Category Archives: Addiction

Pornography: The Other Pandemic


At this time of national emergency due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus, everyone’s lives have been affected. People’s jobs are being labeled as “essential” or “non-essential,” and their lives are torn between the need to work and the need to care for … Continue reading

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The C’s of Addiction Recovery


C’s. Most people strive for A’s. If this were school, I’d recommend you strive for A’s, but recovery is real life, not school. In recovery you need C’s more than A’s. Let me explain. Recovery from addiction isn’t something you … Continue reading

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How Are You REALLY Doing?: Checking In With Yourself


I would imagine one of the most-asked questions in a person’s life is some variant of “How’re you doing?” or “How’s it going?” And how do we usually respond? All together now: “Good!” That “good” could be a pat, polite … Continue reading

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How to Survive the Holidays


My groups and I have had some interesting conversations recently about self-care, specifically when it comes to the holidays. Now there are numerous articles written about staying healthy during the holidays, but I’d like to offer my input about how … Continue reading

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On Being Self-ish


Self-ish (adj.) lacking consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure. Self (n.) a person or thing referred to with respect to complete individuality; a person’s nature, character, etc. Recently, (okay for the past few years), … Continue reading

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Is Sex Addiction Real?


Check out this great video by NBC Left Field, featuring Floyd Godfrey MAPC, LPC, CSAT. Floyd is the Executive Director of LifeSTAR Mesa Arizona. We always hear about sex addiction when a celebrity gets caught doing something they’re not supposed to. … Continue reading

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Dealing With Emotional Turbulence


If you’ve ever flown, you’ve likely experienced it. It can happen on any flight. Turbulence is the shaking of the plane due to air pressure or weather conditions outside. The aircraft might shake a bit, or rock about in jolts, … Continue reading

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