In the same way that a rude motorist might intrude into your life, negative thoughts or troubling emotions may also interfere with your inner harmony. The practise of mindfulness will help you to observe these inner events, thoughts and feelings, without judgement.
It’s a very difficult thing to have to suffer through month after month after month, with the only let-off being when you have possession of your child. But hang in there. Keep a steady flow of calls, emails, and texts to your brainwashed child.
When the whole world is actively brainwashing you, you need to run the biggest campaign of them all. Control what neural connections are being blasted into your mind. It’s time to run your own MK Ultra on your mind. Choose Your Own Brainwash! Kill the news. The only stuff worth reading is on sites that look like they aren’t worth reading.
Cleaned it of all brainwashing. The most powerful entities in the world – the Illuminati, your government, your mom, Coca-cola, your classmate, your girlfriend, that book you take too seriously, the ideals you hold about the mind of a dog – are bombarding us with Brainwash Rays every day.
Mindful self-compassion is an everyday practice that requires persistence and patience. Uprooting old, and sometimes deeply ingrained, habits of mind doesn’t just take a leisurely stroll in the park. So expect to put in time and effort. But if you persist with this practice, it could be the best decision you’ve ever made.
Brainwashing, whether mild or extreme, is possible in a large part due to isolation. If you only hear the brainwashed message on a regular basis, and rarely (or never) expose yourself to alternatives, you're going to be far more likely to accept what you hear without thinking.
I will address your concern from a christian perspective since one of your concern is the church. First, people can ruin your reputation, but only you can ruin your character. You just continue to do what you know in your heart is right, and hold your head up high.