Happiness

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People Helping People

Someone Cares: Seeds of Happiness

Planting seeds became a source of happiness in the community during the pandemic.

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Advice for Caregivers

How to Add Humor to Your Caregiving Routine

When dementia caused her mom to disconnect from her, Dani Klein Modisett did what came naturally: She hired a comedian.

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Positive Living

How Music Offers a Positive Surge of Inspiration and Creativity

Whether you are listening to it or making it, you’ll immediately find more joy and energy.

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Devotions for Women

How to Overcome Your Shortcomings

A little humor can change your whole perspective.

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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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Positive Living

How to Have a Positive Relationship with Money

Whether you have enough or are facing financial hardship, new research offers insights about protecting your overall happiness.

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Positive Living

5 Fun and Easy Activities You Can Do at Your Window this Winter

Take a break from your screen and look out your window to enjoy the beauty of God’s world.

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Emotional warmth in winter
Positive Living

The Importance of Warmth—And Staying Connected

Research shows a link between feelings of loneliness and physical cold. Here’s why, as well as four ways to bring more warmth—physically and emotionally—into your life.

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Stories of Hope

Watch Guideposts’ Top Videos of 2020

Prayer tips, personal stories and inspirational messages were popular amongst our readers throughout the year.

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Caregiver Stress

Restoring Peace and Happiness to Your Holidays Despite Covid Challenges

It’s easier to navigate the season when you lower expectations and understand your own needs.

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