Aleteia

Personal Growth

3 Saints who show us how to help refugees

Each of us can do our part to welcome the stranger among us.

How to be an introvert and still change the world

Meet 3 saints who show us how to make a powerful impact in quieter ways.

Why being a highly sensitive person is a gift, not a deficit

"You cannot be too sensitive. It's like having eyes that are too blue," says psychologist Elena Herdieckerhoff.

Struggling with patience? Let this famously impatient saint help you

St. Cyprian shows us to overcome one of the greatest vices of our time.

Thomas Merton figured out what we need to “make peace”

Imagine what the world would be like if each of us did what he advised!

Here’s the one predictor of whether your kids will be successful in life

Talent, IQ, and good looks are fine, but they don't determine how well we do.

Why over-sharers are happier people

Being vulnerable is the secret to living a full life; here are 4 simple ways to practice it daily.

Struggling to be hopeful? Take care of your ‘ANT’ problem

Here's an effective strategy to help regain joy after loss, discouragement, or another heartbreaking event.

Why do we want to erase motherhood from our bodies?

Embrace the signs of being a mother. They are a map of a life well-lived.