Positive Thinking

A positive attitude effects everything you do, from how you greet the bagger at the grocery store to how you interact with work colleagues, romantic partners, and family members. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's book, The Power of Positive Thinking, introduced the importance of positive thinking in creating positive change. Share positive thinking stories reminds us that a positive attitude can change our lives.

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Can You Train Your Brain to Combat the ‘Negativity Bias’?

The cumulative impact of a 20-second visualization is something we all have time for.

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7 Ways to Boost Your Positive Self-Talk This Year

What is positive self-talk and how can it improve your mood, relationships and overall confidence in 2021?

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Sam Sifton cooking in his home in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Photo by Stephen Speranza

Sharing Food and Faith During This Difficult Holiday Season

The acclaimed New York Times food editor offers five ways to celebrate the joy of Christmas—even from afar.  

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How to Practice Deep Kindness During Covid-19

A new book challenges us to change the world by going beyond regular acts of good will.

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How to Call Blessings into Your Life

A funny story with an inspiring lesson for hard times.

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5 Life Lessons Learned from My Robotic Vacuum

 It’s not even a real Roomba, but it’s taught me patience, persistence and more.

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How This Church Strives For Reconciliation in a Historically Segregated City

Prayer, small groups and an openness to new perspectives help a multicultural church in Georgia succeed.

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Undivded program at Crossroads Church/ Photo credit: Jim Gromley

How This Megachurch Embraces Diversity

One of America’s most successful churches is taking action to battle racism.

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An older man getting ready for a morning bike ride in the woods.

6 Ways to Enjoy Getting Fit at Any Age

Form a routine, don’t restrict food and other tips to get happy and healthy.

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A Gratitude Journal Improved Her Outlook on Life

When she realized she’d inherited the family trait of complaining, she prayed for help in adjusting her attitude.

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What the Ocean Can Teach Us About Strength

Life is full of waves, but you have choices when it comes to how you handle them.

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Diverse women standing together in unity.

10 Inspirational Quotes on Unity and Diversity

Inspirational leaders from all walks of life weigh in with priceless words on how we always achieve more when we come together to tackle problems.  

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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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5 Ways to Keep Hopes and Dreams Alive

Dealing with an uncertain future can be overwhelming, but we can plan for a post-crisis life.

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