In our previous article in this series, we discussed the importance of hope in trying to change patterns of pornography use or other sexual behaviors. Hope dictates effort. Without hope, it is unlikely that you will make any significant progress in this area. But to hope you must add resolute commitment as well. Hope by itself is not enough, there must be ongoing effort. This is where commitment comes in. The truth is, if you're really struggling with repeatedly viewing porno
While some states are reopening, many others are not and normalcy may still be a long way off for many of us. The strategy this week can help us cope with the pandemic, but it will also prove helpful for improving quality of life in general. The skill is simple, but builds on previous articles posted about mindfulness. Review previous articles on mindfulness here. The goal is to pick 1-3 daily activities that you routinely engage in and practice doing them mindfully each day.