- Why should I fear? Part 2: Four planes and two towers
- Why should I fear? Part 1: The contagion of fear
- Perfection vs. progression at the college level
- How can failure lead to perfection?
- Is “no” a bad word?
- What should I look for in a counselor? Part 2
- What should I look for in a counselor? Part 1
- How does one go about finding a counselor?
- Is abstinence unrealistic?
- Summer schedule – or lack thereof
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Monthly Archives: April 2011
Although mental illness is not necessarily caused by sin, the two can certainly coexist. Just as poor choices and mistakes can cause physical harm—such as illness, injury, or even death in some cases—certain choices we make or the actions of … Continue reading
It is easy to see the line of reasoning here: • Men are that they might have joy. (2 Nephi 2:25) • Joy comes from obeying God and following the Plan of Happiness. • A depressed or otherwise mentally ill … Continue reading
In 2005, Elder Alexander B. Morrison, an Emeritus General Authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gave a general conference talk addressing “Myths about Mental Illness.” This talk should be required reading for everyone, especially leaders and … Continue reading
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has a useful fact sheet about mental illness. NAMI defines mental illnesses as “medical conditions that disrupt a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning.” Mental illness includes … Continue reading