In this the second of a three-part series, Jim is joined once again by Sean Forrest to discuss what it means to parent “heroically” in today’s culture. This episode focuses on communication between parent and child. Sean and Jim will share 5 tips for better communication that you can implement today!
In this episode, Jim is joined by musician, author, dad, and founder of Haiti180, Sean Forrest to discuss the concept of Heroic Parenting as part 1 of a three-part series. Jim and Sean discuss the importance of parents especially dads as the first significant relationship our children have and how that impacts values, aspirations, and behaviors in the child’s future.
In this episode, Jim is joined by Dave Savage, the founder of ContentWatch Holdings and Chief Marketing Officer of Net Nanny to discuss the physical, spiritual and technological ways we can take back control of what comes into our families and protect those we love from the pornified culture surrounding us.
When faced with the life-altering diagnosis of a special needs child, a marriage is cracked open to reveal, both spouses feel unworthy of love. In this episode, Jim and Mary discuss the role of addiction in trying to mask and soothe their brokenness, how they broke free, and the hope for other marriages suffering from pornography usage.
Want to lead an exemplary life? History and Scripture tell us that morning prayer can be of great help. In this episode, Jim is joined by Dr. Aaron Walter, to dive into incorporating this habit into our daily lives and recovery journey.
Everyone has experienced some form of trauma in their lives…from Big T traumas to Little T traumas, all trauma can have an effect on our behaviors and propensity for addictions. In this episode, Jim is joined by Dr. Gerry Crete, PhD. A licensed marriage and family therapist, EMDR certified practitioner, and founder of Soulsandhearts.com a website offering Catholic Mental Health resources to break apart the types of traumas we may h...
In this episode Jim is joined by Fr. Charles Sikorsky, LC, JD, JCL, the President of Divine Mercy University a graduate school with Masters and Doctoral programs combining Catholic teaching with the best in the science of counseling and psychology.
In today’s world isolation has become the norm for so many…in addition to the trigger that can be for pornography use, it can also be a harbinger of other mental health and emotional issues. In this episode, Jim is joined by Dr. Peter Kleponis, LPC, SAT-P, CSAT to discuss the effects of isolation, the drive to connect, and what we can do about it for ourselves and each other.
In this episode, Jim speaks with Author, Speaker, and Porn Recovery Advocate, Larry Yff about his journey to healing. From an interracial adoption to a life of drug dealing and substance abuse coupled with porn addiction, Larry felt he could only live in a fantasy world, not being able or worthy to experience anything else. Through his struggles he has learned important life lessons, how faith saved him from a dark and lonely exist...
In this episode, Jim talks with Thomas Clements Jr., the founder of Zenith Ministries about his recovery journey and the impact of pornography today in the lives of young people getting married. Gen Z and Millennials are a highly exposed demographic when it comes to porn use – it’s been completely “ normalized” in their world so how do we help them not bring this baggage into a new sacramental marriage?
The Lord is inviting us to a very deep and intimate relationship with Him, but we need to invite Him in - regardless of where we or our family is struggling…In this episode, Jim and Emily discuss Divine Mercy, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and bringing Him into every area of our home and families, even the dark, messy spots.
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In this episode, Jim is joined by Enza Cerami MSW, founder of Living Stones, Inc to discuss how pornography has become the new “go to” for sex education for youth. In this wide ranging discussion, you’ll learn about the dangers, falsehoods , and deception prevalent in today's pornified world for our kids and also what we as parents need to do about it, filled with love and hope for our kids and their understanding of God’s plan...
We live in an increasingly sexualized and pornified world, and our kids are being sucked deeper into the darkness at younger and younger ages. In this episode, Jim talks about the numbers, the realities and the harms of early exposure to pornography and what we as parents can do about it.
In this episode, Jim explores the link between a spouse's porn habit and the wife’s eating disorders. In addition to the Betrayal Trauma we know wives suffer, is there a link between a husband's porn use and a wife struggling with eating disorders and body image? Studies say YES! Eating disorders and body image insecurities are a likely side effect of your partner's porn usage, so what should you know?
Former model, CEO and actor Joelle Maryn joins Jim to discuss the pornification of culture and how God loves us through it all. They discuss God’s plan for our bodies and sexuality and how it is good, but how society and culture can warp what God designed.
Summary: Does it feel difficult, shameful, or embarrassing to discuss pornography usage, sexual sin, or struggles in confession or spiritual direction? Well, you are not alone…in this episode, Jim is joined by Fr. Allen Hoffa to breakdown how we can approach these tough discussions and start the healing process from these struggles. Getting shame and embarrassment out of the way so we can focus on the hope that is God’s love and tr...
Jim is joined by Keith Nester of Down2earth Ministries to discuss how God’s Love is so much greater than any sin. How we need to let go of our shame and truly open our hearts to God’s mercy. We’ll discuss the incredible "tools" we have in the Catholic faith, what we can do to embrace God’s love in a real way in our lives, and much more.
We know porn use is skyrocketing, the average age of first exposure is between 8-11 years old and culture has normalized this addictive behavior. That’s why we at Integrity Restored are excited to launch the Integrity Circle Coaching Program Level 1: Foundations in Understanding. Through this 26 week program and by investing 30 minutes a week, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the pornography epidemic, the addiction and wh...
Father's Day Special
Author and porn recovery educator, Joshua Shea joins Jim to discuss his own battle with alcohol and pornography, his recovery, and what the porn environment is today in light of the recent pandemic. This crisis is driving huge increases for the porn industry and new behaviors and productions. Josh and Jim break down the details and the stats to give you the reality of Porn in the Pandemic.