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3 Labels Better Than “Sex Addiction”

Highlights We need labels that help us move beyond “sex addiction” and “porn addiction.” Other labels are important because “addiction” is limiting. Two important issues are intimacy and authenticity. Acknowledging the nature of your behavior is as important step...

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Interview with a Mindful Porn Addict

Highlights Sex is not a topic of conversation in most modern homes, which leads to a great amount of guilt and shame around unhealthy sexuality Online porn can get its hooks in us and it’s hard to break free Mindfulness can help you regain control of your life and...

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Am I Addicted or Do I Have A Relationship Problem?

Highlights What’s the difference between addiction and relationship problem? When does compulsive porn use become an addiction? Two examples help illustrate why the ‘porn addiction’ label is not helpful Am I Addicted or Do I Have A Relationship Problem? This is an...

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Interview With a Young Christian Ex-Porn Addict

Highlights Craig interviews Joseph, a young Christian who is an ex-porn addict Joseph’s porn use started around age 12 and escalated during early teens Sex is often not a topic of conversation in the homes of young porn users Joseph found help and is creating a great...

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Mindfulness Will Set You Free

Highlights What is the Mindful part of The Mindful Habit System? Mindfulness is essentially being in the present moment, on purpose, without judgement. Two kinds of mindfulness, in-the-moment and practice. A simple exercise of practicing mindfulness can increase your...

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Goal Setting For Addicts In 2017

Life is full of challenges and in order to succeed we must embrace them. In this episode of “Sex Addictions and Porn Afflictions,” Craig Perra, certified professional coach and Founder of the “Mindful Habit System to End Compulsive Behavior, talks you through how to set realistic goals for your 6 major life areas.

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The Opposite of Addiction is Connection

Highlights Just not doing ‘the thing’ is not enough All negative behavior is a result of our unmet needs We need to create a personal infrastructure that shifts our energy and focus The Opposite of Addition is Connection To break a habit, you have to make a habit. You...

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The mask of Masculinity ft. CJ Ortiz

In this episode of "Sex Addictions and Porn Afflictions," Craig Perra, certified professional coach and Founder of the "Mindful Habit System to End Compulsive Behavior," talks to founder of Metal Motivation, motivational speaker and life coach CJ Ortiz about how they...

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Trump 101

Highlights Presidential politics on a sex and porn blog? Donald Trump’s words exemplify a massive problem in our culture Using power to sexualize and harass women Oogling and objectifying women A three-step approach to overcoming objectification Trump 101 I’ve got to...

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Change Your Definition of Relapse

In this episode of "Sex Addictions and Porn Afflictions," Craig Perra, certified professional coach and Founder of the "Mindful Habit to End Compulsive Behavior," teaches us that personal infrastructure is the love for our self put into action. Are you prioritizing...

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Sex Addict and Partner: Emotional & Physical Safety

In this episode of "Sex Addictions and Porn Afflictions,"Craig Perra, certified professional coach and Founder of the "Mindful Habit to End Compulsive Behavior," talks about how addiction can manifest itself into your relationships, especially romantic ones. In order...

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The Behavior Is Always the System

THE BEHAVIOR IS ALWAYS THE SYMPTOM Just stopping your behavior is not enough There is an underlying cause for your behavior that needs to be addressed Yoga and Mindfulness can help address this underlying cause and bring complete freedom Podcast Transcript (edited)...

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Getting Off The Couch w/ Life Coach George Morning!

In this episode of "Sex Addictions and Porn Afflictions," Craig Perra, certified professional coach and Founder of the "Mindful Habit to End Compulsive Behavior," speaks candidly with friend and life coach George Morning about their struggles with addiction. They...

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