Self-Reliance Skills I Teach My Children—and Why
Read about this mom’s experiences with teaching self-reliance skills to her children.
19 May 2021
You Just Graduated from College. What’s Next?
Most students look forward to their graduation day as the grand accomplishment, the culmination of all their hard work, but graduation is really a beginning. The next five years after college or trade school are just as critical as the years spent there.
2 April 2021
Why You Should Learn Something New Today
“I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” —John 10:10
15 March 2021
Franz’s Story: “With God as Our Foundation, We Can Overcome Everything”
Franz uses his own self-reliance skills and his faith in the Savior to build up and strengthen others.
8 February 2021
Small Steps to Accomplishing Big Goals
Whenever we head into another new year, we are surrounded by talk of resolutions and goals. The yearly focus on self-improvement can feel repetitive or even discouraging if we’ve failed to reach past goals. But if we approach them the right way, goals can lift our vision and help us reach new heights, no matter what time of year it is.
1 January 2021
Three Steps for Building an Emergency Fund
Many have experienced unexpected financial hardship this year, from employment changes to unforeseen expenses. The First Presidency has encouraged all of us to “prepare for adversity in life by having a basic supply of food and water and some money in savings” (All Is Safely Gathered In: Family Home Storage [pamphlet, 2007]).
29 December 2020
Managing Stress in Stressful Times
The past several months have brought new and unexpected challenges. Many of us have experienced job loss or had to start working from home. Other difficult adjustments might include attending school online or seeing loved ones less frequently. These challenges are often accompanied by sickness, fear, and sadness.
30 November 2020
Self-Reliance Skills That Build Resilience
We often hear the phrase “bounce back” used to describe someone who has overcome a challenge in life. But in order to become resilient, we need to learn to bounce forward.
30 October 2020
Helping Someone Who Is Job Searching
During tough times, we can turn to the Lord to help us, and we can seek to help others as well.
25 September 2020
What Do Temple Ordinances Have to Do with Success?
As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we aspire to be worthy to attend temples. This is where we make promises to God, and He makes promises to us. Even when we can’t attend the temple, we can spend time reflecting on the covenants we have made. This can help us in our daily success.
7 August 2020