• Setting Healthy Boundaries
    Monday, July 13th, 2020

    Setting Healthy Boundaries

    You get what you tolerate. As part of recovery, we must set healthy boundaries with anyone who was part of our active addiction. Unfortunately, we often think that setting...
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  • Becoming Vulnerable
    Sunday, July 12th, 2020

    Becoming Vulnerable

    Real people experience both pain and joy. That’s how they know they’re real. Vulnerable people are authentic people. Rather than pretending to be someone they are not, they are...
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  • Step 7: Progress Not Perfection
    Saturday, July 11th, 2020

    Step 7: Progress Not Perfection

    Perfection has one grave defect; it is apt to be dull. Many long-recovering addicts say their Higher Power can and does remove their character defects when asked. The problem...
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  • Enjoy the Small Victories
    Friday, July 10th, 2020

    Enjoy the Small Victories

    Aim for the sky but move slowly, enjoying every step along the way. As anyone in recovery knows, the big wins—the massive moments of success—don’t happen overnight. The process...
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  • Are You Grateful?
    Thursday, July 9th, 2020

    Are You Grateful?

    It is impossible to be grateful and unhappy at the same time. Dr. Brené Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston, conducted thousands of in-depth interviews examining...
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  • Minimization
    Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

    Minimization

    Pretending that a problem is not a problem will not make it go away. Sex and porn addicts are masters of denial. We blame, we justify, we rationalize, and...
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