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.
Summer harvest

Cultivate Positivity in the Garden of Life

At peak summer harvest, marvel at the joy of your bounty—and your life.

Change

The Good Thing About Change

Recognizing that new opportunities arise when a chapter comes to a close.

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Lindsey and Lee Ellen in Minnesota

Volunteer Vacation: Two Sisters Hit the Road to Serve Others in Each of the 50 States

In July 2016, Lindsey and Lee Ellen Fulmer  spent a year visiting every state in America, volunteering at a local nonprofits along the way. They set out to inspire other people but along the way found themselves inspired.

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Seder at Passover

How Passover Is a Model of Authentic Positivity

Truly celebrating the joy of liberation means facing the struggles we’ve endured.

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3 ways to help relationships grow

3 Ways Positive Thinking Can Help Relationships Grow

Living optimistically nurtures the relationships that enrich our lives, helping them both grow and last.

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Write down 3 good things a day.

3 Good Things a Day

An extra calendar provides inspiration for practicing gratitude on a daily basis.

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Listening

A Military Mom Learns to Listen with Love

If someone in your family is serving and you run into a critic of the military, here's how to come from a positive place.

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3 ways to overcome obstacles for your New Year's resolutions

3 Ways to Notice—and Overcome—Obstacles in Your Life

Don’t get discouraged in your resolution progress.

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New Year's resolutions

Should You Phrase Resolutions in the Form of a Question?

Asking “Can I?” and “Should I?” brings an attitude of open curiosity to your New Year’s pledges.

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Woman writing in her journal

How to Focus on Your Blessings

How to realize that there are more blessings in our lives than trials, more positive moments than negative.

vision board

How Vision Boards Help You Live a More Purposeful Life

Here are 3 ways vision boards help you tap into your God-given purpose.

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Make 2018 Your Most Positive Year Yet

Make 2018 Your Most Positive Year Yet

These 4 strategies can set you on a positive path for the new year.

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7 Bible verses for the New Year

7 Bible Verses for the New Year

Here's help in keeping a positive, faith-filled mindset for the year ahead.

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Charity volunteers give wrapped gifts to children

Gift Giving: The Surprising Benefits

Gift giving offers emotional and spiritual benefits to those who give

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