motherhood, mental health & mormonism

Archive for October, 2013

  • Fruits of Feminism

    Fruits of Feminism

    This week I was confronted by a dear friend who, faced with the revelation that I’m a Mormon Feminist, reacted with shock and horror. Unlike most, however, she actually heard me out and listened thoughtfully while I told my story. She was still troubled though, and made an interesting point: “By their fruits ye shall [&hellip...

  • Messages of Hope

    Messages of Hope

    My favorite tool against sudden, acute bouts of depression is meditative gratitude. It’s the only thing that keeps me from spiraling completely out of control, and the only thing that brings me back once I’ve crossed that line. It’s not some abstract feeling of thankfulness; I actually sit there and, out loud, express sincere gratitude [&hellip...