Tag Archives: Recovery

Overview of Apps That Support Addiction Recovery

Woman using an app with sunset Apps are a part of our everyday life. If we want to know the weather, we use an app. Need to know how to get someplace, use Google Maps. Almost anything now uses an social media to navigate and direct our lives. Its no surprise then that addiction treatment centers and recovery resources also have [...]
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Porn Addict as an Identity—is it Helpful?

Shoes in the sand and shadow The way we think about ourselves as people is incredibly complex. We can certainly harm, confuse or liberate ourselves with the way we are using labels and identifiers. The same is true for a label or identity of “porn addict”. Is this a helpful term? Potentially—for some it fosters a desire to change, yet for [...]
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Leaving Sexual Addiction Requires Taking Care of All of Your Life: Here’s How

Happy man with bike When you have a splinter in your finger it absorbs an inordinate amount of your attention because it aches so much! Whilst struggling to get the splinter out you may forgo a number of other things you need, or loose sight of the more basic aspects of looking after yourself. In a similar way, when [...]
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How To Deal With Sexual Temptation and Impulses

Man standing in the desert One of the hardest things to do in with any addiction, compulsion or temptation is to turn away when you most feel it drawing you in. At this point it becomes an emotional, mental, physical challenge that you can learn to win. I heard it well said, “It is like staring into the face of [...]
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Increasing Prevalence of Cannabis Use in the NFL

NFL players According to a survey conducted by ESPN, which looked at the 226 player’s cannabis usage, 22% of players reported knowing that a teammate used marijuana prior to a game [1]. Typically NFL players are not drug tested weekly, and those that are not in NFL are typically only tested yearly and are aware of when [...]
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