Category Archives: Social Anxiety

Is There Something Wrong?

A story of love, service, and mental illness by Alan B. Sanderson, MD My family moved a lot when I was a kid, but the hardest move for me was the one before my senior year of high school. I … Continue reading

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Ministering for Sociophobes: A Practical Guide

If you have social phobia, please know that there are positive things you can do about it. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD One of my earliest memories of social anxiety was when I delivered an invitation to the next-door neighbors … Continue reading

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A British Summer: My Experience as a Latter-day Saint Missionary

My missionary service has pointed me towards everything good I have done in my adult life since that time. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD On this day twenty years ago, I started my two years of service as a full … Continue reading

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Weakness and Strength

A personal story about discovering my own weakness and turning to the Lord for strength. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD The Lord has given me a “thorn in the flesh” which has been with me more or less for as … Continue reading

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