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Posts by John Gustav-Wrathall

Dealing with Stress Individually and Collectively


While the holidays are a time of celebration, they can also mean additional stress for anyone. For LGBT Mormons and their families, the holidays can be particularly stressful. We can combat stress by recognizing the cycle of stress and stress-induced habits, keeping perspective, and avoiding judging ourselves and others. We can learn to manage stress in a healthy way.

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Many Paths, One Heart

For me, being a member of the human race carries an enormous responsibility and purpose for life. Each and every day I wake up, I am grateful to have another day on earth with my husband, and another chance to leave the world better than I found it.

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Sharing our Stories: A How To

Within Affirmation: LGBT Mormons, Families and Friends, I have given a workshop titled “The Gift of YOU” for the past couple of years. I feel very humbled by all the thank-yous that come at the end of my workshop and are often asked how I facilitate such a session. This is what I aim to answer through this article.

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