Tag Archives: tools of recovery

  • Bookending
    Sunday, October 10th, 2021


    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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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,...
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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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  • Get Gritty
    Saturday, May 4th, 2019

    Get Gritty

    Over time, grit is what separates fruitful lives from aimlessness. Research shows that when kids are praised for being hard workers, they do better than kids who are praised...
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