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Positive Living

3 Positive Ways to Greet the Day (and Yourself) in the Morning

If you’re not a cheerful early riser, that’s fine. But here are some tips for improving your outlook at the start of each day.

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How gardening helps mental health
Emotional and Mental Health

How Gardening Is Good for Your Mental Health

The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature is a beautiful, deeply researched book about finding emotional wellness in the act of growing things.

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Fresh grapefruit for spring
Recipes

Wake Up Your Plate and Palate with Grapefruit

Salads, desserts and drinks get a zesty spring zing with this delicious citrus fruit.

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Emotional and Mental Health

5 Tips for Keeping Healthy House Plants When You Don’t Have a Green Thumb

I killed every plant I ever owned. But after making a few simple changes, my indoor garden is thriving.

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Heart healthy Valentine's
Positive Living

Sweet Ways to Feed Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

From heart-shaped treats to heart-healthy delights, show yourself some love this February 14.

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Positive Living

The Positive Power of a Weekly Food Routine

Making or buying a meaningful food is a way to mark time and reconnect with yourself.

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Sandy and her husband; Photo courtesy: Sandy Clay
God's Grace

How These Ivy Dishes Drew Their Family Together

A mysterious set of plates showed a new bride that she was right where she was meant to be.

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Holly Lebowitz
Positive Living

A Positive Path with Holly Lebowitz Rossi: Safe, Cozy Ways to Use Candles

Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi demonstrates how, just by lighting a tiny wick, you can bring comfort and peace into your home.

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Cleaning supplies swirl around an angel reading; Illustration by Anne Wilson
Angels

She Was Finally Able to Declutter Her Home

She was embarrassed to invite friends to her chaotic New York City apartment. But then a new neighbor offered some life-changing advice.

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
Inspiration

Advent, Day 5: I Remember Three Christmases

On this fifth day of Advent, we share three moving Christmas stories from Norman Vincent Peale, the founder of Guideposts.

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