How Religion Causes Self Loathing

Tammy Bergstrom
5 min readSep 25, 2020

*Warning* This will be a controversial piece, but also something near and dear to my own personal experience. I appreciate the freedom that I have to express myself here on medium.

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I was raised in a Christian church — but not just any Christian Church. It was some sort of weird mashup between Christianity, Judaism, and Seventh Day Adventist. We believed in Christ but didn’t celebrate Christmas. We went to…

Tammy Bergstrom

I became passionate about holistic healing after losing my father to pharmaceutical abuse. Plant medicine and self-care advocate. Yosemite Hiking Guide.