Get Aware – First Step to Win the Battle

Get Aware – First Step to Win the Battle

Our efforts to  change are constantly sabotaged by powerful feelings outside of our awareness and thus, our control. Emotions move us every moment. Yet often this happens behind the scenes and we can be baffled to understand why we do what we do.  This is particularly true of unwanted habits.  Identify Your Feelings The first task to gain more control is to practice identifying your feelings. What is motivating you right now? Consider four basic emotions: Glad, mad, sad, and scared. Feelings like guilt, pride and disgust can all fit in within these. You can have a mix of emotions all at…

Get Aware – Learn How the Habit Affects You

Get Aware – Learn How the Habit Affects You

Becoming an expert on yourself is a key part of unlearning unhealthy habits and learning new ones. This includes understanding how you think, feel and what motivates you, as well as learning how the “enemy” affects you. Get Empowered by the Scientific Facts All strong habits and addictions have common elements, whether they be sex, gambling, alcohol, marijuana, or cocaine. But internet porn and masturbation have some unique qualities that make them particularly addictive. Study all that science has revealed about how people get hooked. Learning about the process of addiction and its typical patterns of thinking, feeling and behavior will help you…

Good People Just Like You Struggle With Porn

Good People Just Like You Struggle With Porn

Do you see yourself in this? The profile of the typical porn user may surprise you, in this promo for a recovery program, at CandeoBehaviorChange.org: The Profile of Porn and Sex “Addicts”: Overcoming Some Myths Knowledge is power and support is strength. Anyone can be susceptible to pornography; male, female, young or old. You are not alone. The answer to all problems can be found in truth and true love. Here at Pure Mind Online are resources to help you restore your freedom and self-respect.

Among Blessed Families

Among Blessed Families

In an informal anonymous survey of adults in three small UC congregations, 35% see pornography as a critical church problem.  Two thirds of the men admitted to some issue with viewing pornography, with  one in five admitting it was a “difficult, ongoing issue.“ Porn Impacts People of All Faiths  Among self-identified Christians, 2 out of 3  men confessed to having used porn weekly, while 1 out of 6 women admit viewing it at least monthly. Twenty percent of youth pastors are currently struggling with it, and one in seven senior pastors. In fact, Bible Belt and Mormon states use porn…

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