Category Archives: Inspiration

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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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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Connections in Recovery


“Your connections to all the things around you literally define who you are.” – Aaron D. O’Connell, Physicist, Creator of the first Quantum Machine Connection is the key to both overcoming addiction and establishing trustworthy relationships. One cannot overcome pornography … Continue reading

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A Recovering Addict is Trustworthy


“A Scout is: Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.” – The Scout Law, Boy Scout Handbook “Trustful people are the pure at heart, as they are moved by the zeal of their own … Continue reading

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Pornography, Sex, and the Pleasure Systems in the Brain


Dopamine.  That’s a word that gets thrown around a lot in recovery circles for pornography /sex addiction.  Why is this tiny endocrinological, neurochemical compound such a big deal? It’s a big deal in recovery because it affects the part of … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Happiness


“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson “The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one has to do.” – James M. Barrie … Continue reading

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Finding Peace: A Life-Changing New Retreat


For those wanting to deepen their healing from trauma, addiction, or pain, I want to share a life-changing new event with you. So you’ll more fully understand its value, let me first introduce you to Troy Love and his book. … Continue reading

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