Experiencing a religious transition in adulthood is becoming a more and more common experience. While it can be deeply unsettling, it can also be wildly freeing. Join certified religious transition and trauma recovery coach, Teri Hales, (also known as @EmancipatedMolly on Instagram and YouTube), each Sunday as she explores different perspectives on subconscious beliefs we've taken for granted as "truth" in high demand religions and returns the authority to you to decide what serves your highest, most fulfilling life.
Emancipate Your Mind: 121: Unexpected Changes
My kids all started school this week and I received the paperwork with the demands for scheduling and parent volunteer hours this semester in order for them to participate. It’s much more hectic than I anticipated and the craziness already began this week. As they are entering a busier and more demanding phase in their… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 121: Unexpected Changes
Emancipate Your Mind: 120: Helping Your Teen Discover Their Personal Identity
The primary developmental task your teen will go through, whether they grew up in high demand religion or not, is differentiation. Differentiation is a process all humans go through to establish an individual identity separate from their parents and authority figures. It is a process whereby we discover our values, our beliefs, our desires, and… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 120: Helping Your Teen Discover Their Personal Identity
Emancipate Your Mind: 119: Healing Emotional Safety For Teens After High-Demand Religion
Creating a sense of emotional safety in your home after high demand religion with teens is a little different than starting with young children. You’ve likely already established relationship patterns. And if it feels like your teen is closed off or won’t share their feelings and thoughts freely with you, there’s likely some work needed… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 119: Healing Emotional Safety For Teens After High-Demand Religion
Emancipate Your Mind: 118: Creating Emotional Safety for Young Children
Parenting after deconstructing high demand religion can feel daunting. Going from a system where you’re given a road map for how to raise your children to having to rely on both your inner guidance and the guidance your kids share with you can feel scary and confusing. Creating a parenting environment where you’re able to… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 118: Creating Emotional Safety for Young Children
Emancipate Your Mind: 117: What We’ve Learned About Parenting Since Leaving High-Demand Religion with Kevin Hales
When we left Mormonism, we were terrified of what that would mean for our kids. It’s been 6 years of trusting ourselves as parents, trusting our kids input about what they want for their lives, and creating a dynamic parenting strategy together. While it has been far from perfect, we’re pleased with how things are… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 117: What We’ve Learned About Parenting Since Leaving High-Demand Religion with Kevin Hales
Emancipate Your Mind: 116: Intentional Community Creation After High-Demand Religion with Chris Peck
How do you even begin to create community for yourself after leaving high demand religion? In this episode, Communication Coach, Chris Peck and I explore how we can be intentional with the process, take cues from our relationship with ourselves, and lean into the sometimes awkward rehearsal process of practicing new ways of relating in… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 116: Intentional Community Creation After High-Demand Religion with Chris Peck
She breaks it down
This podcast is so great! Terri is so good at presenting her research and knowledge in a clear and actionable manner so you can do your own personal work. She also has some great guests! She is uplifting and inspiring. Definitely worth your time!
I love this podcast so much! Teri Hales does the research, finds the sources and cites the studies. Then she puts it all together in ways that make sense. She is definitely a helpful resource in healing from religious trauma and deconstruction.
Her app is also a great tool for processing your faith transition and gives guidance on healing and finding your own, authentic voice outside of high demand religion.
Helpful and Healing
I really have admired the way Teri has boldly handled her faith transition. I’m not so bold, but I’ve gotten some really helpful nuggets from this podcast so far. I appreciate admirable post Mormons that are further down this past than me modeling behavior and thought patterns that resonate with me. Thanks!