Radical Acceptance

There are essentially 4 responses that any XJW can have in response to the problems that bother us.  We can do nothing and continue to let them bother us.  We can change how we think about the problem.  We can find a solution and resolve the problem.  OR we can practice something called Radical Acceptance. Continue reading “Radical Acceptance”

Emotional Validation

The feelings of members of Jehovah’s Witnesses are often rejected, ignored, or judged.  This is emotional invalidation.  Especially if born into the religion these people may experience a very profound level of personal invalidation.  Not only are they told what to believe but they are also told what they feel.  Any personal feelings or experiencesContinue reading “Emotional Validation”

Certified Teacher of Mindful Living

In her book “EXiting the JW Cult”, Bonnie Zieman  mentiones that a lot of XJW enjoy eastern philosophy and Buddhism.  At the time I read her book vehemently opposed to all religion including Buddhism.  I was very hurt and not willing to explore anything even remotely religious.  But in time that changed…

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