Motivational Stories

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

For a Healthy Heart, Forgive

Did you know that forgiveness is good for your health?

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Ruby Bridges Hall
Positive Living

One Student's Faith in 1960

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we're sharing an inspiring story of strength during school integration.

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Work Life

"Miss" Soccer Coach

An inspiring story about one determined Staten Island teacher

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Thomas Kinkade with one of his paintings
Finding Life Purpose

Seeker of Faith, Painter of Light

In Memoriam: A Guideposts classic story by artist Thomas Kinkade, who died on Good Friday 2012.

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George Dawson
Finding Life Purpose

Never Too Late to Learn

One man had to overcome his pride before he could overcome a lifelong obstacle.

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An attractive, smiling middle-aged woman
Positive Living

6 Questions to Ask Yourself to Get the Most Out of Life

Author Leo Babauta offers tips for living your life to the fullest.

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Positive Thinking

The Inspiration Business

All in a day's work

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Russell Martin Jr., with his dad who played the national anthem at Dodger Stadium, Guideposts
Sports

Russell Martin, Jr. Celebrates His Dad, the Saxophone Man

Russell Martin, Jr.'s motivational story about working hard to succeed—just like his father.

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budget spreadsheet
Life Advice

5 Tips to Help You Fix Your Finances

Get a fresh start on your finances in the new year.

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Celebrity chef, author and television personality Rachael Ray
Positive Living

Guideposts Classics: Rachael Ray's 7 Tips for Great Cooking—and Personal Happiness

In this story from August 2004, the popular celebrity chef offers her secrets to a 30-minute meal and a happy life

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