Restorations Therapy Blog

Does Porn Really Change Your Brain?

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Did you know that your brain is constantly changing? Based on the information you “feed” your brain every day, it adjusts to bring in new information and store old information. How the brain works is absolutely… Read More

 

Technology Filtering: Our Recommendations

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

For anyone struggling with pornography addiction, finding computer and phone filtering software is essential to beginning recovery. It is not the only step, but it is a practical step in helping yourself learn to cope with… Read More

 

Elizabeth Smart and Pornography

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

The debate continues to exist around the topic of pornography: is it healthy to watch or unhealthy? Numerous people have provided research, opinions, and arguments for both sides. I am not here to add to this… Read More

 

Let’s Talk about Sex

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Sex is a tricky topic in our world today. Our culture shows many ideas of what sex “should” look like. It’s often quite glamorized as two attractive people who meet and instantly develop a glorious sexual encounter…. Read More

 

The Trap of “More”

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

We live in a culture that tells us we can have whatever we desire. Children are raised from a young age being told they can be whoever they want to be, work whatever job or profession… Read More

 

Finding Your Voice in Boundaries

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Whenever someone brings up the topic of boundaries, I tend to cringe a little inside. It’s the dreaded little ‘b’ word that seems to always be easier said than done. Many thoughts have come to my… Read More

 

The Island of Isolation

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Anyone who’s walked through life has experienced the feeling of isolation, that place of being alone, separated from others. Isolation can stem from the rejection of others or physically not having anyone around. More often than… Read More

 

Community: The Strength of Support

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Many people ask me what’s the most important part of the recovery journey. I could answer a litany of options such as discipline, motivation, dedication, a recovery plan, and more. All of these are important to recovery,… Read More

 

My Everyday Shadow: Anxiety

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Do you remember the original Peter Pan movie? Picture it with me for a moment. Peter Pan enters into the movie chasing his unruly shadow that somehow separated itself from him. The shadow bounces around the… Read More

 

Give Yourself A Permission Slip

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

When I was in elementary school, I loved taking home permission slips to my parents for field trips. It was the highlight of my week to bring home that little piece of paper that would give… Read More

 

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