Isolate the Issue

Sometimes the challenges in our lives need to be singled out and faced head-on! That can be hard, but exhilarating when we do it. That’s why the I in S.M.I.L.E. (the acronym that helps reduce my anxiety and depression) stands for Isolate the Issue.

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See the Good

A couple years ago when I was suffering from severe anxiety, a powerful acronym came to me one night. S.M.I.L.E. was a simple word that first reminded me to literally put a smile on my face, getting my body to release some endorphins. It was a good start, but each letter of this word would…

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Perfect Faith in Perfect Love

As we wrote our annual goals (AKA gift to Jesus) this year and I pondered what I could do better or give up to be more like him, something heavy hit me. Hard. For years I have struggled to do what I need to do. I’ve written entire books while I’ve distracted myself from my…

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Health: Healing Our Bodies through Movement & Meals (my M&Ms)

A happy body is one that is cared for and loved, no matter what it looks like or feels like. There is only one you and the world needs you and your service! But how do you help yourself to have the energy it takes to give? It comes from taking care of you first.…

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Rise Up and S.M.I.L.E.

I’ve been doing some re-branding and am SO excited to finally start sharing the projects I’ve been working on! First off, as much as I loved the start that the name Uplifting Eva gave me, I never liked that it had my name. I’ve always wanted something that was more about sharing hope for everyone…

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Peace Through the Prophets

“One of the great challenges each of us faces every day is to not allow the concerns of this world to so dominate our time and energy that we neglect the eternal things that matter most. We can be too easily diverted from remembering and focusing upon essential spiritual priorities because of our many responsibilities…

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Impressions from Reading The Book of Mormon and NEW Resources

Wow! Reading The Book of Mormon this past year meant so much to me, I didn’t want to just write about it. I made a video about it. I don’t know why, but I’ve had a really hard time reading my scriptures this past year. I would do it but it wouldn’t be with as…

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