At exam time, stress can feel like a normal part of student life. This article explores why it doesn’t have to be and offers a spiritual approach for dealing with stress and pressure.
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What can we do when life seems hard? This author found that gratitude opened her eyes to a very different perspective.
After being treated badly, this author had no problem seeing the perpetrator as an awful person. But when they were put together on a group project, she knew that view needed to change.
In college, this author was called “different” when she chose not to drink. But “different,” she discovered, wasn’t a bad thing.
Is your ability to give your gifts tied up in the circumstances of your life? According to the college admissions process, yes. But according to Christian Science, no way!
Social media has its upsides, but it can also provoke envy and self criticism. One author shares how she responds to the impulse to stay connected, and how that has transformed her approach to Facebook and Instagram.
If you’re struggling with a moral dilemma or trying to make a tough decision, how do you know which answer is the right one? This author shares the qualities of thought—like humility and willingness—that have helped speed her in the right direction.
This author wanted to help the causes she cared about. Should she volunteer? Join a club? Yes, she could. But she discovered something she could do every day, and which had powerful effects: read the Christian Science Bible Lesson.
A friend’s tragedy got this author questioning whether grief just fades, or whether it can actually be healed. The Sermon on the Mount had the answer.