Aleteia

Personal Growth

How to stop complaining so much and start loving life a little more

The holidays are a great time to work on breaking this destructive cycle.

A strategy to use when you don’t get the credit you deserve

Practical lessons from a historical figure who was actually happier the more "under-valued" he felt.

4 Common factors that are probably responsible for your bad mood

Before you take your emotions too seriously, consider this ...

How to slow down and get the most out of everything you do

This wisdom from a 16th-century priest is especially relevant today.

This African-American musician makes it his mission to befriend the KKK

Daryl Davis collects robes of former Klansmen whom he convinced to quit the group.

What to do about getting bored at church

Is your toddler squirming? Are you day-dreaming? Here's the solution.

4 Tips to help you fall in love with books all over again

Reading is a muscle that needs to be exercised to get stronger, especially with our social-media stunted brains.

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.