Motivational Stories

If you are feeling less than inspired, motivational stories will help restore your positive outlook and get your attitude back on track.

Oprah's New Book Shares 'The Wisdom of Sundays'
Books

Oprah's New Book Shares 'The Wisdom of Sundays'

In a wide-ranging interview, Oprah talks about gratitude, purpose and finding peace with Guideposts.org. 

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Oprah's Gospel Brunch
Finding Life Purpose

Inside Oprah's 'Super Soul' Gospel Brunch

The TV legend invited Guideposts to cover her star-studded, spirit-filled event and book launch party for The Wisdom of Sundays at her California home.

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Staying positive and facing obstacles.
Positive Thinking

Positive Reading List: ‘Rethinking Positive Thinking’

This psychologist’s research shows that staying motivated to be your best self requires both positive thinking and an honest assessment of obstacles.

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Dennis McNicholas discovered a side to his personality that he didn't know he had
Living Longer, Living Better

Could He Have a More Adventurous Life?

How does a man who was raised to live cautiously break out of his shell in middle age? Training for a triathlon, for starters.

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two senior women painting
Living Longer, Living Better

How to Set New Life Goals After Retirement

In this excerpt from best-selling author Julia Cameron's book, It's Never Too Late to Begin Again, she shares how to break out of a routine and reignite a sense of adventure.

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Author, corporate fitness and wellness coach and former truck driver Siphiwe Baleka
Exercise

Siphiwe Baleka's Four-Minute Fit Tips

Author, corporate fitness and wellness coach and former truck driver Siphiwe Baleka shares some tips from his Four-Minute Fit exercise plan.

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Erie Canal
Motivational Stories

Happy 100th to the Erie Canal

An ancestor and “Father of Civil Engineering” inspires a can-do attitude.

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Steps and health.
Living Longer, Living Better

Give Us This Day Our Daily Steps

Keeping track of how far your feet take you each day is good for both body and soul.

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Millie and two friends smile after taking part in a triathlon
Living Longer, Living Better

9 Ways to Make Exercise Fun

Need encouragement to move more? Follow these easy exercise tips.

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Millie kept up her workouts with her trainer, Sam, by her side.
Living Longer, Living Better

She Thought Obesity Was Her Destiny—Her Trainer Disagreed

At 350 pounds she thought she'd never lose weight. Her trainer helped change her mind and her body.

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