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. I was devastated by my experience with Jehovah's Witnesses.  I was devastated being …

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 new …

Ex-JW and Learned Helplessness

The subject of my honors research is Learned Helplessness.  This is a subject that is of interest to Jehovah's Witnesses, active and former, because they too may experience Learned Helplessness.  Let's discuss what helplessness is and why it might be affecting you. Learned Helplessness was discovered by Martin Seligman.  In addition to publishing various research …

I explored School PSychology

In 2018 I went to a psych fair at school and there was a table there for their school psychology fair.  Now initially I thought that school psychology meant being a guidance counselor.  This is a common misconception.  School psychologists might engage in therapy with students and more commonly they screen children for Special Education.  …

The dark fog nightmare

Many former members of the Jehovah's Witness faith report having nightmares after leaving.  I've had a few nightmares myself.   One of those nightmares involved me being in a Kingdom Hall.  The Kingdom hall we attended when I was a child was what I would describe as split level.  If you entered the main door you …

Rebranding

Hey its MisterMiceGuy here! Things are really moving foward in my life and I haven't been focusing on my online content very much the last month or so. Right now I am working on moving so I can start school in the fall. I am also working on doing a bit of rebranding. Unfortunately I …