Joseph Cramer, M.D.: Bad things will happen, but when they do, 'look for the helpers'

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  • george of the jungle goshen, UT
    June 5, 2013 5:38 p.m.

    Nobody is perfect. I'm nobody, and your nobody, we are the same, let's be friends. if you don't want to be for get about dit.

  • USAlover Salt Lake City, UT
    June 4, 2013 10:28 a.m.

    There is more need for mindfulness and awareness of thought and emotion in the LDS faith. If Mormonism encompasses all truth WHEREEVER it is taught, they we can greatly profit from much of what Buddhism teaches in principle.

    When it comes to emotional rough patches, our only answer is "pray more" and "repent". In our journey towards perfection, we stress ourselves out and, unfortunately, burn out.

    I would love to see more gospel based mindfulness and awareness teachings. I think the LDS faithful would benefit greatly from words like "let go", "allow", "self-compassion", "non-judgement", "let it be", and "I accept what is".

    This kind of article needs to appear weekly or more often in the Deseret News.