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Archives for February, 2017

Addiction

Alternative Facts: AASECT and the Anti Sex Addiction Rant

In November of 2016 the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) issued a politically motivated, painfully biased, and clinically unsound policy statement saying their organization “does not find sufficient empirical evidence to support the classification of sex addiction or porn addiction as a mental health disorder,” and that sex addiction treatment is not “adequately informed by accurate human sexuality knowledge.” Certain segments of the media then misinterpreted this as AASECT saying sex addiction does not exist, when all they...
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Paper Napkin Mental Health Challenge #4: Goal Setting

People of all ages love to set goals. In fact, according to the stats, the top three New Year’s resolutions for 2017 were to:

1) Lose weight or eat healthier

2) Improve life or self

3) To make better financial decisions

Buried in the stats, however, is a more telling number: this is the huge percentage of people that feel they rarely or never realize their resolutions. In short, the issue is not necessarily setting the goal, but rather carving a path to achieve it.

Here’s the good news--creating a...
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