Positive Living

Young woman helping elderly woman with groceries

5 Ways to Bring Kindness into the New Year

The holidays may be over, but it’s never too late to spread some cheer.

Continue Reading
Positive affirmations

How to Start a Positive Affirmation Practice

The way we speak to ourselves sets the tone for how we show up in the world. Here’s how to make kindness the top priority.

Continue Reading
Martin Luther King waves to supporters August 28, 1963, on the Mall in Washington, DC.

Reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Beloved Community’

Dr. King’s idea remains visionary, achievable and important for the pursuit of a peaceful, just world.

Continue Reading
Computer glitch

How a Tech Glitch Paved the Way for a Fresh Start

After accidentally deleting a long list of treasured links, something better took its place.

Continue Reading
Thinking hard

Why Doing Things the Hard Way Can Help Power Your Brain

Build “fluid intelligence” to stay more focused and productive.

Continue Reading
Vintage old black and white family photos ancestry returned lost found

The People Who Return Lost Memories

Photo and genealogy enthusiasts are rescuing vintage photographs from thrift stores to reunite them with their original families.

Continue Reading
Navigating change in the new year

For a Positive New Year, Re-Frame What ‘Change’ Means

Some changes we make, some are made for us. Find your place in the present moment for a fresh start this year.

Continue Reading
Happy New Years resolutions passion cooking dancing

Follow Your Passions in the New Year

Forget New Years’ resolutions in 2022. Instead focus on what brings you joy and purpose.

Continue Reading
Desmond Tutu at One Young World; Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

8 Inspiring Desmond Tutu Quotes

Archbishop Desmond Tutu played a key role in ending racial segregation in South Africa. Here are some of our favorite quotes from the Christian leader that has inspired millions for generations.

Continue Reading
Self-compassion

New Year’s Resolution Idea: Be Gentle

Times are tough. Make sure your New Year’s promises blanket you with support and love.

Continue Reading
Catching up

4 Easy Conversation Starters (When You Haven’t Seen Someone for a Pandemic-Long Time)

“Catching up” can feel overwhelming when so much has happened. Here are some ways to step back into conversation.

Continue Reading
Patience

What's Your Word for 2022?

For this mom with a kid in college, “patience” will be her practice for the new year.

Continue Reading
Positive outlook

For the New Year, Happiness or Positivity?

New social science research suggests that a positive outlook is more sustainable and authentic than a relentless pursuit of happiness.

Continue Reading
Christmas hope

How to Find Hope If Christmas Makes You Sad

Feelings of sadness are okay, but there are ways to find light in darkness.

Continue Reading
See More Stories