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 ho...

April 22, 2020

In our last post we talked about how getting into a rut and routine without variety might be a bad thing during this pandemic. Doing the same things over and over without variety will likely lead to a feeling of malaise. We talked about how to use mindfulness with inte...

June 16, 2019

Last week we began a 12 week series of articles on how to overcome ongoing pornography use written primarily for Christian men and women who are struggling, but want to stop. Last week we discussed the beginnings of developing motivation to change - that change is desi...

As a Christian therapist, I thought it would be helpful to offer some of the better practical tools and Christian insights I have garnered, to aid my Christian brothers and sisters struggling with pornography use they can't seem to stop. I hope to do at least a 12 week...

September 16, 2018

Depression or major depressive disorder is a remarkably common problem, with lifetime prevalence rates between 10-20%. Meaning, that 1 or 2 people out of 10 will experience a clinical episode of depression in their lifetime. Hopefully, if you struggle with depression,...

August 22, 2018

In continuing our series of articles about learning self-control skills, we address the role of our thoughts in the process. If we are honest with ourselves, many of the areas we want to increase our self-control in (diet, exercise, sleep, etc), we experience a certain...

August 19, 2018

Modern Westerners, especially younger generations, mine included, are severely lacking in a primary virtue that is necessary for successful living on virtually all fronts of life.  Call it willpower, call it self-control or self-discipline, call it self-directed behavi...

August 19, 2018

If self-control is more than an innate trait, but rather a set of skills and habit of character, then we should be able to grow in self-control. But how do we do this? Surely there is more to increasing self-control and changing habits than merely "trying harder."  It...

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