Positive Thinking

A positive attitude effects everything you do, from how you greet the bagger at the grocery store to how you interact with work colleagues, romantic partners, and family members. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's book, The Power of Positive Thinking, introduced the importance of positive thinking in creating positive change. Share positive thinking stories reminds us that a positive attitude can change our lives.
A young woman sleeping in bed during the night.

7 Positive Quotes to Read Before Bedtime

Finding it hard to sleep? Here are seven of our favorite words of wisdom to help you settle in for sweeter dreams and reinforce a calm mindset. Try printing this page or jotting a few of your favorites down on sticky notes and keep them bedside for your nightly reading.

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The Power of Turning Negative Stories into Positive Ones

You can turn your life around once you decide to stop telling yourself that you can’t.

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Milestone birthday

3 Ways to Have a Positive Milestone Birthday

Big birthdays can mean a lot of different things—here’s how to choose to celebrate yourself.

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Keep a positive house

4 Ways to Create a Positive ‘House of Words’

The poetic idea that our words are where we dwell inspires us to create an uplifting space in which to live our best lives.

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6 Ways to Celebrate Easter Year Round

Spreading joy and letting go of fear are just a few ways to commemorate Easter throughout the year. 

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An Authentically Positive Perspective on Rainy Days

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s words invite us to find peace even when things aren’t going our way.

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Waiting for spring

How to Wait Patiently for Spring

The official start of spring can be a mindset as well as a date on the calendar.

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Norman Vincent Peale

Guideposts Helps You Take Negatives and Turn Them into Positives

Here are some of the ways Guideposts brings you hope and inspiration.

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Mt. Climber Lori Schneider: Overcoming Fear

Mt. Climber Lori Schneider: Overcoming Fear

Lori Schneider discusses how she handling being diagnosed with MS. 

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How Norman Vincent Peale Inspired the New Book from Bobby Schuller

Pastor Bobby Schuller’s Change Your Thoughts, Change Your World was influenced by Norman Vincent Peale’s legacy of positive thinking.  

Mr. Positivity Kevin Carroll: What's Your Story?

Mr. Positivity Kevin Carroll: What's Your Story?

Kevin Carroll demonstrates the power of knowing yourself. 

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Mr. Positivity Kevin Carroll: Want To

Mr. Positivity Kevin Carroll: Want To

Kevin Carroll gives tips for self-motivation. 

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Mr. Positivity Kevin Carroll on Turning Dreams into Reality

Mr. Positivity Kevin Carroll on Turning Dreams into Reality

Kevin Carroll discusses getting things done. 

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Mr. Positivity Kevin Carroll on Look-Up Moments

Mr. Positivity Kevin Carroll on Look-Up Moments

Kevin Carroll teaches you how to change your perspective with this simple exercise. 

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