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.

Autumn scarf

Cute, Cozy Ways to Tie an Autumn Scarf

These three favorites will keep you warm as well as stylish all season long.

Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi

A Positive Path with Holly Lebowitz Rossi: Three Ways to Tie Your Autumn Scarf

The Guideposts blogger demonstrates three fashionable ways to tie your scarf as you embrace the chill of autumn.

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How to deal with loneliness

Positive Reading: ‘Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness’

This graphic memoir helps us name and understand isolation—and take steps to loosen its grip on our lives.

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Spiritual thinking

The Science Behind the Benefits of ‘Spiritual Thinking’

How spirituality expands our thinking and secures our mental health.

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An act of kindness

Can Being Kind to Others Help You Heal?

What studies are showing about the surprising health benefits from acts of kindness.

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Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi

A Positive Path with Holly Lebowitz Rossi: The Rewards of Kindness

The Guideposts blogger reminds us that even small acts of kindness can positively impact not just the recipient of the kindness but also the one makes that gesture.

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Ask "how" instead of "why"

To Dial Back Stress, Ask ‘How,’ Not ‘Why’

Hard moments don’t always happen for clear reasons. Navigate them by asking how you can move forward with grace and positivity.

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Early and mindful gift shopping

Early Shopping—Mindful Ways to Approach Holiday Gift-Giving

With gentleness and intention, we can make our way through the busiest time of year with patience and joy.

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Author and lifestyle expert Katie Brown

Conversations with Katie Brown

In this series of videos, the author and lifestyle expert offers some creative and affordable DIY home decorating tips and shares her thoughts on everyday blessings.

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Woman resting relaxing in a park (Getty Images)

How to Find Calm When You Are Overwhelmed or Anxious

Knit, step away from your screens, light a candle and others ways to turn off your brain and improve your spiritual wellbeing.

Grandmother and granddaughter lying on foliage and enjoy the autumn (Getty)

10 Fun Fall Activities

Fall foliage tours, apples, pumpkins and warm soups. Celebrate all that is autumn with our tips and recipes.  

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Shorter days by the fire

How to Enjoy the Positive Side of Earlier Sunsets

Darkness doesn’t have to be a state of mind as we “fall back” into the shorter days of autumn.

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Author and lifestyle expert Katie Brown

Katie Brown's Tips for Thanksgiving Decor

The author and lifestyle expert shares some creative and affordable ways you can make your table look especially festive for Thanksgiving.

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Amy Grant; photo by Cameron Powell

Positive Thinker: Amy Grant, Singer, Songwriter, Musician

The Grammy and Dove Award winner on her favorite place to pray, her go-to Bible verses and a secret talent you likely didn't know she had.

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A senior woman reads a letter.

An Easy Way to Love Your Elders: Write Them a Letter

A national program tackles the loneliness epidemic, one letter at a time.

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Listening to a friend

How to ‘Hold Space’ for a Healthy Relationship with Others

Patience and radical acceptance are ingredients for deeper, authentic connections with friends and family.

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