Episode 006: Journaling to Reduce Anxiety and Fully Express Yourself // Karla Carlston

Do you know that a journaling practice can be a powerful tool?

 

My guest Karla shares her passion for journaling in an effort to reduce anxiety, create a safe space for thoughts, and as a healthy place to express yourself.

Through her own post-partum struggle with mental health issues and also the joy comes with having a baby, Karla realized the benefits of journaling, and developed journals and prompts for every stage of life. 

 

Listen to the full episode to learn and how journaling can help children, teens and adults focus on the positive, while still expressing all the emotions they are feeling.  You’ll also learn the scientific research associated with how journaling can also boost mood, increase confidence, and improve memory.

 

You can listen the episode below, or on iTunes, StitcherSpotifyGoogleplay, or search for “Latter-day Families Stand” wherever you get your podcasts.  If you like the show please share it, subscribe, and leave a review!!

 

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Episode 007: How to Help Teen Girls Realize Their Worth and Remember Who They Are // Kristen Walker Smith

Teen girls today are getting distracted form who they really are, the mission they came here to fulfill and forgetting their eternal value. They are believing Satan’s lies about who they are, where their values lies, and what they should be doing to find joy.

Guest Kristen Walker Smith provides insight about how we can help build them up to see themselves how God sees them. As a teen mentor, podcast host and the creator of many tools and resources for teen girls, Kristen provides many tools to get your teen started in the journey of realizing that they are elect youth!

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Episode 005: How to Become a Mental Health Advocate for Your Teen // Cheryl Cardall

Do you have a teen or child who faces mental health challenges?
Do you know what signs to look for that may indicate that mental health needs to be assessed and addressed? Guest Cheryl Cardall, host of the @FightLikeAMotherPodcast addresses these topics and more as she guides you through what steps to take to stand for and with your children and teens to advocate for their mental health needs.

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Episode 003: How to Increase Hope and Achieve Emotional Freedom Through Music // Katie Higley

Learn powerful strategies from American Idol Alumni Katie Higley. After experiencing PTSD from a traumatic car accident, American Idol Alumni Katie Higley explains how she turned to music as a tool to help her overcome her challenges, develop resilience and find hope.

Listen to the full episode to hear more about an interesting study Katie describes that shows the positive impact it has on people when they sing together in unison. She will also give you an insightful tip about how you can create a song with any scripture or affirmation. It’s something she has her students do, and it’s powerful!

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Episode 002: Strengthening Today’s Youth: Echoing Captain Moroni’s Plea for Provisions

Are you the parent or religious leader of a teenager? If so, this episode is for you!
In this episode, I am discussing my passion for advocating that parents and leaders help children and teens utilize resources and tools that may help them overcome many of the unique challenges they face today. Did you know that Captain Moroni in the Book of Mormon was also passionate about tools and resources? Yep! He demanded them, as he knew they were a key to the success of his people. He called them provisions!

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Episode 001: 3 Components of Hope, Healing and Wholeness

Learn to take action in jumpstarting your own miracles.

After facing trauma in my own life, and being clinically diagnosed with PTSD, I found myself feeling broken and hopeless. In this episode, I share with you my personal story of struggle and of overcoming. I highlight how I found hope and wholeness, and how I’m now aiming to cheer you along in doing the same.

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Announcing My New Podcast!

With hope, wholeness and healing as the underlying theme, I’m launching a podcast January 2021!
The Latter-day Families Stand Podcast: Resources and tools for thriving Latter-day Saint Families.

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