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Episode 138: 3 Keys to Using Prayer to Overcome Pornography

Apr 25, 2022

Episode 137: Being a Forever Porn Addict Is Exhausting

Apr 25, 2022

Episode 136: 9 Costs of Overcoming Pornography

Apr 12, 2022

Episode 139: Thought Control Isn't As Helpful at Overcoming Pornography pink elephant thought management May 02, 2022

 

Overcoming pornography isn’t just pushing a new thought into your mind to supersede the thoughts that have naturally occurred.  

I think we’ve all heard the analogy of the stage of your mind and how we can become totally free from the plague of our unwanted thoughts by just changing what’s on the stage.  

While I think this is a worthy attempt to advise and assist those struggling with pornography or any other issue, it falls short in actual...

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Episode 138: 3 Keys to Using Prayer to Overcome Pornography agency prayer Apr 25, 2022

 

I’d like to take you back to General Conference a few weeks back. I loved listening to President Nelson as he spoke about how to keep spiritual momentum. 

If you don’t recall the talk, he offered 5 ways to Maintain positive spiritual momentum. 

The five were

  1. Get on the covenant path and stay there.
  2. Discover the joy of daily repentance.
  3. Learn about God and how He works.
  4. Seek and expect miracles.
  5. End conflict in your personal life.

I’d like to talk about...

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Episode 137: Being a Forever Porn Addict Is Exhausting atonement eternal progression overcome porn pornography addiction Apr 25, 2022

 

I was working with a client this week and he said something that really struck me.  

He said the work that we had been doing made him think that he was less depressed, more hopeful, and no longer part of the addict class.

This got me thinking. 

When I was attending 12-step meetings and saying, “Hi, my name is Zach and I’m a porn addict” the message of being an addict was clear.  Once a porn addict, always a porn addict. 

I don’t know...

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Episode 136: 9 Costs of Overcoming Pornography cost of overcoming pornography Apr 12, 2022

 

Hey, this month we are doing a webinar for those who want help overcoming pornography 

 

If you’re listening to this podcast and like what you hear, take the next step and come to our webinar on april 20th at 730 mt, there’s a link in the show notes or you can go to zachspafford.com/freecall

 

The seed for today’s podcast came from a post by a guy named Kris Heap.  in that he equated success to the way that an auction happens.  

 

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Episode 135: What is pornography addiction? buffering experiential avoidance pornography addiction Apr 04, 2022

 What is pornography addiction?

 When I was growing up and as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints anyone who views pornography is essentially labeled as a pornography addict.  

 I’ve talked about my experience with the Addiction Recovery Program or ARP that I attended in both Wisconsin and California. I have talked about why I don’t believe in the idea that most people are pornography addicts.  In episode 54 I covered in-depth...

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EPISODE 134 - The Power to Never View Pornography Again agency choices Mar 28, 2022

 

During a coaching session this week my client and I were discussing agency and how language matters in the way that we perceive our struggles and engage with our trials.  

As we were talking about pornography we were going over the different ways that we deal with other things that we abstain from.  In particular, beer. 

I think i’ve talked about this on the podcast before, but I’ll just touch on it briefly here.  If you want to go into the way...

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EPISODE 133 - Telling Your Partner About Your Pornography Struggle betrayal manage emotions telling your partner Mar 21, 2022

 

Real quick, before we get too far, I have a free masterclass for anyone who wants to overcome pornography forever.  https://www.zachspafford.com/freecall

Here you’ll learn how you can overcome pornography forever.

 I want to talk about why it may be that you are not telling your partner about your pornography struggle.  

 You may be one who always tells your partner.  There are a lot of reasons that I believe this is the best course of action in the...

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EPISODE 132: Overcoming Pornography Doesn't Mean Getting Rid of Everything feel your feelings overcome pornography quit porn Mar 13, 2022

If you’re anything like me, in your quest to eliminate pornography, you probably have tried to eliminate everything. 

You might have gotten rid of your phone, blocked all the apps, given over your access code to someone else, tried avoiding certain shops at the mall, not gone to the beach.  Those are the physical things. 

Mentally and emotionally, you might have tried to eliminate urges, run from your emotions, suppressed your sex drive, and generally worked to stop...

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EPISODE 131: Choice Point To Overcome Pornography choice point Mar 04, 2022

Artwork for podcast Overcome Pornography: The Self Mastery Podcast
 

The Self Mastery Podcast is dedicated to helping Latter-day Saints overcome pornography. Men and women struggle with overcoming pornography.
This podcast draws on the real-life experiences of the hosts, Zach and Darcy in their struggle to overcome pornography, strengthen their marriage, and grow personally.
If you want to know what real success looks like in overcoming pornography from real people who have been where you are, then this podcast is for you. The interviews with real...

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EPISODE 130: Overcoming Pornography through Differentiation - Series 5 of 5 becoming a solid person differentiation Feb 27, 2022

Artwork for podcast Overcome Pornography: The Self Mastery Podcast
 

The Self Mastery Podcast is dedicated to helping Latter-day Saints overcome pornography. Men and women struggle with overcoming pornography.
This podcast draws on the real-life experiences of the hosts, Zach and Darcy in their struggle to overcome pornography, strengthen their marriage, and grow personally.
If you want to know what real success looks like in overcoming pornography from real people who have been where you are, then this podcast is for you. The interviews with real...

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