Brené Brown: Listening to shame

Shame is an unspoken epidemic, the secret behind many forms of broken behavior. Brené Brown, whose earlier talk on vulnerability became a viral hit, explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on. Her own humor, humanity and vulnerability shine through every word.

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The “Talk” is Not Enough — Protecting our Children from Pornography Addiction

Pornography is everywhere.  Most people reading this article have a little device in their pocket right now that can download porn.  It’s in our homes, schools and work places.   For the most part it’s free.  Pornography is as addictive as methamphetamine, and equally destructive.   Yet because of the conveniences of technology we allow the possibility…

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Enough Feeling Not Enough – Finding Peace in our Brokenness

One of Satan’s greatest tools is shame. Shame is much different than guilt. Shame is a feeling of despair that tells you that you are flawed at your core. It’s unbearable and insurmountable. It’s like looking directly at the sun. It hurts so we hide from it. Guilt is a healthy emotion that reminds you…

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I am LDS and need help with my Pornography Problem

Most everyone who is troubled by their pornography use asks the question, “Am I addicted?” A man attending a 12-step recovery group for sexual addiction stated, “I finally figured out that the reason I needed to quit was because I couldn’t. I hated what it was doing to me, but every time I quit I…

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The Whole Armour of God – Protection against Porn Addiction

The above video was produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS), several years ago. It is one of my favorites. The message is very humbling, and reminds of the weaknesses that we all face. Satan stands by waiting to attack, and exploit those weaknesses. He is waiting for that moment…

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Get help regardless of where you live!

Regardless of where you live, LDS Sexual Addiction counseling is now available via online counseling. LDS Hope and Recovery provides counseling for clients in a convenient and secure method.  Now you can meet with a counselor from anywhere (i.e. home, office, hotel room, or on the road).  Individual, couple and group counseling is available for…

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Why is the Discovery of a Spouses Pornography Addiction so Traumatic?

Geoff Steurer a LDS Qualifed Counselor, and Lifestar therapist explains why the discovery of a spouses pornography addiction is so traumatic. He uses a wonderful analogy to help explain how a perfectly normal and healthy women can be sent into a tail spin when she is told, or discovers that her husband is addicted to…

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Hazards of viewing and using Pornography

Pornography use has the potential to cause the following problems: There are many hazards to an individual when viewing or using pornography.  These hazards can have great impact on the lives of the person viewing, their spouse, and their family members.  Pornography is not a victim-less crime.  LDS Hope and Recovery can help you by…

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