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.

An artists's rendering of Jeannette and her mother; illustration by Eleni Kalorkoti

A Gratitude Journal Improved Her Outlook on Life

When she realized she’d inherited the family trait of complaining, she prayed for help in adjusting her attitude.

How to thrive

3 Ways to Thrive, Not Just Survive, During Covid

Not everybody feels successful in the same ways. Find out what your best feels like, then take steps to get there.

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Pandemic stress and marriage

A Simple Tip to Ease Pandemic Stress in Your Marriage

You’ve been working—as well as living—under one roof for almost a year. Here’s some help!

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Holly Lebowitz Rossi, author of our 'A Positive Path' blog

A Positive Path with Holly Lebowitz Rossi

In this series of videos, the author of the Guideposts blog A Positive Path offers messages of positivity and hope during these challenging times.

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Being creative

Why Creativity Is So Important to Emotional Health

It’s a mindset that makes space in your life for focus, energy and joy.

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Couple budgeting

How to Have a Positive Relationship with Money

Whether you have enough or are facing financial hardship, new research offers insights about protecting your overall happiness.

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Living with depression

How to Help a Friend Living with Depression

The simple but powerful ways to walk with someone through their misery and mystery.

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Heart healthy Valentine's

Sweet Ways to Feed Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

From heart-shaped treats to heart-healthy delights, show yourself some love this February 14.

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Mother and daughter enjoying a backyard fire pit; Getty Images

Create a Backyard Oasis This Winter—and Beyond

Add a fire pit, put down an outdoor rug and other ways to have fun with your family and friends in the great outdoors this season.

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Women's History Month

Step into Women’s History Month with Self-Love

Women’s history is all the more inspiring when it fuels our well-being in the here and now.

Holly Lebowitz Rossi

A Positive Path with Holly Lebowitz Rossi: Overcoming the Winter Blues

The Guideposts blogger shares some techniques for dealing with seasonal affective disorder as we await the arrival of spring.

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Woman in front of a window in winter (Getty Images)

5 Fun and Easy Activities You Can Do at Your Window this Winter

Take a break from your screen and look out your window to enjoy the beauty of God’s world.

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Validating feelings

Why It's Important to Validate Someone's Feelings

Being seen in a moment of pain helps us to heal and return to a place of peace and calm.

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Vaccine blessings

Small World Blessings in a Big City

Encountering healing and comfort while getting the Covid-19 vaccine

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