Positive Thinking

A positive attitude effects everything you do, from how you greet the bagger at the grocery store to how you interact with work colleagues, romantic partners, and family members. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's book, The Power of Positive Thinking, introduced the importance of positive thinking in creating positive change. Share positive thinking stories reminds us that a positive attitude can change our lives.

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Positive Thinker: Jeremy Lin, Professional Basketball Player

The Taiwanese-American hoops star shares his favorite Bible verse, his real-life hero and his reaction to a new documentary about his sudden 2012 ascent with the New York Knicks.

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5 Tips for a Major Attitude Adjustment

Give thanks, surround yourself with Scripture and other ways to see the glass as half full.

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Barbara Eden: 14 Things to Know

She’s best known for playing a 2,000-year-old genie, but Barbara Eden, who celebrated her 91st birthday on August 23, 2022, has enjoyed a rich and varied career—and she’s still going strong!

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3 Positive Thinking Habits to Borrow from Sports Psychology

Tips from the field of “performance science” that can help all of us, not just athletes, create a positive mindset to help us reach our goals.

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Positive Thinker: Dr. Willie Jolley, Motivational Speaker, Radio Host, Author

The acclaimed inspirational speaker reveals his heroes, his favorite foods, and how riding his bike improves his spiritual well-being.

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Changing Your Worldview Can Change Your Life

New research shows a connection between the basic feelings you have about the world and your character traits.

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Katheryn Berlandi, granddaughter to Norman Vincent Peale; photo by Todd Plitt

Norman Vincent Peale's Granddaughter on His Lessons for Positive Living

Millions have learned life lessons from the writings of the Guideposts cofounder. She learned them at his knee.

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Positive Thinker: Bear Grylls, Host of 'Running Wild,' Author of 'Never Give Up'

The famed adventurer and television host on facing his fears, his remote vacation hideaway and his deep respect for teachers.

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Jeannie Hughes with her husband, Roger; photo by Scott Goldsmith

She Was Inspired by Her Husband's Positivity While Dealing with Cancer

Her husband’s diagnosis didn’t challenge his faith. Why did it shake hers?

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Eugene Cernan salutes the flag on the lunar surface with inspirational quotes from NASA Astronauts

10 Inspiring Quotes from NASA Astronauts

Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Mae Jemison, Sally Ride, Buzz Aldrin and more on the wonder of space exploration. 

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Positive Thinker: Mike Rowe, Host of 'Dirty Jobs,' Author, Producer

The Emmy-winning TV host and author reveals his real-life heroes, his favorite inspiring Scripture, and the hardest thing he’s ever done

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Experience ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’ in a New Unabridged Audiobook

For the 70th anniversary of Norman Vincent Peale’s groundbreaking book, his grandson discusses the new audiobook and why its message of hope is even more important today.

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Positive Thinker: Tamela Mann, Gospel Singer, Wife, Mom

The acclaimed gospel singer, wife and mom on her love of the outdoors, the best advice she’s ever received and the hardest thing she’s ever done

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8 Inspiring Desmond Tutu Quotes

Archbishop Desmond Tutu played a key role in ending racial segregation in South Africa. Here are some of our favorite quotes from the Christian leader that has inspired millions for generations.

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People Like You More Than You Think!

A new study shows that we stay on others’ minds longer and in more positive terms than we would guess.

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Roberta Messner at the nail salon; photo by Scott Goldsmith

The Manicurist Who Changed Her Life

Annie gave her gorgeous red nails. But it was the profound advice she offered that helped the author change her entire outlook on life.

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