Setting the Tone

As was stated in Prework III, having goals with which to measure progress are important. In order to set the tone for success, starting with…

Accountability 

What is accountability? What does it accomplish? Why is it valuable?  In this blog post about accountability, Andrew Love says the following:  “[Accountability] means to…

Choosing Real Food over Junk Food

Dealing with a porn and/or masturbation addiction is less like an addiction to drugs and alcohol, and more like a struggle with unhealthy or addictive…

Each Slip is a Stepping Stone

Have you heard the story of the invention of the incandescent lightbulb? It apparently took Thomas Edison 1,000 tries to make his invention work! When…

Guilt and Shame

Guilt “Guilt is like a gauge or light on the dashboard. It means that something is wrong.” – Wade Powers Have you felt the weight…

Guilt and Shame – Activity

To be read together in the group after the check-ins and before the activity.   One thing shame tells us is that we are unworthy…

The Integrity Muscle

Before you read on, watch this famous, Brick by Brick, video. At the beginning of our sexual integrity journeys, our goals to be porn and/or…

A Radiant Couple

Whether you are currently married or not, your life will benefit by clarifying and deepening your vision for a Blessed life with your eternal spouse.…

Contribution

This lesson, more than being a call to action to give back, is a suggestion on how to elevate your recovery and growth to the…

Getting the Most From Your Group

Agreements We’ve identified four agreements that will ensure the highest value and quality of your group experience. Participating in an Ascend group requires you to…

The Sexual Addiction Cycle

Rae was confounded by her masturbation habit. Acting out always left her feeling empty, unfulfilled, and disappointed in herself. Yet, as much as she tried,…

Integrity Through Accountability

While the first focus of this group is honesty and grace through practicing telling the truth about yourself, the second focus of this group is…

Honesty & Grace

A Secret Battle Kate was sick with anxiety. How could she have these terrible sexual thoughts? She’d never had a sexual relationship with someone but…

Invite Your Friends

There are a lot of considerations that can get in the way of you reaching out to someone. “I’ve never talked about porn or masturbation…

Committed To The Course

This program is awesome. We’ll get that out the way first. It contains everything you need to rise above porn and/or masturbation and become the…

Recreating Yourself

Knowing where you came from and where you are is essential to figuring out where you need to go. Self-realization is ultimately about seeing yourself…

Lifestyle

The way you do anything is the way you do everything. Today we’ll begin taking a look at some of the various areas of your…

On Masturbation

We’ve spent this entire course focusing on porn. We’d like to take a moment to talk about masturbation. If you’re taking this program, then we’ll…

Committed To Your Accountability Partner

One more relationship that will make a powerful difference for you is a relationship with an Accountability Partner. An Accountability Partner is someone you can…

Recipe For Success

Accountability Group Support Maintaining Recovery Disciplines Focusing on the Spiritual Integrity

Swapping Rituals

Have you ever finished acting out and the first thought you have is, “What was I thinking!?” You feel the fog being lifted and experience…

Lifestyle

Everything is connected, especially when it comes to integrity. To have a full and rich life, it’s important to take care of your mind, body,…

One Man’s Story

Have you reached out to your Accountability Partner? Not so bad, right? Today we want to share with you one man’s journey of sexual integrity.…

Committed To Your Group

The next commitment you can make to have a transformative experience is to be committed to your group. Many people cite their group as having…

Continued Education

You will always have access to the course content, you’re free to go through that whenever you like. Separate from the online lessons we have…

Taking Action

This week has been about getting present to how much porn and masturbation has impacted you, and taking stock of how committed you are to…

Media Literacy

We learn something, practice, then become good at it. That’s the way the cookie crumbles. Have you ever thought about whether you’ve learned how to…

Phone Slinger

Today we want to talk about your relationship with your phone. We check our phones and computers dozens of times a day to see our…

The 5 A’s of Porn

The internet has exponentially expanded the reach that porn has in society. In today’s video, we are going to talk about how exactly porn has…

Mindset

Before we move any further, we have to talk about mindset. Mindset is the foundation that all of your success or setbacks will be build…

Pin Pricks

We’ve talked a lot about the things that tempt you to act out with pornography. There are big things that are obvious need to be…

Your Brain On Porn

Here’s a fantastic video explanation going more into porn’s effect on the brain.  

Triggers 201

Today we’ll look a little deeper at triggers. What they are and how to identify them. Triggers can be broken down into two categories: External…