Motivational Stories

If you are feeling less than inspired, motivational stories will help restore your positive outlook and get your attitude back on track.
Mitchell Hollis, founder of Run For God; photo by Michael A. Schwarz
Motivational Stories

He Stopped Running from His Past to Head Toward God

He thought he knew what he was running for—until he figured out what he was running from.

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Saint Peter's basketball team celebrates
Motivational Stories

The Power of the Underdog

Inspired by a scrappy Saint Peter’s basketball team, we too can come out of nowhere to fight overwhelming odds.

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Tech frustration
Emotional and Mental Health

3 Easy Ways to Use Technology to Help Your Happiness

There are risks and benefits to our myriad personal tech options. Make sure yours is serving an authentically positive life.

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Actor Zachary Levi (left) plays Kurt Warner in the movie 'American Underdog.'
Inspiring Stories

NFL Great Kurt Warner on 'American Underdog'

The former star quarterback talks about the film based on his life, overcoming big setbacks and what he does for his spiritual well-being.

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Guideposts editors and contest winners at the 2018 Writers Workshop
Tell Us Your Story

Guideposts' Writers Workshop: Is This Your Year?

Apply to the Guideposts Writers Workshop and join our family of writers

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Colin Powell in 1991; Photo by Jerome Delay/Staff, Getty Images
Motivational Stories

Guideposts Classics: Colin Powell on the Value of Dedication

In this story from November 1991, the former U.S. Secretary of State reminds us that whatever we do in life, someone is always watching.

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Cathy Heying, founder of Lift Garage; photo by Matthew Gilson
People Helping People

God Led Her to Open a Non-Profit Repair Shop for Low-Income Drivers

A still, small voice told her to do something she’d never imagined: Open a non-profit automotive service center to help those with limited resources.

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Sugar and Alzheimer's
Living Longer, Living Better

How Cutting Back on Sugar Can Help Fight Alzheimer's

Apparently, a sweet tooth can cause more than cavities.

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This 75-Year-Old Fitness Influencer Has the Secret to Aging Well
Exercise

This 75-Year-Old Fitness Influencer Has the Secret to Aging Well

Joan MacDonald’s holistic approach to aging well is one we all can follow. 

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Heavy metal barbell on the floor
Exercise

Inspiring 78-Year-Old Grandmother Sets Lifting World Record

The powerlifting champion hopes to encourage others to get active, no matter their age. 

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