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Wannabe Balanced | Mormon Enlightenment | Post LDS

Oct 20, 2020

Use your past to enhance your present.

It all comes down to the way we tell our story.

Were you the victim? Or were you the hero?

Train your brain to notice what was good about the way your life has played out.

Ask, how is this happening FOR me and not to me?

Oct 12, 2020

When we leave Mormonism, we also leave behind our community to some extent.

But when we become so focused on what was lost, or our lack of something, our brain stops trying to find solutions.

When we begin focusing on what we WANT, believing that it's on it's way, then suddenly we open ourselves up to creativity...

Sep 30, 2020

When I was 10 years old I had a traumatic experience that caused me to feel overwhelming SHAME. A year later I finally gained the courage to "confess" it to my bishop.

Growing up in the Mormon Church (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) I adapted this belief that my leaders, bishop, priesthood holders,...

Sep 22, 2020

A few years ago I was at my wits end with all my bottled up Mormon Mom emotions. So much guilt, jealousy, envy, and pressure to do everything amazing all the time with a perfect smile on my face.

I was desperate for help. I prayed, I studied scriptures, and had conference talks playing on repeat all day.

I could never...

Sep 16, 2020

I've been wanting to talk about alcohol consumption for a while now but haven't felt I was in a place to really give any kind of useful advice.
I've been battling my own internal struggle ever since we allowed drinking to be part of our lifestyle. Not about the shame and guilt from the church, but mostly just fears...