Courage

Having courage means facing your fears, making difficult choices, and staying true to yourself and your faith at all times.
President Abraham Lincoln
Emotional and Mental Health

Abraham Lincoln: A Courage Born of Depression

Abraham Lincoln knew great loss and deep sorrow throughout his life, and it may be that his lifelong melancholia gave him the strength to handle the crises of his years as president.

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Healing

How to Cope If You're Feeling Overwhelmed by #MeToo

Constantly reading stories about sexual violence may trigger painful memories for survivors. These tips can help you cope.

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Healing

Me Too: Movement Founder Tarana Burke Speaks Up to Help Others

The survivor who started the Me Too movement more than 10 years ago now has an international stage to advocate for other survivors of sexual violence.

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Living Longer, Living Better

The New Science of Exercise and How It Keeps Us Young

Discover new studies on the surprising benefits of exercise. The best news? Even a small amount of exercise makes a difference.

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Movies and TV

Denzel Washington Talks New Film 'Roman J. Israel, Esq.'

Guideposts Senior Digital Editor Brooke Obie speaks with Denzel Washington, co-star Carmen Ejogo and screenwriter-director Dan Gilroy about their inspiring new motion picture, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

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Small victories
Life Advice

Celebrating Small Victories

Each of us has our own unique battles, fears and mountains to climb. And when we are able to work up the courage and strength needed to face these challenges, celebration is called for. 

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Martha Beck Quote, Courage

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Life Advice

How to Recover From Rejection

Rejection hurts but it doesn't have to break us or define us. Here are 5 ways to heal.

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Stories of Hope

Hurricane Irma: Coping With Fear and Anxiety

Bible verses, prayers and stories for comfort and hope 

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Living Longer, Living Better

How to Go Back to School Later in Life

Thirty years after she got her college degree, this mom decides to go back to school. Here's how she did it.

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