Goals

Setting goals and working to achieve them is not a fast or easy task, but it's one of the most meaningful you can undertake.

Former Olympic pentathlete Tom Lough
Former Olympic pentathlete Tom Lough
Living Longer, Living Better

This Olympian Thrives on Positive Thinking

Setting new goals has helped 1968 Olympian Tom Lough overcome setbacks brought on by aging, injuries and even cancer.

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Simplify your to do list.
Simplify your to do list.
Life Advice

How to Simplify Your ‘To Do’ List

When you say “yes” to everything, what’s important takes a back seat. Some thoughts on time management, learned from the military.

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Living life with focus
Living life with focus
Motivational Stories

Living Life with Total Focus

A 5-year-old grandson’s homerun shows what it’s like to concentrate on a goal.

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Take life one step at a time.
Take life one step at a time.
Motivational Stories

The Wisdom of Taking One Step at a Time

We don’t need to add tomorrow to our worries.

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Daydreaming at my desk.
Daydreaming at my desk.
Positive Living

Why You Should Dream Big

At my desk, musing over memories and some of Grandpa Norman Vincent Peale’s favorite quotes about positive thinking.

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The power of dream
The power of dream
Motivational Stories

A Boy’s Big Dream Comes True

TV executive Sam Haskell shares his story of not giving up on a boyhood hope.

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Woman checking off To Do List
Woman checking off To Do List
Life Advice

5 Ways to Shorten Your To-Do List

Here's how to easily cross out some of the stress in your life. 

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How to clean out your closet
How to clean out your closet
Life Advice

The Great Closet Clean-Out

A close look at my wardrobe became a lesson in how to let go—and when to hold on.

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How to start your day spiritually strong
How to start your day spiritually strong
Pray Effectively

How to Start Each Day Spiritually Strong

These Bible verses offer a vivid way to pray and start your day on a winning note.

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Don't quit on God.
Don't quit on God.
Life Advice

Don’t Quit on God

Big dreams can take discouraging turns. But here are reasons why you should not give up.

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