How to Reduce Stress at Christmas

How to Reduce Stress at Christmas

As much as you try to embrace the twinkling lights and the sounds of Christmas, stress tends to creep into our lives during this time of year. For most people, the main sources of such stress are related to finances, physical demands, and relationships. While you make...
BYU Student’s Honest Video About Pornography Addiction

BYU Student’s Honest Video About Pornography Addiction

BYU-Idaho student Josh Peters was 11 years old the first time he viewed pornography and he instantly became addicted. That led to 7 years of pornography addiction, shame, broken relationships, and secrecy. But, over the years, he learned to fight the addiction through...
Protecting Children From Abuse

Protecting Children From Abuse

The Ensign article “Protecting Children” teaches what can we do to better protect and empower the children in our lives. This article will appear in the April 2019 issue of the Ensign, but is already available online and will soon appear in the Gospel...
Help for Victims of Abuse

Help for Victims of Abuse

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has published a new website to help people who have been victims of abuse and to help Church leaders minister to them and their families. This new resource is found at abuse.lds.org. The new website provides guidance and...
How to Recognize and Cope with Debilitating Anxiety

How to Recognize and Cope with Debilitating Anxiety

If you know someone with anxiety and think they blow it out of proportion, try hyperventilating. Stand in front of a clock and breath in and out, as hard and as quick as you can, for one minute. Your throat will go dry, you’ll feel ready to pass out, and you might...
Disability Specialists in LDS Wards, Stakes, and Communities

Disability Specialists in LDS Wards, Stakes, and Communities

The role of the stake and ward disability specialist is “to help facilitate increased participation and inclusion of Church members with disabilities.” Some responsibilities are including members with disabilities in Church meetings and activities, responding to...
Music Video About Abuse by JTM “I Could Be Wrong”

Music Video About Abuse by JTM “I Could Be Wrong”

JTM (the LDS musician formerly known as James the Mormon) has released the music video “I Could Be Wrong” about being abused physically and emotionally almost daily. “The first 17 years of my life were Hell… The most scarring events were me as...
New Approach to Addressing Pornography

New Approach to Addressing Pornography

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched a new Addressing Pornography website that offers a more helpful and hopeful approach for people wanting protection, help, and healing from pornography use. AddressingPornography.lds.org—which...
Suicide: Myths and Facts

Suicide: Myths and Facts

The article “Suicide: Myths and Facts” in the September Ensign helps us challenge myths about suicide and be better prepared to reach out to those who may need help. Did you know the following are all myths? Most suicides happen suddenly, without warning....
National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Over 800,000 people die by suicide worldwide every year. In the United States, suicide rates have surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, with increases in every age group. As part of ongoing efforts...
Reaching Out to the One—Elder Ronald A. Rasband

Reaching Out to the One—Elder Ronald A. Rasband

In this video “Reaching Out to the One,” Elder Ronald A. Rasband explains how he is constantly looking for anyone who is depressed, or lonely, or downtrodden. He tries to deliver messages that will touch at least one soul. Learn more: LDS Resources to Help...
Video: How We Can Support Our LGBTQ Brothers and Sisters

Video: How We Can Support Our LGBTQ Brothers and Sisters

In November 2017, Elder M. Russell Ballard said, “We need to listen to and understand what our LGBT brothers and sisters are feeling and experiencing. Certainly, we must do better than we have done in the past so that all members feel they have a spiritual home...

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