Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here
Start your day in a beautiful way: Subscribe to Aleteia's daily newsletter here.
Sign me up!

Not Prepared to Donate?

Here are 5 ways you can still help Aleteia:

  1. Pray for our team and the success of our mission
  2. Talk about Aleteia in your parish
  3. Share Aleteia content with friends and family
  4. Turn off your ad blockers when you visit
  5. Subscribe to our free newsletter and read us daily
Thank you!
Team Aleteia

Subscribe

Aleteia

Personal Growth

Complaining can foster hopefulness, but only if you do it right

There are two types of complaining, and the difference is huge.

Why anything worth doing is worth doing badly

If you always wait for the "perfect" moment, it will never get done. Here's how to let go!

A beginner’s guide to getting to know yourself more deeply, by St. Teresa of Avila

The 16th-century saint dedicated herself to self-knowledge, and can teach us a thing or two.

Is it time to embrace being average?

Are you a jack of all trades, master of none? Celebrate it!

How to tell if you’re being a bully … to yourself

Self-deprecation can affect your mental and physical health. Here's how to treat yourself with more kindness.

The biggest game-changer in reducing daily stress

Here are 3 ways to be gentler with yourself while making room for imperfection.

The surprising health benefit of joining a church choir

What you can get from singing in unison goes well beyond the lovely sounds.

3 Lessons about minimalism from St. Francis of Assisi

It's not about getting rid of stuff, but about letting go.

5 Ways to befriend your loneliness

Believe it or not, feeling lonely is an opportunity for personal growth.

This quick exercise will help you become more merciful

All you need is a photo of yourself as a baby (or a good memory)!

Readers like you contribute to Aleteia's Mission.

Since our inception in 2012, Aleteia’s readership has grown rapidly worldwide. Our team is committed to a mission of providing articles that enrich, inspire and inform a Catholic life. That's why we want our articles to be freely accessible to everyone, but we need your help to do that. Quality journalism has a cost (more than selling ads on Aleteia can cover). That's why readers like you make a major difference by donating as little as $3 a month.