Hank Smith: How a Lesson from Thomas Edison Led Me to Deeper Happiness and Swimming in My Own Basement
We’ve been taught that we all have spiritual gifts. I believe anyone can learn to have a more positive outlook, but I think it’s also possible for people to be born with the gift of being optimistic, of seeing things through a positive lens. Others of us get to develop that gift as we go along.
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Youth love LDS speaker and author Hank Smith—and it's no wonder with his charming humor and sincere testimony. We recently sat down with him to learn more about why he loves what he does.
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Despite many people, including Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum, University of Utah long snapper Alex Whittingham, coming forward and bravely discussing their own struggles with depression and/or anxiety, stigmas about mental illness are all too alive today.
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Election day and the days that follow are always full of emotion.
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My mom made me wear a dress to the middle school spelling bee. It had pink flowers all over, a bow in the back, and puffy sleeves. I consented because—truth be told—I was totally psyched for this day. One of my favorite movies back then was a made-for-TV Disney film called The Girl Who Spelled Freedom, about a Cambodian refugee who overcame a lot to become a spelling champion (in a dressy outfit).
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