Positive Thinking

Today Show co-anchor Savvannah Guthrie; photo by Melanie Dunea

Positive Thinker: Savannah Guthrie, Today Show Co-Anchor

The positive-thinking TV personality, who just celebrated 10 years on the Today Show, shares who her real-life hero is, why mornings are her favorite and what she does for her spiritual well-being.

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Police chaplain John Revell of Building Community and Chief Moss

Building Bridges Within the Communities They Serve

Building Community, a nationwide program—created by a Connecticut police chaplain—brings neighborhoods together through police-led projects and events.

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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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An artists's rendering of Jeannette and her mother; illustration by Eleni Kalorkoti

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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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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Houston Kraft; Photo courtesy of Houston Kraft

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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A cat playing with a robotic vacuum.

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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Pastor Derrick Shields

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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