Taking care of one’s emotional and mental well-being is essential. I discuss my personal tips for doing so as an ex-Jehovah’s Witness. Please note that I am not a medical professional and this is only something that I personally find useful. If you are struggling with depression or other mental health problems, please see a … Continue reading YouTube: Be Kind to Yourself: 5 Tips for Self-Care
Some of you may have heard me use this phrase, "be kind to yourself", quite a lot in my blogs and YouTube videos. It's an extension of my reasoning behind why I am now involved in activism. For years I would make my life harder by expecting too much of myself and expecting perfection. As … Continue reading Be Kind to Yourself
This was very difficult for me to record but I strongly felt that it needed to be said. The stigma needs to end in order for people to be able to get access to appropriate help when needed. In this episode I discuss the taboo topic of mental illness and how it affects our actions, … Continue reading YouTube: Mental Illness & Coercive Beliefs
I'm very naive and uneducated. I left school at 16 in order to pioneer because of the teachings of the Watchtower organisation. I am aware that my explanations are not scholarly or deep, but they are very personal to me. In this blog I shall be dealing with three main related topics: How the Watchtower … Continue reading The Righteous Indignation of the Mentally Diseased
I have finally uploaded my first YouTube video. In it I've made a start on answering some questions raised by a lovely lady on Twitter, Katherine Rogers: How my grandparents became Jehovah's Witnesses. Why I became a Jehovah's Witness. Why I left the Jehovah's Witnesses. Why I became an activist. If I could tell people … Continue reading YouTube – We Have Liftoff!
So many of the JW Broadcasting episodes feature seriously ill or disabled Jehovah's Witnesses explaining how they are still able to "give their all" to Jehovah's organisation, including "witnessing". The sick, emotionally manipulative propaganda in these make me so angry for many reasons. Specifically having watched JW Broadcasting 18, I felt the need to put … Continue reading No Love, Just Judgement