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Positive thinking

Boost Your Positive Thinking with ‘Thought Chains’

Consistency is the key ingredient in an authentically positive outlook.

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Gardening tips for tomatoes

How to Keep Your Tomato Plants—and Your Summer Mood—Fruitful

Holding back growth is, ironically, sometimes the best way to get more from your life.

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Gapstow Bridge in Central Park

How God’s Blessings Are Like a Flawless Summer Day

Bad weather may come, but good is sure to follow.

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Herb bouquet

How to Make an Edible Bouquet from Your Herb Garden

Beautiful, fragrant and delicious, this herbal arrangement is so much more than decor.

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Pandemic routines

What Pandemic Routines Do You Want to Keep?

As your life gets back to normal, how to hang on to good habits you may have formed over the past year.

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Actor and singer Dennis Day

Guideposts Classics: Dennis Day on His Positive Approach to Life

In this story from September 1967, actor and singer Dennis Day reveals the two words that gave him his big break in show business.

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Remembering your dreams

How Your Dreams Can Help You Sleep

When you surface from a dream in the middle of the night, here are ways to re-enter that mysterious state.

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Relaxing at home

4 Ways Your Home Can Bring More Peace and Happiness

Research connects feelings of safety and rest at home with lower levels of stress hormones when out in the world.

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Grieving

Honoring the Process of Grief and Loss

Notes on Grief—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s slim, profound book—paints a vivid picture of losing a beloved family member.

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Holding on to healthy habits

Post Pandemic: 4 Ways to Make Your New Healthy Habits Stick

Take those positive routines you forged over the past year and keep them going as you move forward.

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Summer with God

3 Ways to Spend the Summer with God

The season invites us to enjoy longer and warmer days with some quiet, some friends and always in His presence.

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A pair of cardinals

How Birdwatching Can Benefit Our Health

Look around and listen up to let your health and well-being take flight.

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