Positive Living

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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Spiritual autumn

Finding Spiritual Sustenance in the Fall Foliage

Nature can heal us—and challenge us. Authentically positive thinkers embrace both these truths.

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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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The 'next normal'

How to Embrace ‘the Next Normal’

Change is a constant we can and should expect—and even embrace.

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Back to school

A Parent Powers Up Her Positive Thinking for Back-to-School Season

Stepping back into a new school year asks us to remember the lessons that sustain our authentically positive outlooks.

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Cheerful laughing woman on the beach (Getty Images)

10 Ways to Make the Most of the Last Days of Summer

From making a peach cobbler to reading a book, make every last warm day count with these fun activities. 

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Breaching whale

How Whales Can Help Us Be Better People

The ocean may be vast, but we’re all in it together.

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Small losses

Why No Loss Is Too Small to Grieve

Grief isn’t always tied to a big event. For a healthy outlook, there are small moments to be acknowledged as well.

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Positive notes

A Lesson in Positivity from a 12-Year-Old

A Michigan tween is brightening her community with simple, uplifting notes.

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Setting boundaries

Set Better Boundaries by Letting Go of Toxic Positivity

When we stop pretending we’re always ok, we can be clearer about what we have to offer ourselves and others.

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Cadillac Mountain

How I Found Healing by Returning to a Hard Place

A grieving process takes an authentically positive turn by retracing some steps where it all began.

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Friends making up

Why Seeking Forgiveness Is So Important

We may not always get it, but it’s worth asking for.

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Eating a hamburger

How to Make Your Next Burger Your Best Burger

This sizzling classic can bring pleasant surprises to your summer table.

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