Do You Feel Unworthy?

Have you experienced that emotional wash of flu-like discomfort throughout your body, leading you to believe you are dirty, or unclean?  Do you have painful thoughts of regret in the middle of the night?

What are these awful emotions?  Simply, they are a feeling of unworthiness. Brené Brown, shame researcher and storyteller, has helped bring to light these intensely dark emotions (see list and links below). Through meta-analysis, she found the four ickiest emotions—my word, not hers—are: Embarrassment, Humiliation, Guilt, and Shame.  Even though these emotions can feel similar, knowing the differences between them makes all the differenceContinue reading “Do You Feel Unworthy?”

The Unexpected Road of Trials for Returning LDS Missionaries

Returning Home:  The Unexpected Road of Trials for Returned Missionaries

Returning home may be the hardest part of an LDS missionary’s experience.  It can be more difficult than leaving. Continue reading “The Unexpected Road of Trials for Returning LDS Missionaries”