Linda’s Corner Articles

Linda’s Corner Articles: Faith, Family and Living Joyfully

Why do do compare ourselves with others?

We all compare ourselves to other people, even when is makes us unhappy.  Learn why we do this and how we can stop. Read more.

Striving for Perfection

Nobody’s perfect, and that’s okay.  Learn the difference between striving for perfection and its counterfeit ‘perfectionism.’  Read more. 

6 Scientific Reasons Why Eating Together as a Family Matters

The name “Two Good Things” comes from one of our family traditions. We eat dinner together regularly as a family and each member of the family takes turns sharing two good things about their day. This simple tradition helps us stay connected, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Science suggests many reasons why family dinner matters, here are just six of them.  Read more

Marriage matters

Healthy marriages lead to healthy lives, healthy families, and a healthy community. Marriage matters. Everybody knows that a marriage can deteriorate, but not everybody knows that a marriage can also be rejuvenated. Just because things are not currently fabulous, does not mean that it doesn’t have the potential to become fabulous.  Read more

Hovercraft “he said”/”she said”

“I did it for the children.”  That is Lewis’ response to the question “Why did you build a hovercraft?”  I don’t think so.  Read more

 

Time travel and the lost luggage – return from Samoa

Time travel, Robert Louis Stevenson, cannibalism, a temple destroyed by fire, and being stranded with no luggage and no hope of escape.  Read more

What to do when a loved one suffers from depression

It can feel frustrating when you have a loved one struggling with depression, here are some things you can do.  Read more

 

A message of hope to those struggling with depression

There is hope.  There is something you can do to become happy again.  You have more power than you may realizeRead more.

Finest Career – Mother

Is “mothering” a career?  Yes, and one of the most noble and important careers available.  Read more

 

Expecting Sarah

Along with the morning sickness came panic, fear, and doubt.  What on earth were we thinking?  This is completely illogical. Read more

Choosing Out of Depression

Even though getting in can happen as a matter of circumstances getting out of depression requires a choice.  And it requires action.  But it is possible and it’s worth it.  Read more

Faith and misunderstanding

Misunderstanding can lead to despair and a lack of faith.  Read more

Everything you need to know to host your own Passover cultural experience and all the reasons why you’d want to do that.  Read more. 

Crappy Days Happen…

So to recap the day:  Dog poop, flat tire, rejection and job disappointment for me, rejection and job disappointment for Sarah, fractured skull for Andy, and a wrecked airplane for Lewis  It was a crappy day both literally and figuratively.  Read more

Reuniting Joseph and Hyrum

Joseph and Hyrum Smith were brothers and close friends, but their descendants didn’t have contact for generations.  A meeting between two distant cousins, Bob Smith and John Smith changes both of their lives forever. Read more. 

Protection from Coronavirus

You have access to the best defense against Coronavirus and the best cure.  Your immune system is designed to protect and heal your body against infections.  Learn how it works and how worry, fear, and panic actually turn off this amazing system.  Read more.  

Comparing and contrasting the American and French revolutions

Comparing and contrasting the American and French revolutions highlights some insight about the wisdom and integrity of  our founding fathers and also the connection between following god’s laws and political freedom.  Read more. 

Tips for better sleep

Getting enough sleep is important for our mental and emotional well being.   The effect of sleep deprivation on mood has been well documented.   Here are some tips to help you get a better night’s sleep.  Read more or click here to listen to the podcast.