“Religion has the ability to impact which identities you hold onto, which identities you deny, and even what identities you think are possible and are… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 053: Religion and Identity with Alicia T. Crosby
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Have you ever had a relationship where you didn’t feel entirely safe to be or express your full self? Have you ever found yourself walking… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 044: The 7 Ingredients of Trusting Relationships
If you’re afraid of what will happen if you let yourself feel anger, you’re not alone. Most of the examples of experiencing anger we witness… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 043: Moving Towards Healthy Anger Patterns
Who was taught that anger was evil? That it could destroy lives? That it was poison? Yeah. Me too. In this episode, we explore how… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 042: Understanding the Gifts of Anger
Emancipate Your Mind: 041: Raising Ethical Children After Religion with Rachel from Post Mormon Parenting
Many of us were conditioned to believe that religion was the only way to raise ethical, empathic, and responsible children. If you are anything like… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 041: Raising Ethical Children After Religion with Rachel from Post Mormon Parenting
Emancipate Your Mind: 040: Conversations About the Emotion of Elevation and Transcendent Experiences
Many people who have experienced religious trauma have struggled to understand the reasons they had elevated or even ecstatic feelings while attending a church that… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 040: Conversations About the Emotion of Elevation and Transcendent Experiences
While studying about intuition, I began realizing that the way people describe the power of intuition sounded incredibly similar to how they described the gift… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 039: Is The Holy Ghost Ever A Traumatic Doctrine?
One of the biggest sources of confusion after leaving high demand religion is trying to discern whether the gut reactions you’re having stem from your… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 038: Hello? Is This My Intuition Or Trauma Speaking?
All of the most innovative and successful people report that intuition is a big part of their success. Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, Oprah Winfrey, Steve… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 037: What We Know About How Intuition Works
Have you ever experienced that feeling of frustration or dissonance when you’re living out of alignment with your core personal values? Are you aware of… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 036: Discovering Your Personal Values
I had never heard the term “cognitive dissonance” before going through religious transition, but once I learned what it was it really helped me understand… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 035: Cognitive Dissonance
This episode was inspired by a debate I had with a childhood friend over the word “indoctrination” a few months ago. She believes that we… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 034: Education or Indoctrination?
This week we’re digging into undue influence or mind control. Why? Because one of the bigger concerns I hear from people who have left high… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 033: Protecting Yourself From Undue Influence
I hear this exclamation more times than I can count in my line of work. And while there’s something that makes us shy away from… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 032: OMG! Was I in a Cult?
Have you ever wondered why you went along with certain things while you were active in your religion? Have you ever experienced something traumatic at… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 031: Consent or Coercion? Revisiting Choices We Made When Religious