Episodes
Join Craig Perra in a transformative conversation with Chris Shatek where personal struggle becomes a purposeful journey. Dive into Chris's raw and revealing origin story, tracing his path from a seasoned radio personality engulfed in alcoholism to pioneering an alternative, shame-free approach to sobriety.  This episode not only challenges conventional recovery methods like the 12 steps but also offers insights into creating a life of healthy sexuality and profound personal growth without...
Published 05/21/24
If you know someone struggling with betrayal and the trauma the comes from it then you MUST send them this podcast on betrayal trauma that I did with Dr. Debi Silber of the Post Betrayal Transformation Institute. 🚨 New podcast!!!!!!  Exploring the Journey from Betrayal Trauma to Empowerment 🚨 Have you or someone you know been affected by betrayal trauma stemming from infidelity or other sexual secrets like porn? You're not alone. Join me as I discuss the scars left by betrayal and the...
Published 05/12/24
Transforming Self-Criticism into Self-Care: A Mindful Approach to Treat Sex & Porn Addiction In this profound and transformative guide mindfulness session, we delve into the Mindful Habit System, exploring its profound impact on treating sex and porn addiction. Through a journey of self-discovery and introspection, we address the critical role of the inner critic, unveiling its significance in fostering self-love and recovery. By practicing mindfulness and breathwork, we navigate the...
Published 05/09/24
Mindfulness Training for Sex & Porn Addicts. Craig teaches the basics of mindfulness and explains why it's so important not just as a treatment modality and tool, but a way of life. You will be inspired to take action!!!! In this broadcast, Coach Craig teaches three basic mindfulness training exercises for Porn & Sex Addicts. These tools will instantly give you more self-control and a path to get even better. You must know mindfulness!!!! SAVE 36%: Men, because you are valued...
Published 05/02/24
Navigating Betrayal Trauma: A Spouse Survival Guide  Today we delve into the profound journey of navigating betrayal trauma as a partner of someone struggling with sex addiction and pornography addiction. In this podcast, we will explore key insights shared by Michelle Perra, who offers a unique perspective and valuable advice from her own experiences alongside her husband, the addict, Craig Perra.  DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE HERE ON GOOGLE:...
Published 04/15/24
You must incorporate basic risk management principles into your life to break your bad habits and beat sex & porn addiction once and for all. We manage risk in business but often fail miserably to do it in our personal lives. Listen to how Craig brings the critical organizational philosophy of risk management into a simple, easy way to leverage these critical principles to help you manage the patterns you are stuck in. We are creatures of habit and listen to this podcast to learn about...
Published 04/05/24
In this enlightening episode of our podcast, we delve into the nuanced world of addiction recovery, challenging the traditional emphasis on counting sober days. While acknowledging the sense of achievement this practice can provide, we explore its potential downsides, such as fostering an obsessive focus on the substance or behavior one is trying to avoid. Through a blend of personal narratives, expert insights, and alternative recovery approaches, we uncover the psychological impacts of day...
Published 03/08/24
Do you see yourself in the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder? BPD Symptoms: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/borderline-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20370237 I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me! https://a.co/d/7lUwyOM You Might be a Narcissist If: https://a.co/d/5oeJiW2 Don't take medical advice from a life coach on the internet. Go see a qualified therapist or psychologist who has specific training in diagnosing AND treating personality disorders. These people are...
Published 01/13/24
Sex and Porn Addiction Gets Worse Over The Holidays. All addictions get worse. Learn how to make sure that that doesn't happen. And learn how to use your drives in the car to practice critical mindfulness skills that will help you stay in control and feel better about yourself. When you get angry in the car, you are self-harming and hurting yourself for ZERO gain. Holidays tend to be a shit show for many people for a few very distinct reasons. Listen to Craig describe these reasons and an...
Published 12/15/23
Craig shares his thought's on Matthew Perry's dead. The Friends start struggled with addiction his entire life and was very open about his struggle with alcohol and drugs. Craig too struggled with opiates and alcohol and sex and porn .... Listen as Craig honors Matthew Perry's vulnerability and inspires you to be vulnerable too. The Synthetic Stimulant Bath Salt article - https://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/17/us/17salts.html Men, because you are valued listeners, use the coupon code PODCAST to...
