Positive Thinking

How to be fully present
Positive Living

Trying to Stay Present? Here's an Easy Way to Ground Yourself

Show up for yourself right where you are with the simple “5, 4, 3, 2, 1 technique.”

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Edward Grinnan, Guideposts Editor in Chief
Inspiring Stories

Guideposts Readers: Our Biggest Blessing and Inspiration

How your outpouring of care and support helps us make the world a better place through hope, faith and prayer.

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Music and productivity
Positive Living

How to Use Music to Boost Your Productivity

Calm classics or energizing powerhouses can take your productivity up several notches.

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Authentic positivity
Positive Living

How to Find Optimism and Hope in the Darkest of Places

It’s called “tragic optimism,” and is a meaningful, positive response to real suffering in life.

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"Ha" breathing
Living Longer, Living Better

A Simple Breathing Exercise to Energize Your Day

“Ha breath” powers up your body and mind by reminding you to breathe out loud.

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John Haney with a photo of his grandmother; photo by Natalia Weedy
Stories of Hope

His Grandmother Held Fast to Her Faith and Her Family

The 98-year-old was isolated during the pandemic. But prayer and her positive attitude carried her—and her grandson—through.

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Guideposts blogger Holly Lebowitz Rossi
Positive Living

A Positive Path with Holly Lebowitz Rossi: Re-energize with the 'Ha Breath'

The author of the Guideposts blog, A Positive Path, shares a breathing technique that will help you be more alert and energetic.

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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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Facing a challenge
Life Advice

Inspiring Words to Help You Work Through a Challenge

If you don’t know where to start or how to keep going, these tips will help.

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Greeting the day
Positive Living

3 Positive Ways to Greet the Day (and Yourself) in the Morning

If you’re not a cheerful early riser, that’s fine. But here are some tips for improving your outlook at the start of each day.

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