Inspirational Stories

Let inspirational stories of faith, hope, survival, healing, and courage help you cultivate a positive attitude every day.
Phnesha with her daughters, Gabby (left) and Gigi
Living Longer, Living Better

A Lawyer Finds Stress Relief in Art—and Surprising Success

Living through a divorce and her father's illness, Phnesha Marchette took a walk on the beach and asked God for peace. The answer she got  made her laugh. It also changed her life.

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Veteran alcohol and drug counselor, Mary Spaulding dispels common misconceptions about addiction.
Addiction and Recovery

5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

This longtime alcohol and drug counselor sheds new light on some widespread substance abuse myths.

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Susan Burton
People Helping People

How Susan Burton Is Helping Women Rebuild After Prison

The founder of A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project details her own story of life behind bars and why she's helping women find their clean slate after prison in a new memoir.

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Helen Hunt in The Miracle Season
Movies and TV

'The Miracle Season' Is A Sports Movie With An Inspiring Message

The film about a high school girls' volleyball team's road to victory serves an inspiring message about faith and healing after terrible loss. 

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People Helping People

Someone Cares: What Do You See?

Here's a tip on making Twitter tweets more inclusive — thanks to a veteran who expressed concern.

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A pile of famous children's books.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Book Crazy

After she passed, her book collection helped educate the youth.

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An illustration of a woman with crutches visiting the reception desk as a friendly nurses greets her with a wave.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Nurse's Orders

Hospital patients should not have to worry about what to wear when they travel home. These nurses came to the rescue.

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Leslie Odom Jr
Books

'Hamilton' Star Leslie Odom Jr.'s Surprising Key To Success

The Tony award-winner shares how his role in Hamilton almost didn't happen and his surprising journey to success in his new book, Failing Up

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Nick Offerman and Kiersey Clemons in "Hearts Beat Loud"
Movies and TV

SXSW Review: 'Hearts Beat Loud'

Nick Offerman's loveable family drama finds its rhythm.  

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Emily Blunt in "A Quiet Place"
Movies and TV

Review: 'A Quiet Place'

John Krasinki's horror film shows a surprising amount of heart. 

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