Tag Archives: tools of recovery

  • The Gifts of Gratitude
    Tuesday, December 19th, 2023

    The Gifts of Gratitude

    Dr. David Fawcett Gratitude, and the many means by which it can be practiced, is a powerful resource for anyone working to build emotional and physical resilience in their...
  • Bookending
    Tuesday, October 10th, 2023

    Bookending

    When you call another addict to ask for help, you’re helping that person too. As recovering sex and porn addicts, we are triggered almost constantly—when we are walking down...
  • Therapy May End, but Your Addiction Doesn’t
    Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

    Therapy May End, but Your Addiction Doesn’t

    In this episode of Overcoming Addiction and Betrayal, Dr. Rob and Tami talk about how to best manage your triggers as you go through recovery. Focus on the things...
  • Exercise as a Tool of Sobriety
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019

    Exercise as a Tool of Sobriety

    Movement is the song of the body. Exercise nurtures not just the body but the brain and soul. And that really shouldn’t surprise us. Just watch a group of...
  • HALT: A Tool for Sobriety
    Friday, September 13th, 2019

    HALT: A Tool for Sobriety

    If you don’t have self-awareness, then no matter how smart you are, you aren’t going to get very far. HALT is an acronym for Hungry, Angry (or Anxious), Lonely,...
  • Carry Your Boundary/Circle Plan With You
    Sunday, June 30th, 2019

    Carry Your Boundary/Circle Plan With You

    The path of recovery has many twists. It is wise to carry a map. Sexual boundary/circle plans are created for three primary reasons: (1) to help us understand the...
  • Personal Transformation Starts with Self-Awareness
    Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

    Personal Transformation Starts with Self-Awareness

    When I discover who I am, I’ll be free. Personal transformation, such as we see with addiction recovery, begins with self-awareness. This does not, however, mean paralysis through analysis,...
  • Going to 12-Step Sexual Recovery Meetings
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019

    Going to 12-Step Sexual Recovery Meetings

    I build today the road that I travel tomorrow. Living in active addiction is all about living in the problem, while living in recovery is all about living in...