Powerful Words to Reduce Anxiety

Anxiety tortures millions. Gratefully, there are tools to combat it.  When anxiety attacks, there’s a simple antidote you can try:  The Power of Words.

The remedy is simple.  Pick a word.  Set a timer for fifteen minutes.  During that time, focus on that specific word. When your mind wanders, shift your attention back on that word. This process trains your brain to relax.  It’s simple, but not always easy to do!

You may ask: What’s the best word to contemplate?  Save yourself the grief.  There isn’t a best word!  However, these are some of the most powerful words in the English language when it comes to reducing anxiety.  They are a soothing balm to an anxious mind. Choose the ones that are most meaningful to you. Continue reading “Powerful Words to Reduce Anxiety”

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The Masters: Creating Traditions Unlike Any Other

I have an extra ticket to The Masters.  Would you like to go?

Even though we’ve been the best-of-friends for a long time, I’m not sure how to respond. Continue reading “The Masters: Creating Traditions Unlike Any Other”

A Memoir from a Returned LDS Missionary

With a desire (and permission) to share their story, here is an insightful, well-written, and emotional memoir of a returned LDS missionary.  Any identifying details have been changed or omitted and any resemblance of thoughts or information relating to actual people or events is entirely coincidental.

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