LDSMM 006: The One Exercise Every Missionary Should Do Before and After a Mission

Today we discuss a 4-step process to help you make the most of all the lessons you have learned in your life.

  1. List some of the turning points, major events, wins, and losses you have had.
  2. Tell the story and write it down. You should end up with some takeaways.
  3. Search, ponder, and pray over the experience. What else can you see as you look back at what you went through? What principles from the scriptures or Articles of Faith can you tie in?
  4. Use the lessons learned to bless lives, both others and your own. See what trends you can find in your life. How can knowing these things help you now and in what is coming at you in the next 3 months of your life?
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LDSMM 005: 9 Strategies For Overcoming Homesickness

In this episode we discuss some tips for overcoming homesickness.

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  • Keep Perspective!
  • Concentrate on today.
  • Parent’s, don’t coddle.
  • Prepare by gradually adapting a mission schedule and doing daily planning.
  • Keep and enjoy traditions, especially around the holidays.
  • Forget yourself and focus on the needs of others. Work!
  • Parents, friends, and family should send monthly letters in the mail. (In addition to any weekly e-mail)
  • Record lessons learned, feelings, and stories in a journal.
  • Don’t worry about home and remember the Mission Office can be contacted in the event of emergencies.
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LDSMM 003 : 7 Tips For Proper Introductions

Thanks for checking our Episode 003: 7 Tips For Proper Introductions.

Here are the resources for today’s show:

http://www.lds.org/manual/preach-my-gospel-a-guide-to-missionary-service/what-is-my-purpose-as-a-missionary?lang=eng

Every Life Has a Story        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2v0RhvZ3lvY

In this particular episode you will learn to:

  1. Become generally interested in other people.
  2. Use proper body language by smiling, have good posture, maintaining eye contact, and having a good handshake.
  3. Remember a person’s name is to that person that sweetest and most important sound in any language.
  4. Be a good listener.
  5. Talk in terms of the other person’s interest.
  6. Make the other person feel important by listening to them. Don’t interrupt or ignore them.
  7. Be appropriate in material and time.

 

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LDSMM 002 : 10 Tips For Memorizing D&C Section 4

This week we will cover 10 tips for memorizing Doctrine & Covenants section 4. These tips will work for memorizing any scripture or quote you may find useful.

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  1. Pray for help
  2. Read & recon
  3. Write it downTurn this: Now behold, a marvelous work is about to come forth among the children of men…Into this: NB, AMWISTCFATCOM.
  4. Break it down
  5. Put in  a prominent place
  6. Take a break
  7. Be continuous
  8. Ponder the message
  9. Work as a team
  10. Apply it in your life and help others
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