A Letter to a Stressed out LDS Missionary

A Letter to a Stressed out LDS Missionary

Article Highlights

  • Missionary stress is very common
  • Ways to get out of a constant state of stress
  • Reduce symptoms with natural remedies, not pharmaceuticals

I wrote this letter recently to a student who told me he was struggling with stress while serving as a missionary for the LDS church.

This was my reply:


It’s interesting that you wanted to know about missionary stress. I’m actually writing a book/workbook for a mission in Michigan who wanted some help for their missionaries. And I also have a son who is in Santiago, Chile, on his mission, and is experiencing some stressful times. The reason I say this is just to let you know that what you’re going through isn’t unusual, nor is it unique to you.  (more…)