Life Advice

We rarely need meaningful life advice more than when we are coping with grief, but we can benefit from advice at many times in our lives. Tips on how to manage stress or be your best self can reignite your life purpose, from refreshing your work life to improving relationships to fostering confidence and self-esteem.

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4 Easy Ways to Feel More Empowered

Keep helplessness at bay and find true confidence with these simple tips.

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Tips to Help You Stay Safe From Wildlife While Hiking

Would you know what to do if you encountered a bear on your hike? How about a rattlesnake, coyote, or even an angry goat?

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3 Beautiful Gifts of a Hand-Written Letter

With less ability to spend time together in person, putting pen to paper is a time-tested way to show your loved ones they’re in your heart and on your mind.

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Lasting change

How to Make a Commitment to Lasting Change

When you want to take your life in a different direction, these three tips will guide you.

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9 Tips from Guideposts Readers for Handling Social Isolation

Guideposts readers share how they are finding community and positivity while social distancing. 

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Finding meaning

A Powerful Tool for Finding Meaning in Your Life

A therapist’s technique helps us understand how painful experiences and positivity can co-exist.

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6 Creative Ways to Celebrate This Year’s Graduates

Readers share how they are making graduation ceremonies special while social distancing. 

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The Challenge of Finding a New Church Home

One of the authors of Guideposts' new fiction series, "Savannah Secrets," shares how she fell in love with a historic church in the southern city.

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Setting boundaries while social distancing

3 Ways to Set Smart Boundaries While Social Distancing

Just because you're spending more time at home doesn't mean you have to say "yes" to everything. 

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8 Tools to Help You Combat Anxiety

Healthy ways to cope with stress and heightened emotions.

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How to Look Forward to a Positive Future in Any Circumstance

Even in these uncertain times, there are ways to make choices today that will lead to a better tomorrow.

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Growing spiritually in quarantine

3 Spiritual Reflections to Help You Find Meaning in Quarantine

Let your faith guide you toward hope even in the midst of isolation.

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How to Transform Fear into Faith During the Pandemic

Clergy coach and author Rebekah Simon-Peter shares two key ways to keep calm and connected to God.

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6 Simple Ways to Prepare for Any Crisis

Decluttering expert Kathi Lipp offers tips on how to get your home and family ready for natural disasters, global pandemic and more.

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