Encouragement

Happy aging
Living Longer, Living Better

4 ‘Pillars of Happiness’ for Older Adults

New research points to these factors that predict joy and peace in an older adult’s daily life.

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Edward Grinnan on Alzheimer's vaccine
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

Would You Take a Vaccine That Prevents Alzheimer’s?

As medical treatment evolves, here are some questions to answer.

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This 74-Year-Old Blind Woman Teaches Dance Classes
Motivational Stories

This 74-Year-Old Blind Woman Teaches Dance Classes

Marion Sheppard leans on her faith to encourage and inspire others with disabilities to keep it moving.

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Heavy metal barbell on the floor
Exercise

Inspiring 78-Year-Old Grandmother Sets Lifting World Record

The powerlifting champion hopes to encourage others to get active, no matter their age. 

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Gapstow Bridge in Central Park
Positive Thinking

How God’s Blessings Are Like a Flawless Summer Day

Bad weather may come, but good is sure to follow.

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Pandemic routines
Positive Living

What Pandemic Routines Do You Want to Keep?

As your life gets back to normal, how to hang on to good habits you may have formed over the past year.

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Persistent prayer
How to Pray

Why You Should Not Be Timid in Your Prayers

As Jesus taught, keep asking and asking and “it will be given to you.”

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Edward Grinnan on finding a career
Inspiring Stories

How ‘Just a Job’ Turned into a Career and a Relationship with God

With a life in shambles, one mysterious moment changes everything.

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Holding on to healthy habits
Positive Living

Post Pandemic: 4 Ways to Make Your New Healthy Habits Stick

Take those positive routines you forged over the past year and keep them going as you move forward.

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Edward and Gracie in the woods
Alzheimer's and Dementia

Why Our Memories Are So Important to Us

An overwhelming response from Guideposts readers about how we remember, how we forget and the enduring presence of God.

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