Published 11/02/23
In this podcast, Coach Craig shares some very serious allegations against 2 famous therapists with strong porn addiction counseling practices. Both were recently arrested after allegations surfaced that they abused clients and in one case it's alleged the therapist abused clients and children. Licensed therapists Jodi Hildebrandt and Maruice Harker were both recently arrested in separate incidents. It's alleged that both of these therapists abused their clients by using unethical and wildly...
Published 10/27/23
Did you see the shocking story on the news that said yelling at children can be worse than physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. Listen as Coach Craig helps you uncover what the study really said about VERBAL ABUSE, not yelling, and how understanding its impact can help you live better. Coach Craig will explain what he's learned about verbal abuse and its impact on his clients helping men and their partners over the past decade. Finally, Craig is going to teach you a technique so powerful...
Published 10/06/23
Navigate the murky waters of cognitive distortions with us in this enlightening episode of Sex Afflictions & Porn Addictions. We’ll spotlight nine critical cognitive distortions that cast shadows on individuals grappling with sex and porn addiction and their spouses. Gain insights into how these distortions shape reality, breed misunderstanding, and perpetuate cycles of pain. More importantly, we'll uncover strategies and solutions to dispel these shadows, fostering clearer understanding...
Published 09/29/23
Welcome to "Sex Afflictions & Porn Addictions," a podcast dedicated to guiding individuals and couples on their journey to conquer sex and porn addiction. In this episode, we delve into the powerful impact of cognitive distortions on those facing addiction, uncovering the tools to break free from these mental barriers. For those navigating sex or porn addiction, we begin by exploring the concept of cognitive distortions—those tricky thought patterns that can perpetuate addictive behaviors...
Published 08/11/23
In this episode, we explore a powerful technique that can help men struggling with sex and porn addiction find their path to recovery. Join us as we shed light on Dialectal Behavior Therapy's transformative approach called REST. Sex and porn addiction can be overwhelming, affecting various aspects of a person's life. Breaking free from its grasp may seem challenging, but with the right tools and support, it is possible. REST, which stands for Relax, Evaluate, Set an Intention, and Take...
Published 07/28/23
Over the past decade plus helping men struggling with sex addiction and porn addiction, I've learned a lot. In this podcast, I share two critical components of long-term success and easy ways to begin practicing these essential skills that will help you better emotionally/physically regulate your central nervous system and fear responses that might be driving your addiction. Use the coupon code PODCAST to join our Core Training Weekly Webinar budget-friendly program where you can personally...
Published 06/24/23
The summer can be really crappy time for lots of people so I hope these tips will help you and your relationship.
Published 06/24/23
If you or someone you love is struggling with sex & porn addiction make sure you watch this crisp and efficient video that explains what words are the most important to truly understand if you really want to break free from sex and porn addiction.
Published 05/16/23
The golden rule of behavior modification is "to break a habit you have to make the right habits that meet the right needs." This rule implies that compulsive sexual behavior is meeting needs ... because it is. Consider viewing your problem instead as a SOLUTION so you put yourself in the best position to develop a better SOLUTION. Failure to understand the needs that your compulsive sexual behaviors are meeting is huge. This perspective will completely change the way you think about your...
Published 03/17/23
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Published 03/10/23
Articles referenced in broadcast: https://outsideonline.com/health/well... https://youtu.be/PY9DcIMGxMs I recently hosted Chandler Rogers on our podcast, and you need to hear his story. Chandler personally overcame a struggle with compulsive pornography use and then used his experience to give back to others by creating a group-based recovery app called Relay for people wanting freedom from addictive sexual behavior. He built what he wished he had during his healing journey - tools to manage...
Published 02/10/23
I recently hosted Chandler Rogers on our podcast, and you need to hear his story. Chandler personally overcame a struggle with compulsive pornography use and then used his experience to give back to others by creating a group-based recovery app called Relay for people wanting freedom from addictive sexual behavior. He built what he wished he had during his healing journey - tools to manage recovery goals, an SOS button to reach out when feeling triggered, and a system for accountability with...
Published 02/03/23
Police warning people about an uptick in prostitution extortion scams. Police say scammers have been texting and calling victims who are sometimes sex addicts, accusing them of trying to hire prostitutes and demanding large sums of money from them. They say these scammers have been threatening that the “cartel” will kill the victims if they do not comply, and that in some cases people have been sent photographs of firearms and severed human body parts via text message.
Published 01/27/23