Author Archives: Ryan David Tuttle
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Thank you for visiting my website. I’m in my second semester of my PhD Program and I’ve been very busy with not a lot of time to work on my website or make videos. That being said I’m interested in making interview or podcast style videos about Psychology, Biology, Ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mouse Breeding, Graduate schoolContinue reading “Hi there,”
Unconditional Positive Regard
Jehovah’s Witnesses are often judgmental and have a black and white view of the world. XJWs might carry on with these traits without knowing even it. This will hamper their personal growth as well as their capacity to help others. So let me introduce you to a concept in psychology called Unconditional Positive Regard.
What is the value of life?
Jehovah’s Witnesses teach that if we obey their rules we will live forever. Either by means of resurrection to heaven or to an earthly paradise. They teach that when people we love die they aren’t really dead. Instead, they are merely sleeping and we will see them again. This belief helps soothe the existential dreadContinue reading “What is the value of life?”
Do you ruminate? What is ruminating? Let’s take a look at what it is, why we do it, and what XJWs are doing to stop the cycle of rumination.
Codependency And Jehovah’s Witnesses
Ex Jehovah’s Witnesses overcome all sort of unhealthy social ideas and habits. One of those unhealthy things is Codependency. It’s something that was ingrained in us from an early age. Let’s explore what it is and what kind of impact it might be having in your life today.
What is Your Locus of Control?
“Locus of control” refers to where an individuals control over their life comes from. It relates to their ability to make changes in life. Is control over your life internally generated? Or is it reliant upon external forces?
THe Power of Laughter
It may seem a bit cliche but laughing is powerful. By nature, I’m a very serious person. I’ve been criticized for not smiling enough. Not laughing enough. I only discovered the power true power of laughter after I left Jehovah’s Witnesses.
What is Yoga?
Jehovah’s Witnesses are opposed to Yoga considering it a Demonic practice. Because of this, I’ve always view Yoga and similar practices with skepticism. In early 2018 I watched the entire course on Yoga from “The great courses” which can also be purchased on DVD and found on Amazon. After watching I had an entirely newContinue reading “What is Yoga?”