Creativity

The spark of creativity is such an inspiration--use your creative powers and see how the most complex problems suddenly have new solutions.
Energy from music
Positive Living

How Music Offers a Positive Surge of Inspiration and Creativity

Whether you are listening to it or making it, you’ll immediately find more joy and energy.

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Positive Living

The Unexpected Pleasure of Writing a Note by Hand

Handwriting can feel like a lost art in our tech-heavy times. But putting pen to paper has positive and pleasurable benefits.

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Spring wreath
Positive Living

3 Fun, Easy Ways to Decorate Your Front Door for Spring

A little color brings a fresh new look to your home.

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Joe and Judy Spence; photo by Shevaun Williams
Family Caregiving

This Caregiver Helped Her Husband Return to His Photography

Their life revolved around visits to the doctor, but rediscovering nature photography sparked a sense of adventure and hope.

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Shamrocks in various windows; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Feeling Lucky

How a neighborhood shamrock hunt brought their community closer on St. Patrick’s Day during the pandemic.

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Kids upcycling; Getty Images
Life Advice

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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Being creative
Positive Living

Why Creativity Is So Important to Emotional Health

It’s a mindset that makes space in your life for focus, energy and joy.

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Mother and daughter enjoying a backyard fire pit; Getty Images
Positive Living

Create a Backyard Oasis This Winter—and Beyond

Add a fire pit, put down an outdoor rug and other ways to have fun with your family and friends in the great outdoors this season.

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Opera singers Dimitri Pittas& Leah Edwards with pianist Chee-Hang See; photo courtesy Holy City Arts
Stories of Hope

The Healing Power of Music During a Pandemic

From a pair of opera singers in South Carolina to a Mariachi band in Texas, meet the musicians who refused to let the music die.

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Brenda Graham with a quilt; photo courtesy Brenda Graham
Family

Five Quilts for Five Sisters: A Goodbye Gift from Their Mother

They thought they knew everything about their mother, but she had one last surprise for them.

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