Motivational Stories

If you are feeling less than inspired, motivational stories will help restore your positive outlook and get your attitude back on track.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw in A Wrinkle in Time
Movies and TV

'A Wrinkle in Time' Star Gugu Mbatha-Raw on Finding Your Purpose

The award-winning actress says the new Disney film based on a beloved children's book has a powerful message for people of all ages. 

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Mario mentors Lisa during one of her training sessions.
Living Longer, Living Better

Super Mario: The Running Coach Who Bolstered Her Faith

She'd long dreamed of running a marathon, but never believed she could achieve that goal—until a fellow runner showed her what she was truly capable of.

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5 Lessons of Long-Distance Running
Living Longer, Living Better

5 Lessons of Long-Distance Running

If you've been tempted to adopt a more active lifestyle, here, courtesy of an ultra-marathoner, are five benefits of long-distance running.

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Guideposts Remembers: Anthony Mancinelli, the World's Oldest Barber
Living Longer, Living Better

Guideposts Remembers: Anthony Mancinelli, the World's Oldest Barber

Barber Anthony Mancinelli cut his first head of hair when Calvin Coolidge was president and more than nine decades later, he's still at it. What's his secret?

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Lisa nears the finish of a marathon
Living Longer, Living Better

It's Never Too Late: A Middle-Aged Marathon Runner's Story

Former couch potato Lisa Swan recalls how she began a more active life, first by walking, then by running and finally working with a coach and relying on faith to undertake the ultimate challenge: The New York City Marathon.

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21-Year-Old Man with Down Syndrome Builds a Million-Dollar Empire
Motivational Stories

21-Year-Old Man with Down Syndrome Builds a Million-Dollar Empire

John Cronin is now making seven figures selling socks 

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Avoid judging others
Life Advice

Avoiding the Habit of Judging Others

We miss a lot when we lump people or experiences into moral categories.

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How is your New Year's resolution?
Positive Living

Checking In on Your New Year's Resolutions

One month into a new year, it’s healthy and inspiring to check in on your resolutions—and reset if necessary.

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“I learned to take care of my body, not starve it,” Mary Lou says.
Living Longer, Living Better

The Self-Love Diet: A Healthy, Hearty and Happy Approach to Weight Loss

For years, she obsessed over her weight. It was when she stopped worrying and changed her approach that she started losing.

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3 ways to overcome obstacles for your New Year's resolutions
Positive Thinking

3 Ways to Notice—and Overcome—Obstacles in Your Life

Don’t get discouraged in your resolution progress.

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