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13 Tips for Helping Early Returned Missionaries Adjust to Post-Mission Life

by Kristine J. Doty-Yells, PhD | January 29, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In 2002, my oldest son returned home from his mission after only five months. I was shocked, confused, and ...


How I Lost 40 Pounds Living the Word of Wisdom

by Jenny Spencer | January 2, 2018 | Makes You Think

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jenny. And I’m a choco-holic. I come from a very long line of Morm...


9 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a Depressed Loved One (and What to Say Instead)

by Juliet Miller | December 22, 2017 | Makes You Think

Anyone who has a loved one who struggles with depression probably knows the feeling of trying to help them&...


​3 Habits That Could Make You Lose Your Testimony Without Realizing It

by Zack Oates | October 7, 2017 | Mormon Life

It was a blistering hot day in NYC. I was 23 and had graduated from BYU two months earlier. Now I was neari...


Historic Professional Golfer Shares How Living His Faith Helps His Game

by Deseret News | October 5, 2017 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

A Latter-day Saint and the first Tongan and Samoan to compete on the PGA Tour, Tony Finau says his faith an...


LDS Golf Legend Johnny Miller to Redesign Golf Course Where Mormon Battalion Camped

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

"The story of the Mormon Battalion is about ordinary people who accomplished incredible things through thei...


6 Things You Can Do to Help Someone Who Struggles with Pornography

by My Life By Gogogoff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When someone you know is struggling with a pornography addiction, it can be difficult to know what you can ...


Toss the Guilt and Catch the Joy: The Importance of Taking Time for Yourself

by Merrilee Boyack, excerpted from "Toss the Guilt and Catch the Joy: A Woman's Guide to a Better Life" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I remember the day quite clearly. I had had a rough week caring for my four little boys. It was Saturday. A...


3 Principles to Remember When Loved Ones Are Doubting

by David B. Marsh | Mormon Life

We seem to be living in a time when many have doubts about the truthfulness of the Church. Virtually everyo...


12 Famous Athletes Who Became Mormon (and Their Incredible Conversion Stories)

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

From monster truck driving to the Olympics and the NFL to the NBA, many famous athletes have found the gosp...