Fearless Recovery

Fearless Recovery

“Essential Mindset #18: Rather than doing as little as possible, I will do as much as necessary to recover.” -Forest Benedict, Life After Lust

 

Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP, author of Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery. Please follow Forest on the following platforms: NewsletterYoutubeBlogTwitterFacebookInstagram, and Pinterest, and SHARE this valuable content with others. Thank you!

 

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Stronger Together

_We can do what I couldn't._-Alcoholics Anonymous

“When we join a group, we suddenly have a team working for the good of each player. We are stronger together.”
-Life After Lust, p 95
Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP, author of Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery. Please follow Forest on the following platforms: NewsletterYoutubeBlogTwitterFacebookInstagram, and Pinterest, and SHARE this valuable content with others. Thank you!

Troy’s Trauma & Addiction Talk Now on YouTube

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If you missed this valuable talk last week by Troy L. Love, LCSW, SATP, Author of Finding Peace, it is now available on YouTube! This is a great lesson for those recovering from addiction and trauma. Also, to my surprise, Troy gave a shout out for Life After Lust in his talk!

This talk is packed with valuable information for those in recovery. Don’t miss it!

Click here to watch

Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP, author of Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery. Please follow Forest on the following platforms: NewsletterYoutubeBlogTwitterFacebookInstagram, and Pinterest, and SHARE this valuable content with others. Thank you!

Free Sexual Addiction & Trauma Webinar This Friday (Plus Personal News)

Finding Peace CHS Webinar Troy Love

I am excited to invite you to an excellent webinar this Friday and share with you some very cool personal news. To learn more, check out my newest LifeSTAR Sacramento Blog post called FINDING PEACE FROM SEXUAL ADDICTION: FREE TRAUMA WEBINAR THIS FRIDAY.

I hope you can make it this Friday and March 8th as well! 😉

Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP, author of Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery. Please follow Forest on the following platforms: NewsletterYoutubeBlogTwitterFacebookInstagram, and Pinterest, and SHARE this valuable content with others. Thank you!

 

 

 

 

Tools for Battling Fantasy, Lust, & Unwanted Thoughts

Staci Sprout, Quote Clouds Fantasy

Do you struggle with unwanted thoughts? Most of us do. If you want some help in this arena, start with reading the above quote by Staci Sprout. In Life After Lust, I provided many more strategies for battling lust. Which ones help you the most? What other strategies help you modify your thought patterns?

We can be free from the thoughts that tempt us to return to old, addictive, and self-destructive behavior. May we learn to let go of unwanted thoughts, replacing them with those that uplift and inspire us.

 

*Artwork created by Forest Benedict (aka Me)

Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP, author of Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery. Please follow Forest on the following platforms: NewsletterYoutubeBlogTwitterFacebookInstagram, and Pinterest, and SHARE this valuable content with others. Thank you!

Mastering Self-Compassion

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Skill to Master #14: Self-compassion

How self-compassionate are you? I challenge you to make self-compassion a daily recovery practice. Click here for ideas on how to do this.

 

Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP, author of Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery. Please follow Forest on the following platforms: NewsletterYoutubeBlogTwitterFacebookInstagram, and Pinterest, and SHARE this valuable content with others. Thank you!

A Vision for the Younger Generation

Staci Sprout Protection Quote

Today as I thumbed through my copy of Staci Sprout’s memoir Naked in Public, I came across this amazing quote (above). It fits perfectly with the theme of Life After Lust and is truly a dream worth working towards. May we all do our part to create this reality.

If you believe in this powerful vision, please share this great quote with others.

 

Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP, author of Life After Lust: Stories & Strategies for Sex & Pornography Addiction Recovery. Please follow Forest on the following platforms: NewsletterYoutubeBlogTwitterFacebookInstagram, and Pinterest, and SHARE this valuable content with others. Thank you!