Positive Living

Positive living is a skill that anyone can learn at any time. Putting your emotional health first is the first step in cultivating an open, upbeat outlook toward every new day. Try to let positive living tips shape your attitude, and watch the world become a more beautiful place, day by day.
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.

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.

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The pleasure of solitude

3 Positive Reasons to Seek Out Solitude

During the busy holiday season, finding the joy of alone-time is a gift you can give yourself.

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Jen Hatmaker

4 Holiday Decluttering Tips from Jen Hatmaker

The author and speaker shares her best organizing advice this Christmas season.

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Helpful grocery bagger

When a Little Help Comes at the Grocery Checkout

In doing their jobs, grocery baggers are also giving us the chance to take a break and enjoy a simple kindness.

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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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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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A woman in her home feeling a sense of gratitude.

How to Practice Gratitude When You’re in a Bad Place

Experiencing fear and pain, shouldn't deprive you of being appreciative and feeling joy, too.

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5 Tips for Ensuring an Emotionally Healthy Christmas

Keep the holiday season merry, bright and stress-free with these easy ideas. 

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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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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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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Three Steps to Turn Grumbles into Gratitude

Best-selling Author Tricia Goyer shares what she learned when she challenged her family to stop complaining.

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