Motivational Stories

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

Welcoming newcomers at church
Inspiring Stories

5 Ways to Welcome Newcomers to Your Church

It’s the one place where everyone should be greeted with open arms.

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Denise Valuk walked 1,000 in a year to honor her late brother
Healing

Could Walking Help Her Cope with Grief?

She was devastated by her brother's death. She didn't exercise, but she decided to walk 1,000 miles in a year.

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You are special.
Motivational Stories

You Are Special!

If the God of the universe thinks you’re worthy of love, maybe it’s time that you start believing that as well?

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Our best self.
Positive Living

The Positive Power of Our Everyday Costumes

Halloween is an invitation to try out a wildly different identity. But what could we be if we brought our imagination to the everyday?

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

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

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

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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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