the Most Positive, Helpful Journal for Your Personality

“Dear Diary” isn’t for everyone. Choose a journal that meets you where you are on your healing journey.

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Potting plants

The Freedom and Beauty of Re-Potting a Plant

Every living thing outgrows its surroundings sometimes. With gentle care, we can all open up to new light.

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Daffodils in the garden

A Neat Trick to Get the Most Out of Your Daffodil Bulbs

This easy technique keeps your spring beauties neat in the garden and healthy for next year. 

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Teacup candle

Simple Scented Candles to Make in Your Old Teacups

This easy project will warm up your home or make beautifully unique gifts.

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True friendship

3 Ways to Be an Authentically Positive Friend

You can encourage and support your friends and still tell the truth about hard things. Here’s how.

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Writing a positive affirmation

4 Ways to Write a Positive Affirmation

Affirming yourself with honesty and compassion is an art. Here’s how to craft your words of self-love.

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Mother's Day brunch

Easy Brunch Ideas for a Sparkling Mother’s Day

Just a little effort will show your mom how much you treasure her.

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Spring walk

5 Easy, Polished Layers for Spring Dressing

The joy—and challenge—of springtime is that the weather can surge and dip over a short period of time. Make sure your wardrobe is prepared so you enjoy the great outdoors.

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Organizing books

The Simple Pleasure of an Empty Bookshelf

This satisfying project can redefine your relationship with your books.

Radishes

Put Radishes Center Stage for Fresh Spring Meals

The earliest crops are crunchy, spicy and ready to add zing to your spring dishes.

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Randall Liberty; photo by Katye Martens Brier

A Prison Warden's Victory Over PTSD

After years in the military and law enforcement, he opened up about his struggles with trauma and learned that God was listening

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Jeannie Hughes with her husband, Roger; photo by Scott Goldsmith

She Was Inspired by Her Husband's Positivity While Dealing with Cancer

Her husband’s diagnosis didn’t challenge his faith. Why did it shake hers?

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A world of happiness

Headlines from the 2022 World Happiness Report

What can we learn from the happiest places on the planet?

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Happy older woman

How to Find Happiness in the Second Half of Life

It’s never too early or too late to embark on the road to fulfillment.

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Randall Liberty

How to Recognize PTSD in Those You Love

Randall Liberty, who experienced PTSD following his military service in Iraq, offers tips for recognizing the disorder in friends and loved ones and advice on how to help them find healing.

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