Helping others

An artist's rendering of a stack of school supplies
People Helping People

Someone Cares: ABC's of Giving

Her daughter, who looked forward to the first day of school, came up with a way to share her joy with those less fortunate.

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Joshua Coombes giving haircut to  homeless person
Inspiring Stories

This Traveling Hairstylist Transforms the Homeless

London-based hairstylist Joshua Coombes started the #DoSomethingForNothing movement to inspire others to give back

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How Could She Make Her Dream to Become a Nurse Come True?
America's Angels

How Could She Make Her Dream to Become a Nurse Come True?

In the midst of changing career paths, Christine Rowsey lost her job and her car. Would she also have to sacrifice her dream of doing something that mattered?

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Actor James Earl Jones
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: James Earl Jones on the Importance of Mentoring

In this story from November 1993, the award-winning actor pays tribute to the teacher who helped him find his voice as an actor.

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Nurses who make a difference
People Helping People

Nurses Who Make a Difference

National Nurse Appreciation Week brings back memories of kindness and care.

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A solider, alone with his thoughts, on a train
America's Angels

Moral Injury: Six Questions Answered

Here's a look at moral injury, a relatively new term for the emotional and spiritual pain that can afflict soldiers and others who are asked to perform actions that run counter to their moral codes.

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No man left behind.
Military Families

No One Left Behind

It’s a phrase that began on the field of combat but now carries meaning for all of us in daily life.

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A mature woman pauses during her volunteer activities
Living Longer, Living Better

How Volunteering Adds Life to Your Years

Retirees frequently find purpose and fulfillment by turning to volunteering; here are some reasons why you might want to follow in their footsteps.

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