Living Longer, Living Better

Living longer is both a goal and a reality for many people these days. But we all know that living better is just as important as living longer. Make longer living better living by staying connected to your community, being mindful of your physical and emotional health, and engaging your mind in positive, productive tasks each day.

A woman gardening flowers outside.

5 Tips to Prevent Gardening Pains and Strains

Simple protective measures can help keep minor injuries from budding.

Legendary composer Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach: A Musical Giant Turns 92

Over the course of a sixty-plus year career, composer Burt Bacharach has amassed an amazing string of popular hits, and he's still going strong.

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Roberta Messner

Roberta Messner on the End of Her Chronic Pain

The longtime Guideposts contributor on how her late mother foretold that Roberta's physical suffering would end.

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4 Creative Ways to Thrive While Social Distancing

Stay safe, healthy and feeling connected with these fun, clever tips.

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Crafting at home

Crafting at Home: 3 Easy Ways to Get Started

Even if you’re not the artsy type, it’s both fun and healthy to make and create.

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Journalist and author Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden's Tips for Aging Gracefully

The journalist and author shares tips for remaining active and engaged in one's later years.

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Creating a new, healthy habit

How to Cultivate Positive Habits That Last

Changing a pattern in your life means it has to work for you. Here are some tips to do just that. 

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Journalist and author Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden's Happiness Plan

The journalist and author shares six ways to stay positive, motivated and active later in life.

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How Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Physical Health

Long-term studies are revealing the physical and psychological benefits of an optimistic outlook.

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Roger Hanson

A Single Seahorse Changed this Diver’s Life

He finally had a spiritual awakening deep below the Pacific Ocean.

David Starbuck

Thriving and Learning in Their Senior Years

These three seniors remind us that it’s never too late to learn something new.

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Author and former judge Debra H. Goldstein

How This Judge Followed Her Dream to Write

Debra H. Goldstein talks about her writing life, after years of presiding as a judge.

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How to Celebrate National Women’s Heart Health Week

The national event raises awareness of the importance of cardiovascular health.

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Author and former judge Debra H. Goldstein

Murder, She Wrote: Could This Judge Juggle Two Careers?

She put aside her dreams of being a writer for a law career. But could she simultaneously pursue both occupations?  

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