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Why We Should Make Our Mental Health a Top Priority

Everyone—everyone—is having a hard time during the pandemic. Let’s take that as permission to focus on what nurtures our emotional well-being.

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5 Guideposts Books Centered Around Strong Women Characters

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these books featuring women who inspire us with their strength, intelligence, kindness, and faith. 

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Emmy winner E. G. Marshall

Guideposts Classics: E. G. Marshall on Reading the Bible

In this story from February 1973, Emmy-winning actor E. G. Marshall shares how the religious training he received as a child stayed with him for the rest of his life.

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22 Classic Movies to Watch in March on TCM

Here are 22 movies we think you'll enjoy that are airing on Turner Classic Movies in March 2021.

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Someone Cares: A Much-Needed Hug

This addiction recovery community sends comforting, blessed shawls to those in need.

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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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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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6 Ways Animal Lovers Can Celebrate Earth Day

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

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Women's History Month

Step into Women’s History Month with Self-Love

Women’s history is all the more inspiring when it fuels our well-being in the here and now.

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How to thrive

3 Ways to Thrive, Not Just Survive, During Covid

Not everybody feels successful in the same ways. Find out what your best feels like, then take steps to get there.

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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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PBS Documentary Highlights the ‘Power of Belief’ Behind the Black Church

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. talks with African-American leaders, from Oprah to Senator Raphael Warnock, on the role of the Black Church in American history, then and now.

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