We all want change in our lives. But making a positive change is not easy. This episode discusses the intricacies involved in making a change.
Sexuality is a pleasure meant to be shared with another individual. Porn offers a selfish pleasure devoid of relationship. However, popular media portrays porn as part of healthy sexuality. This episode addresses porn in the context of healthy sexuality.
Deception and cheating is in the very storyline of every porn scene. When we view porn, we buy into this alternate reality which ironically deceives us and our loved ones in the end.
Life is tough for everyone. And we all need some escape every now and then from the responsibilities of life. Porn promises to be an excellent escape but it miserably fails to deliver.
Do you remember your first peak at porn? The first peak may have been accidental but the second peak is almost never accidental. It involves a decision. That same decision making skill is necessary to quit porn.
We tend to think that recovery from porn addiction has everything to do with the mind and not as much with the rest of our bodies. On the contrary, recovery from porn addiction is impossible without physical fitness.
What if we could do something very simple that would potentially prevent us from going down the slippery slope toward porn? This episode discusses one special exercise that could snap us out of the mindless craving for porn.
Time is the most precious currency we possess in our lives. If we invest time in one activity disproportionately, it will surely affect other areas of our lives. Porn habit is very time consuming. We should reflect on what other aspect of life porn is affecting.
There are various triggers that can lead one to use porn. Boredom is rarely talked about as a major trigger. A closer look at your porn use may indicate that you need a different approach toward boredom.
The secret is out and now your loved one is confronting you about your porn habit. This episode explores how best to handle this situation and what the best alternative is to avoiding this situation in the first place.
Have you ever wondered if the word "porn addict" suits you? Is there a spectrum of behavior when it comes to porn consumption? This episodes attempts to answer these questions.
Irritability during porn adddiction could be porn induced. It could be due to shame or it could be a subconscious way we push others away so they dont get close enough to discover our secrets
It is easy to be motivated to quit porn for someone else or something else but unless there is an internal motivation to quit, the recovery does not last long.
Time is probably the most precious commodity in our lives. Porn has a way of stealing it either quantitatively or qualitatively from us.
Our brains register not only our behavior but also the location, sights, smells and the people associated with a certain activity. In porn addiction, the location can become a trigger all on its own.
Porn hurts the user and the ones around him/her. But as a porn addict, we have a tendency to quickly forget how porn has affected us in the past and actively seek after it over and over again. There is a solution to this problem!
We can either let the mundane events that pertain to our recovery slip into oblivion or keep track of them to look back and be encouraged. This episode is all about how to keep track of our victories and defeat and everything in between.
Consuming porn may seem harmless at first but over time, it creates a fog that obscures the importance of simple responsibilities and emotional cues in lives that destroys careers and relationships.
Its easy to just focus on the relapses and the pain that is associated with recovery from porn addiction. But there is benefit to briefly look back and acknowledge the progress we have made.
There are way in which porn affects our lives dramatically. This episode however, picks out 3 aspects in which porn affects our everyday lives more subtly.
Lasting recovery comes from love and support from other individuals and it all starts with telling someone else about our problem with porn.
The more we soak our brains with the happy chemicals released by viewing pornography, the more we will crave for the substance. The opposite is also equally true.
Can someone be addicted to porn by the strict medical definition of the term 'addiction'? Is everyone who view porn addicted to it? This episode attempts to answers they questions.
What is the primary difference between the ones who first view porn and don't like it and the ones who look at porn once and fall into an addictive cycle? This episode looks at triggers that lead to porn from a slightly different angle.