Positive Thinking

Positive affirmations
Positive Living

How to Start a Positive Affirmation Practice

The way we speak to ourselves sets the tone for how we show up in the world. Here’s how to make kindness the top priority.

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Martin Luther King waves to supporters August 28, 1963, on the Mall in Washington, DC.
Positive Living

Reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Beloved Community’

Dr. King’s idea remains visionary, achievable and important for the pursuit of a peaceful, just world.

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Computer glitch
Positive Living

How a Tech Glitch Paved the Way for a Fresh Start

After accidentally deleting a long list of treasured links, something better took its place.

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Emotional and Mental Health

Why Doing Things the Hard Way Can Help Power Your Brain

Build “fluid intelligence” to stay more focused and productive.

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Edward and Gracie
Life Advice

A Broken Oven, No Electricity and a Spiritual ‘Aha!’ Moment

If there ever was an opportunity to let go and let God, this was it.

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Stories of Faith

How Archbishop Desmond Tutu Showed Us the Power of Imagination

Like this spiritual leader, our faith and vision for a better world can guide us in the new 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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Country music legend Tom T. Hall
Devotions for Inspiration

Tom T. Hall's Ode to Positivity

A woman finds inspiration in a beloved country song that celebrates life’s small blessings and simple pleasures.

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Catching up
Positive Living

4 Easy Conversation Starters (When You Haven’t Seen Someone for a Pandemic-Long Time)

“Catching up” can feel overwhelming when so much has happened. Here are some ways to step back into conversation.

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Positive outlook
Emotional and Mental Health

For the New Year, Happiness or Positivity?

New social science research suggests that a positive outlook is more sustainable and authentic than a relentless pursuit of happiness.

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