Kindness

Young woman helping elderly woman with groceries
Positive Living

5 Ways to Bring Kindness into the New Year

The holidays may be over, but it’s never too late to spread some cheer.

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Navigating change in the new year
Positive Living

For a Positive New Year, Re-Frame What ‘Change’ Means

Some changes we make, some are made for us. Find your place in the present moment for a fresh start this year.

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Self-compassion
Positive Living

New Year’s Resolution Idea: Be Gentle

Times are tough. Make sure your New Year’s promises blanket you with support and love.

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Kindness leads to happiness
Emotional and Mental Health

Why Kindness Is So Important to Our Happiness

New research shows most people to be happier when they are generous, thoughtful and kind to others.

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An illustration of a family holiday dinner; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: The Gift of Kindness

Instead of receiving gifts, she asked her family to spread kindness to those in need.

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Pay it forward, act of kindness, surprising end
Miracles

A Divine Sign When Paying It Forward

Her friend gifted her a trip to the salon. Decades later she paid it forward — and got a heartwarming surprise.

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Spiritual thinking
Emotional and Mental Health

The Science Behind the Benefits of ‘Spiritual Thinking’

How spirituality expands our thinking and secures our mental health.

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An act of kindness
Emotional and Mental Health

Can Being Kind to Others Help You Heal?

What studies are showing about the surprising health benefits from acts of kindness.

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Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi
Positive Living

A Positive Path with Holly Lebowitz Rossi: The Rewards of Kindness

The Guideposts blogger reminds us that even small acts of kindness can positively impact not just the recipient of the kindness but also the one makes that gesture.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries; photo by Todd Plitt
Stories of Faith

Keeping the Faith: The Power of a Thank-You

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries reminds us of the importance of gratitude—for both large and small blessings.

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