Tag Archives: Recovery

When Shame Stops You From Getting Help For Your Sexual Addiction

Woman on the shore You have probably heard at some point that addiction and denial go hand-in-hand. There is an even tighter hand-in-hand connection that any addict in recovery needs to become familiar with—one that could make or break recovery. Have you considered just how dependent we are upon our bodies to understand our environment, and live effectively? If [...]
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Understanding the Sexual Addiction Cycle

Man thinking There are a number of ways to describe addiction and how it starts. One of the most useful due to its simple clarity is the sexual addiction cycle. Ever wondered where your addiction came from, how you got stuck in a pattern, or why it seems so hard to shake free? Let’s explore that right [...]
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How Do I Know if Sexual Addiction is Causing Me Problems?

Sad woman struggling with sexual addiction Addiction by definition is a problematic experience. Psychology Today, puts it like this: addiction, “is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance or engages in an activity that can be pleasurable but the continued use/act of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary life…”  Immediately we know that your life has been [...]
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Effectiveness of Neurofeedback for Addiction Recovery

Man in Recovery Neurofeedback is a type of therapy where treatment normalizes the alpha and theta brain waves which are disrupted by substance abuse. In neurofeedback, patients learn to change their brain wave patterns which can increase relaxation and reduce stress. Neurofeedback training can help teach a patient to self sooth by connecting to the rational regions of [...]
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