Tag Archives: tools of recovery

  • Combatting Shame
    Thursday, January 17th, 2019

    Combatting Shame

    With sexual addiction, shame is the master emotion. A considerable amount of research makes it clear that not talking about shame or a shaming event is usually more damaging...
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  • Throw That Old, Punishing God Out!
    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

    Throw That Old, Punishing God Out!

    By Mark Anthony Lord For many people in recovery, the word God carries with it a garbage truck full of pain, confusion, fear, misunderstanding, anger, and resentment. Burned in...
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  • Approaching Life Differently
    Monday, January 14th, 2019

    Approaching Life Differently

    If nothing changes, nothing changes. When the road gets difficult, we can embrace the challenge and think about it as a chance to make ourselves and the world a...
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  • Stop Listening to the Noise in Your Head
    Thursday, January 10th, 2019

    Stop Listening to the Noise in Your Head

    Shame loses its power when shared with another loving person. As sex and porn addicts, we can almost universally identify when other addicts talk about the “shitty committee” that...
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  • Saying “So What?”
    Monday, January 7th, 2019

    Saying “So What?”

    The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. Life happens. No matter how well we plan and prepare, we constantly encounter challenges and obstacles. Sometimes...
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  • Love is a Verb
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019

    Love is a Verb

    There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. Most of us seem to think about love as a feeling. Love makes us feel dizzy,...
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  • Living Life Right Here, Right Now
    Friday, December 7th, 2018

    Living Life Right Here, Right Now

    Gain power by accepting reality. It may be an enduring aspect of human nature to always want a slightly better situation for oneself when facing a problem or challenge....
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