Better Living

One key to better living is to look for wisdom in many places. Heeding wise words of life advice can help improve your health, increase your sense of wellness, and bring joy into each day. Good life advice can also fill you up in the literal sense, when it includes recipes for foods that nurture the body and spirit.
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How Her Sobriety Changed the Family Christmas

After years of drinking, this mom of 3 learned to live in recovery and approach Christmas in a new way.

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5 Tips for Ensuring an Emotionally Healthy Christmas

Keep the holiday season merry, bright and stress-free with these easy ideas. 

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A life lesson from Mister Rogers

A Positive Life Lesson from Mister Rogers

Accepting all our feelings—both “good” and “bad”—is this icon’s most lasting gift to us all.

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The Inspiration Behind 'The Art of Racing in the Rain'

Author Garth Stein on how his love of dogs turned into a bestselling book and a major motion picture. 

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The pleasure of solitude

3 Positive Reasons to Seek Out Solitude

During the busy holiday season, finding the joy of alone-time is a gift you can give yourself.

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Tom Hanks Discovers He is Related to Mr. Rogers

The actor found out he has a deeper connection to the beloved children’s television host.

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Dolly Parton on the Prophecy that Shaped Her Future

An anointing the country star received as a child is still influencing her life today.

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4 Holiday Decluttering Tips from Jen Hatmaker

The author and speaker shares her best organizing advice this Christmas season.

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After a Year of Sobriety She Turned to Helping Others

She thought she was ready for romance, but her AA sponsor introduced her to an entirely different kind of relationship.

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Ken Jennings Brings ‘The Gospel of John’ to Life on Stage

The Broadway star, who memorized the book as an act of prayer, is now performing it for an audience.

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4 Tips for Overcoming Loneliness When You Have a Chronic Illness

A longtime nurse offers expert advice on how to avoid isolation by joining a support group, getting a pet and more.

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Why Is Sobriety Often So Hard to Maintain?

Senior Editor Jim Hinch looks back at what we've learned from our two-year series on Overcoming Addiction.

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Back from Beyond by Glenn Brymer

Back From Beyond: A Soldier's Near-Death Experience

When veteran Glenn Brymer was stationed in West Germany, he was nearly killed in an accident during a military drill. On the clock to save his life, Glenn describes how he reached out to God during the moment he needed him most. Check out this graphic novel that depicts the near-death experience Glenn would never forget.

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Turkey Quesadillas

Spice up your Thanksgiving leftovers with this fast and easy dish.

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