Category Archives: Self-care

Permission to Rest VLOG Episode


In my newest VLOG episode I shared some insights about the importance of resting well. This is a significant challenge for me and I know I am not alone. Those of us in recovery are especially vulnerable to choosing to numb-out … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Recovery, Self-care, Sexual Addiction | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Thanksgiving (Recovery Resources for the Holidays)


The holidays can be a challenging season for recovering sex addicts and their partners. For those looking for helpful resources, I highly recommend the article entitled “Holiday Recipes for Relapse & Recovery” (soon to be available in my upcoming book “Life After Lust“). … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Recovery, Self-care, Sexual Addiction | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Journaling: A Tool for Transformation


I am grateful to share this beautiful and helpful description of the power of journaling, presented by Robin Sharma. Journaling is a simple yet profoundly important tool for those in recovery. I hope this inspires you to invest the time in … Continue reading

Posted in Recovery, Self-care | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Permission to Rest


As a person in recovery, I find it very hard to give myself the rest and relaxation I need. What comes naturally for me is overcommitment and overachievement. I too often prioritize productivity over caring for myself responsibly. I know I … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Self-care, Self-Compassion, Sexual Addiction | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

The 4 Secrets of a Successful Summer Vacation (In Recovery)


Summer is often a season of travel and time away from regular responsibilities. For those of us in recovery, vacations can be filled with new temptations and triggers. When we neglect our recovery routines and indulge in everything our eyes … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Inspiration, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Self-care, Sexual Addiction | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What a Woman is Worth


I just finished an important piece on my personal blog called “What My Wife is Worth“. It strongly supports all women, especially partners of sex addicts. I encourage you to read this great resource and share it with others who … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Inspiration, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Self-care, Sexual Addiction, Shame | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Boundaries: Protecting What We Value


For both partners and addicts, the topic of “boundaries” is foundational in recovery.  In the video below, Troy Love, LCSW, explains the concept of boundaries in a simple yet effective manner. May we all learn to care for ourselves by setting … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Partner of Sexual Addict, Recovery, Self-care, Sexual Addiction | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments