5 Resources that transformed my addictive lifestyle

There are many resources out there that one can use in order to fight addiction, when we want to get to the ground of what drives our self destructive coping behaviours and what will help us heal over time. In my own recovery from love and sex addiction, I needed a combination of tools thatContinue reading “5 Resources that transformed my addictive lifestyle”

Trying harder vs Trying smarter in recovery

Understanding the difference between trying harder and trying smarter belongs to the essential toolkit of recovery from addictions and self-destructive coping behaviours. When I became aware that I had a real problem, I was quick to make commitments to stop self destructive behaviours like smoking, drinking and drugs. Unfortunately, other behaviours remained and they droveContinue reading “Trying harder vs Trying smarter in recovery”

Reflecting on choices

Over the past weeks, I had to sincerely reflect over my own choices that I made and how they play out in reality. I am thinking why do I do the very things that I do, and why do I keep doing the things that I do not wish to do, while seeking to pursueContinue reading “Reflecting on choices”

Telling my story

Hello again! Great to see your interest in knowing more about the Thinking Addict and the story behind the creation of this website. I am excited to see you here and look forward to get to know you personally if you are interested, but let me introduce myself. “I want to know the truth!” JohnContinue reading “Telling my story”