covid-inspiration

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Advice for Caregivers

5 Tips for Better Virtual Connection with Your Loved One

When Covid-19 restrictions keep you apart, try making the most of other forms of communication.

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Dolly Parton
Health and Wellness

A Million Thanks to Dolly Parton

This great friend of Guideposts is decidedly not a “chicken squat.” She celebrates and gets her shot!

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Mental health
Emotional and Mental Health

Why We Should Make Our Mental Health a Top Priority

Everyone—everyone—is having a hard time during the pandemic. Let’s take that as permission to focus on what nurtures our emotional well-being.

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Clark Gable, Myrna Loy and Spencer Tracy in 'Test Pilot'
Movies and TV

22 Classic Movies to Watch in March on TCM

Here are 22 movies we think you'll enjoy that are airing on Turner Classic Movies in March 2021.

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Bill Hanisch in his bakery; photo courtesy Bill Hanisch
People Helping People

This Baker Made Cakes for Graduating Seniors During the Pandemic

Bill Hanisch, better known as the Bunman, wanted to help the high school seniors feel special.

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Shamrocks in various windows; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Feeling Lucky

How a neighborhood shamrock hunt brought their community closer on St. Patrick’s Day during the pandemic.

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An artist's rendering of a vintage sewing machine with wings; Illustration by Dan Bransfield
Angels

How Her Grandmother’s Vintage Sewing Machine Came to the Rescue

Remembering her grandmother’s loving spirit, she sewed more than 100 masks for staff at a local hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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An artist's rendering of a goshawk in flight; Illustration by Christina Wald
Angels

This Heaven-Sent Bird Eased Her Worries

The rare Goshawk helped her rediscover the joys of nature—and distracted her from her Covid-19 anxiety.  

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An artist's depcition of Jesus in the wilderness; Illustration by Stefano Vitale
Angels

For Lent He Gave Up Doubting That Angels Surround Us

Studying Jesus’ wilderness travels can teach us a lot about persevering through Lent in this uncertain season.

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Life Advice

DIY Organizing Hacks for When You’re on a Budget

These 15 regular household items can keep you organized and clutter-free.

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