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
My reaction to the excellent Jerry Minor interview and thoughts on how Jehovah’s Witnesses are living with a perpetual expectation of dying at any moment. John Cedars Channel - Jerry Minor Interview - see video at bottom of page Ex-JW Sisters Blog: https://exjwsisters.wordpress.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExJWSisters/ Evelyn De L'Ombre Social Media Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeLOmbreEve Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/E.DeLOmbre/ … Continue reading YouTube: Waiting to Die
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
"Privilege can be defined as the entitlement and authority (unearned) of individuals to perpetuate attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that support oppressive power structures". - (Liu, 2017)  At 6.29am this morning I received the following message to my Twitter account: "BTW, could I ask a favour, please? Atheist Republic tweeted a mockery of the crucifixion … Continue reading Taking Back My Power
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