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Life Advice

Do You Need to Expand Your Emotional Vocabulary?

Why finding the exact right words for your feelings can improve relationships and your overall well-being.

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Adjusting to life changes
Managing Life Changes

How to Adjust to Big Life Changes

Feeling comfortable in a new reality takes time—give yourself the gift of letting things settle on their own schedule.

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How to fight seasonal sadness
Life Advice

How to Cope with Sadness During the Holidays

No matter how blue you may feel, be on the lookout for small gifts of grace.

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Joanne and Fred Rogers in 1992
Stories of Hope

How Mr. Rogers Spread God's Love Everywhere

As Tom Hanks portrays her husband in a new movie, his widow recalls her long life with the beloved TV star. 

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Addiction and Recovery

How Recovery from Addiction Inspired a Life Calling

In our deepest, darkest struggles, it's possible to find out who we are really meant to be.

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Can you forgive yourself? God does.
Life Advice

How to Leave Your Past in the Past

Do you have trouble accepting that God forgives you? 

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Helping pick up trash in a park
People Helping People

Why You Should Never Give Up on Doing Good

Doing a good deed may not change the world, but it can change you.

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Letting go of perfectionism
Emotional and Mental Health

3 Ways to Let Go of Perfectionism

Start by distinguishing between healthy self-improvement goals and toxically high standards.

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Judging others
Life Advice

How to Stop Judging and Start Loving

Before you jump to a conclusion about another person, try this first.

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Schuyler Ossman and a Guideposts Comfort Kit
Comfort Kits

Guideposts Outreach: Comfort Kits For Kids

Two high school seniors in Pennsylvania work with first responders to bring a bit of joy to traumatized children.

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