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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.

Embracing winter

3 Reasons to Hold Your Head Up High in Winter

Physically and emotionally, you benefit from keeping yourself lifted and strong all winter long.

How to stop overthinking things

3 Easy Ways to Get Overthinking Under Control

Try these techniques for slowing your ruminating mind.

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Unexpected twists and turns

When God Sends You in an Unexpected Direction

What happens in life isn’t always tidy or predictable. Here are some ideas for finding peace in the midst of confusion.

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Praying through a life change

How to Pray Your Way Through a Life Change

God provides a path to wisdom and strength, even in the toughest of transitions.   

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Measuring a milestone moment by moment

Understanding Life a Minute at a Time

Milestones are made up of moments. Focusing on the big picture can help us parse its enormity.

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How to have a positive week

How to Set a Positive Weekly Schedule

Launch the new year by setting up a weekday routine that will keep you feeling optimistic and upbeat.

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Sleeping for back health

3 Sleeping Positions for a Healthy, Happy Back

Get your best rest while protecting your spine and joints.

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Calm after the holidays

How to Enjoy the Calm After the Holidays

Even if your holidays were more “flurry” than “storm,” take the new year up on its offer of a moment to reflect, refresh and relax.

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Hope for the new year

How to End a Tough Year on a Positive Note

Turning the page to a new year means reflecting on the past and looking forward to the future. 

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How to be authentically compassionate

How to Recognize and Avoid ‘Toxic Positivity’

Three tips for ditching false optimism and embracing true positivity. 

Venting with a friend

3 Healthy Ways to Vent Your Stress

Denying your challenging emotions won’t help you move forward. Venting in healthy ways will.

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Jessye Norman, Tim Conway and Rachel Held Evans

Guideposts Says Goodbye: Notable Deaths of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, Guideposts pauses to remember some of the inspiring individuals who left us over the past 12 months.

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Rikki and Gerald make a difference together.

6 Tips for Managing Your Money in Tough Times

The former CFO offers money-saving tips during difficult times and most importantly to trust God with your finances.

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Three Lessons of Beatitudes

Three Lessons of the Beatitudes

To live in the present, access peace and the many blessings available through faith—are just a few of the lessons of His teachings.

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