Self-Assessment Record
    Footnotes

    “Self-Assessment Record,” Adjusting to Missionary Life (2013), 12–13

    “Self-Assessment Record,” Adjusting to Missionary Life, 12–13

    Self-Assessment Record

    Directions:

    For each item below, the second column lists the page number and section in this booklet where you can find tools and suggestions. Prayerfully choose one or two to try for a minimum of two to three weeks. Remember that many suggestions will take practice in order to be effective.

    GENERAL

    I’m having difficulty with:

    Page, Section

    responding positively to stress

    17, A

    responding to a “stress emergency”

    20, B

    helping other missionaries who are overstressed

    20, C

    PHYSICAL

    I’m having difficulty with:

    Page, Section

    learning to work hard

    23, A

    staying healthy and energetic

    24, B

    managing head, stomach, or muscle pain

    24, C

    sleeping, going to bed on time

    26, D

    getting up on time

    27, E

    eating healthy foods

    27, F

    getting motivated to exercise

    28, G

    EMOTIONAL

    I’m having difficulty with:

    Page, Section

    feeling homesick

    29, A

    feeling depressed or discouraged

    30, B

    feeling self-critical

    31, C

    feeling anxious or inadequate

    32, D

    feeling easily irritated or angry

    33, E

    feeling exhausted or unmotivated

    33, F

    worrying about loved ones at home

    34, G

    feeling lonely

    34, H

    SOCIAL

    I’m having difficulty with:

    Page, Section

    talking with strangers

    35, A

    wanting to be alone

    36, B

    communicating openly with a companion

    37, C

    loving the people

    38, D

    getting along with mission leaders

    38, E

    managing sexual or romantic feelings

    39, F

    INTELLECTUAL

    I’m having difficulty with:

    Page, Section

    learning the language

    41, A

    staying organized with goals and plans

    41, B

    not feeling as smart or as capable as others

    43, C

    SPIRITUAL

    I’m having difficulty with:

    Page, Section

    learning to strengthen my testimony

    45, A

    learning to repent

    46, B

    learning to pray meaningfully

    47, C

    learning to love the scriptures

    47, D

    learning to rely on the Spirit

    47, E