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.
Grieving at Christmas

How to Mourn a Loved One During the Holidays

Understanding the difference between grief and mourning can help you navigate a difficult season with self-compassion and grace.

Saying thank you

Why We Should Say ‘Thank You’ Out Loud

Thinking grateful thoughts is powerful. Telling someone else you feel blessed to have them in your life is downright profound.

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Couple communicating

Do You Need to Expand Your Emotional Vocabulary?

Why finding the exact right words for your feelings can improve relationships and your overall well-being.

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Expressing gratitude

Why Be Grateful for Hard Times?

No one wants adversity. But there are plenty of positive insights to be gained from it.

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Writing in a gratitude journey

In a Bad Mood? This Really Helps

A regular gratitude practice can kick a serious case of grumpiness to the curb.

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Guideposts contributor Roberta Messner

3 Ways to Overcome Loneliness

Roberta Messner shares how faith and her prayer life provide support and a connection to those around her.

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Adjusting to life changes

How to Adjust to Big Life Changes

Feeling comfortable in a new reality takes time—give yourself the gift of letting things settle on their own schedule.

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How to fight seasonal sadness

How to Cope with Sadness During the Holidays

No matter how blue you may feel, be on the lookout for small gifts of grace.

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Loss at Thanksgiving

4 Ways to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

The holiday season can be emotional when you’re grieving. Try these tips for being kind to yourself and finding moments of joy amidst the sorrow.

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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.

John Becker and his wife, Megan Scott

The Joy of Cooking: A Four-Generation Family Tradition

Meet the great-grandson who adapted America’s most beloved cookbook for the modern chef.

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An artist's rendering of saints in religious garb and memorabilia.

We All Can Be Holy: Celebrating All Saints Day

In remembering their great attributes, let us not forget what made them human, too.

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10 Essentials to Get Ready for Winter

Items to stock up on before storm season.

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Can you forgive yourself? God does.

How to Leave Your Past in the Past

Do you have trouble accepting that God forgives you? 

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