Better Living

Finding joy each day

How to Choose Joy One Day at a Time

Joy doesn’t just happen; it’s up to us to choose it daily. Here’s how.

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Faith during hard times

Does Faith Protect You from Hardship?

In a word, “no.” But here's how it can help us discover new directions and purpose during stressful times.

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A woman on a tropical vacation sailing on a  river in a kayak.

How to Turn Any Vacation into a Pilgrimage

You can have a divine experience anywhere you travel by following these eight steps.

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A woman decluttering her closet.

5 Tips to Declutter Your Bedroom for a Better Night’s Sleep

Clean your closet, ban electronics—keep it simple.

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The importance of having a positive outlook

Why Positivity, Hope and Optimism Are Tools for Survival

A new book based on the teachings of a Jewish spiritual leader encourages each of us to focus on joy, faith and love.

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Getting good news at the doctor's office

How to Handle the ‘Shock’ of Good News

We can become too accustomed to processing bad news. But what about when life brings us a pleasant surprise?

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How to Find Your Sweet Spot in Life

Discovering that unique gift can help you get back on track.

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Two women reading the Bible at a Bible study group gathering.

How Divine Intervention Guided Her Out of Drug Addiction

By overcoming addiction and violence, she set out to start her own ministry dedicated to helping the incarcerated.

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A young woman sleeping in bed during the night.

7 Positive Quotes to Read Before Bedtime

Finding it hard to sleep? Here are seven of our favorite words of wisdom to help you settle in for sweeter dreams and reinforce a calm mindset. Try printing this page or jotting a few of your favorites down on sticky notes and keep them bedside for your nightly reading.

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Fresh figs and sprouts at a farmer's market

Roast Figs and Brussels Sprouts

This delicious roasted vegetable dish is great as a side or an entire meal.

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Moreton Bay Fig Tree in golden sunlight

Frustrated at Work? Consider the Fig Tree

A fruit that's mentioned often in the Bible offers a surprising spiritual lesson

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Blue water effect

Why Water Is So Calming

Water is such a universally soothing phenomenon that scientists call its peaceful effects “Blue Mind.”

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