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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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The Heart of the Matter


“Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain but for the heart to conquer it.” — Rabindranath Tagore Life can be wonderful, grand, and exciting – at least, at times.  But those moments are more the exception than … Continue reading

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Forest Benedict Interviews Dr Jonice Webb on CEN & Addiction


Last Monday I had the privilege of interviewing Dr Jonice Webb, bestselling author of the Running On Empty books. I was thrilled to talk with Dr Webb, since her pioneering work on Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) has impacted me both professionally and personally. This … Continue reading

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Lacy Alajna Bentley Interview: Female Sex, Porn, & Love Addiction Recovery


I had the privilege of interviewing Lacy Alajna Bentley on female sex, porn, and love addiction recovery. We covered a lot of ground in this interview on relevant and timely topics including the roots of addiction, fantasy, shame, connection, abuse, empowerment, and Lacy’s … Continue reading

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Surprised by the News: Men Fighting Toxic Masculinity


Last Friday when I tuned into the Staci Sprout‘s Facebook Live show Sex Addiction in the News, I had no idea I would be part of the conversation. It was the third installment of the new show, which Staci created out of her … Continue reading

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Watch Live Now: Confronting Sexual Exploitation at the Capitol


NCOSE is hosting a National Symposium at the U.S. Capitol to present Congress and the President with policy recommendations for addressing these critical issues. While the event is primarily for Members of Congress and their staff, it is also complimentary … Continue reading

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