Covid

The 'next normal'
Positive Living

How to Embrace ‘the Next Normal’

Change is a constant we can and should expect—and even embrace.

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Back to school
Positive Thinking

A Parent Powers Up Her Positive Thinking for Back-to-School Season

Stepping back into a new school year asks us to remember the lessons that sustain our authentically positive outlooks.

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Drinking lemonade
Recipes

Lemonade—Savor the Last Sips of Summer

Here are fresh, new ways to enjoy this delicious quencher.

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Edward Grinnan
Inspiring Stories

How Faith Transcends Language Barriers

No matter what divides us, something bigger brings us together.

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Cadillac Mountain
Positive Living

How I Found Healing by Returning to a Hard Place

A grieving process takes an authentically positive turn by retracing some steps where it all began.

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Harry Connick Jr.; photograph by Larsen&Talbert
Stories of Faith

Harry Connick Jr.’s Powerful Lesson on Faith

Like many of us, the pandemic left the musician and actor feeling isolated, but it also opened the door to something deeper in his music and in his soul.

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Four women making a telephone call; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Reach Out and Touch Someone

She received an unexpected blessing by reconnecting through phone calls during the pandemic.

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Take a positive risk
Emotional and Mental Health

Post Pandemic: How to Take Risks in a Positive Way

Positive risks are those that do not endanger our safety but urge us to step outside of our comfort zones.

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Valerie and her mothers quilt; Photo credit: Michael A. Schwarz
God's Grace

This Quilt Pattern Became a Source of Comfort in Her Grief

Her mother had passed without saying the three words she longed to hear. Would she find the connection longed for?

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An illustration of a woman with three loaves of bread; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Baking a Difference

Her project donates freshly baked bread to food pantries and created bonds with loved ones through the pandemic.

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