45. You Don't Need a Substitute

mindset Dec 11, 2021

Have you heard the idea that if you are going to quit a habit (like porn) that you need a replacement habit? While the idea behind this can be helpful, the mindset with which you approach it might not be. You may be accidentally reinforcing your urges to go back to the old habit. For a habit you’re trying to quit, the last thing you want to do is make it even harder to quit. Tune in to this podcast episode to learn how to tweak your mindset in a way that will make it that much easier to quit your habit. Is it more impressive to build a house hammering one nail at a time (by hand)? Or would you rather work a little smarter, pick up the pneumatic nail gun and get it done lickety-split? Let’s use our heads and make something we think is hard a little easier on ourselves.

Listen to the full episode HERE.

Lindsay and Danny Poelman are certified life coaches and are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Danny helps guys to stop looking at pornography (and be happy about it) and make their real life and/or marriage what they want it to be. Lindsay helps women let go of the fantasy marriage that doesn’t exist and create the marriage of their dreams in real life.