Tag Archives: stress management

  • Focusing on What Really Matters
    Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

    Focusing on What Really Matters

    Action expresses priorities. When asked how life is going, people sometimes say they are overwhelmed, or that there are not enough hours in the day, or that their plate...
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  • Effective Stress Management
    Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

    Effective Stress Management

    By David Fawcett PhD, LCSW Stress, with all its numerous sources and serious consequences, is unfortunately chronic in our society. It impacts our quality of life, and it is...
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  • Developing Obstacle Immunity
    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

    Developing Obstacle Immunity

    Obstacles do not block the path. They are the path. Life constantly presents difficulties – financial challenges, injury, illness, flat tires, tornadoes, and all sorts of other crazy and...
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  • The Three-Second Rule
    Thursday, May 16th, 2019

    The Three-Second Rule

    The mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Sex addicts cannot control the thoughts that pop into their minds. We can, however, control what we...
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  • Stocking Your Toolbox
    Monday, April 22nd, 2019

    Stocking Your Toolbox

    Addicts must shape the tools of their recovery. Thereafter, the tools will shape them. When recovering sex addicts are triggered, it is important that they have a recovery-centric toolkit...
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  • Learn from Your Mistakes
    Monday, April 15th, 2019

    Learn from Your Mistakes

    Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. No person does life perfectly. Nor does anyone do recovery perfectly. All of us make mistakes, and we make...
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  • Overcoming Life’s Difficulties
    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

    Overcoming Life’s Difficulties

    Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. If we can take life’s obstacles and say, “OK, it is what it is. Now how...
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  • Early Sobriety Can Be Uncomfortable
    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

    Early Sobriety Can Be Uncomfortable

    Every flower must grow through dirt. Most sex addicts experience extreme emotional discomfort in early sobriety. And why would we not? After all, addictive sexuality has been our primary...
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  • The Onslaught of Feelings
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

    The Onslaught of Feelings

    Sobriety requires courage – courage to face the world without the emotional shield of addiction. As sex and porn addicts, we engage in our addiction not to have a...
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