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How Being a Realist Can Make You Happy

Researchers have found that realism is the approach that brings the most lasting, long-term happiness.

Spreading happiness

Have You Given Away Any Happiness Today?

Let one artist’s pandemic project inspire you to be generous with your positivity.

Walking in autumn leaves

5 Biblical Prayers for Fall

In a season of uncertainty and change, there’s always one thing we can fix our hopes on.

Praying for God's Will

A New Way to Pray for God’s Will

You can always petition the Almighty for what you want, but here’s a phrase you might add at the end.

A delivery man conversing with a senior woman.

Special Delivery: All in a Day’s Work

These three mail carriers went above and beyond to help people—even save lives—along their postal route.

Focusing on the present

Why Positive Thinking Works Best When You Stay in the Here and Now

The pandemic is edging out “toxic positivity” in favor of authentic, grounded optimism.

Dog running on the beach

How to Call Blessings into Your Life

A funny story with an inspiring lesson for hard times.

7 ways to change your life

7 Ways to Change Your Life

When encountering transforming love, big things can happen.

Recovery counselor Sidney H. Smith III

Sidney Smith Offers Advice on Recovery

The recovery counselor offers advice for those who are struggling with addiction and loved ones and friends who wish to offer them support and encouragement.

Rev. Earl Johnson

A Red Cross Chaplain's Advice for Comforting Others

Rev. Earl Johnson shares how we can each help to bring comfort and support to others during the challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic.