Positive Thinking

Shorter days by the fire
Positive Thinking

How to Enjoy the Positive Side of Earlier Sunsets

Darkness doesn’t have to be a state of mind as we “fall back” into the shorter days of autumn.

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Amy Grant; photo by Cameron Powell
Positive Thinking

Positive Thinker: Amy Grant, Singer, Songwriter, Musician

The Grammy and Dove Award winner on her favorite place to pray, her go-to Bible verses and a secret talent you likely didn't know she had.

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The 'next normal'
Positive Living

How to Embrace ‘the Next Normal’

Change is a constant we can and should expect—and even embrace.

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Advice for Caregivers

Affirmative Thinking: How Can It Help You as a Caregiver?

When you learn to accentuate the positive, your health and well-being can reap real rewards.

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Back to school
Positive Thinking

A Parent Powers Up Her Positive Thinking for Back-to-School Season

Stepping back into a new school year asks us to remember the lessons that sustain our authentically positive outlooks.

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Positive notes
Positive Thinking

A Lesson in Positivity from a 12-Year-Old

A Michigan tween is brightening her community with simple, uplifting notes.

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Setting boundaries
Positive Living

Set Better Boundaries by Letting Go of Toxic Positivity

When we stop pretending we’re always ok, we can be clearer about what we have to offer ourselves and others.

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Edward and Gracie
Travel

How Guideposts Readers Can Spread the Love

If you don’t save your issues of the magazine, consider doing this.

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Journey's Jonathan Cain
Stories of Hope

Don’t Stop Believin’

A rock song that has inspired millions for decades sprang from a bit of fatherly advice.

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An illustration of the Good Things 2020 jar with notes inside; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: The Good Things Jar

This special jar reminds her that no matter hard life is—there are always blessings to be thankful for.

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