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10 Days To Understand Your Sex Addiction

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Dr Patrick Carnes claims that sex addiction is similar to other types of addiction (such as alcohol and drug addiction). The addict has a pathologic relationship with a substance or activity, in this case, sexual behaviour. Furthermore, sex addicts are also helpless victims of their actions; they have lost control over their sexual expression, characterizing them as addicts. Sex addiction is viewed as a disease and sickness in this perspective, even though many people think it shouldn't be ...

Is Mental Illness a Generational Curse?

Monday, November 1, 2021

In the late 1980s, a special committee sat down and initiated the first workings of a great scientific endeavor known as The Human Genome Project (HGP). The project's goals were to study and decipher the human genome to understand further what constitutes our genetic inheritance. In layman's terms, a genome is a complete set of genetic instructions for an organism. Each genome contains all of the information necessary for an organism to be built, grow, and develop. DNA contains the instruct...

21 Day Dopamine Detox Plan with Free Journal Prompts

Thursday, August 19, 2021

We begin with a simple scenario. Imagine yourself alone in a room. You might be working on your laptop, or reading a book, or even just relaxing. Suddenly you hear a buzz or a ring from your phone. You perk up and immediately reach for it. It might be the email you were expecting from your boss or a text from someone you like. It arouses your curiosity, and your heart starts beating faster. It doesn't matter what ends showing up on your screen; the only thing that matters is now, you are in...

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Recovery Journal

Thursday, September 3, 2020

If you are fighting a bad habit, you probably feel like you’re alone. You’re the only person trying to stop smoking, drinking, or using drugs. In reality, these are common problems that people face.

How to Overcome Porn Addiction with Journaling

Friday, August 21, 2020

People have been interested in pornography since the beginning of time. If you were to explore the La Magdelaine caves, you’d find sketches of naked women that date back to 15,000 BC. (Kushner, 2019). The cave art was replaced with clay tablets, which early porn enthusiasts used to write sonnets about female anatomy. Then, books became the medium of choice, and Pietro Aretino emerged as the first pornographer, filling pages with sex positions so tawdry that the pope issued a ban. Generation...