The Neuroscience of Self-Care: Stephen Kuhn Interviews Forest Benedict, SATP-C

Learn how self-care strengthens recovery

LifeStar of the Central Valley Blog


“What’s the one piece of advice you would give to someone struggling with porn addiction?”

This was the question posed by Stephen Kuhn, author of “10 Lies Men Believe About Porn” when he interviewed me.

My answer may surprise you. I focused on the neuroscience of self-care because it is an essential, yet easily overlooked, component of a successful recovery plan. My explanation was adapted from the work of Dr Kelly McGonigal, applying it specifically to recovery from sexual addiction. To learn some powerful and simple ways to strengthen the self-control region of the brain, click here to watch or read the interview:


Stephen Kuhn Interviews Forest Benedict of LifeSTAR of the Central Valley

Additional resources regarding self-care in recovery:

The Scary Side of Sugar: The Trick of Treats

The Neuroscience of Sleep: Strengthening the Brain to Resist Relapse

Exercise: Good for the Body, Great for…

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