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.

Paying medical bills

How to Cope With Medical Debt

A nurse shares hard-earned lessons after years of financial struggle due to chronic illness.

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DIY Organizing Hacks for When You’re on a Budget

These 15 regular household items can keep you organized and clutter-free.

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5 Life Lessons Learned from Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes

These Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks can teach us all a lot about determination, taking the high road and other ways to win at life. 

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Why It's Important to Validate Someone's Feelings

Being seen in a moment of pain helps us to heal and return to a place of peace and calm.

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5 Reasons to Stick with a Paper Planner

Writing things down not only helps you reach your goals and remember more, but can also keep you inspired all year long.

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How a Divine Calling Brings Life Purpose

Doctors, pastors, and writers alike weigh in on this heaven-sent sense of direction.

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5 Tips for Managing Your Finances in 2021

This monk-turned-money manager offers spiritually-sound advice for getting ahead—even in tough times.

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Flexible new year

How to Bring Flexibility into the New Year

We know our hearts can bend, because they already have.

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A Mysterious Trinket Reminded Her That Angels Surrounded Her

She felt very alone after her husband passed away. Then she realized that support was always available.  

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6 Ways Animal Lovers Can Celebrate Earth Day

Follow these tips to protect our planet and all its creatures. 

An artist's rendering of an angel with a red glove; Illustration by Victoria Borges

This Heaven-Sent Red Glove Reassured Her That She Was Not Alone

Her anxiety about multiple situations threatened to overwhelm her. Then she prayed and asked God for a sign.

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Guideposts Says Goodbye: Notable Deaths of 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, Guideposts pauses to remember some of the inspiring individuals who left us this past year.

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9 Tips for Navigating This Holiday Season

A little prayer, positivity and self-care can go a long way in creating some Christmas cheer.

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When We Wander Away from God

We’re given free will. What happens when we stray?

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