In this Episode of the 99Relapses Podcast online Christian addiction recovery coach and counselor James Egidio discusses in Part I of this 2 part series about how addiction is defined and how it relates to the 5 Characteristics of addiction as well the first 3 of 5 Characteristics of addiction
In this Episode #5 Part II titled Desire and How it Relates to Addiction of the 99Relapses Podcast Christian Addiction Recovery Coach and Counselor James Egidio finishes this 2 Part episode by discussing, Attachment vs. Detachment as well as Grace and Hope and its role in addiction.
In Episode #4 Part I titled Desire and How it relates to addiction Christian Recovery Coach and Counselor James Egidio goes into detail into defining Desire and Repression and how it relates to addiction.
In this episode Christian Addiction Recovery coach and Counselor James Egidio finishes up this 2 part series by discussing the 5 Pillars to Successful Recovery from addiction as a Christian (S.P.A.C.E.) which stands for S= Stabilization, P= Professional Help, A= Accountability and Support C= Courage, E= Endurance
In this Episode of the 99Relapses Podcast Christian Addiction Recovery Coach and Counselor James Egidio In this episode discusses understanding addiction as a Christian and how it takes a toll on you Physically, Mentally, Emotionally, Spiritually and Socially
In this episode James Egidio, discuss who he is, what he does, what inspired him to launch the 99 relapses podcast, he bares his personal testimony of addiction and recovery, he discusses what sobriety looks like in faith and finally he outlines the goals and objectives of the 99 relapses podcast.
Psalm 143: 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Imagine having a child and being a witness to suffering that doesn’t cease. Would your instinct be to provide immediate rescue? Well, what if I told you that God is your heavenly Father, you are his child, and he is waiting on you to call upon his name for help? Would you call on him? God’s purpose for your recovery process is connect with you through an intimate relationship because he is the source of the healing that you’re desperate for. His desire is for you to align your [...]
Going through the motions of addiction recovery is an arduous process. Many emotions are at play, and two of those being guilt and shame. Harboring these emotions ignite self-hatred, resentment, and bitterness. Therefore, to be freed from the shackles of guilt and shame, you cannot sidestep the road to forgiveness. Why is forgiveness an essential aspect of recovery? Forgiveness is the gateway to freedom. It's to release yourself and others from debts that haunt you. It's the ability to extend grace and release grudges. Forgiveness allows you to be free from the grip of hate and anger to cleanse your heart and be [...]
Christ-centered recovery programs work with great success. The question isn’t why but rather how. The answer is quite simple. What lies at the center of a faith-based recovery program and Online Christian Counseling programs is hope. Hope that is grounded in Jesus Christ as the main conduit to redemption and a new life. 1. Trauma, Abuse & Pain. Often times, addiction is fueled by past trauma, abuse, and pain endured. In a faith-based recovery program healing from the past will lead you to identify who you are in God and who you are meant to [...]
There’s a reality in addiction that we cannot ignore— its unavoidable for many people. Take a close look around you; it seems as though people are reaching for any substance or activity that will numb their internal pain. People search for temporary relief to help solve long-term problems. Addiction goes beyond the spectrum of drugs, alcohol, sex, or any form of substance abuse. Addiction is a cry for help. As you walk on your faith recovery journey in, you must be aware that the mind is the battlefield. It’s where wars begin and end. With the help of an Online Christian Counselor, [...]
Pursuing God's Wisdom in Christian Based Recovery 2 Timothy 1:7 “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.” A creation designed in the image of God is who we are. Woven together, delicately formed in the depths of eternity for eternal plans. This is who you are. You were created to display a facet of God that transmits his glory despite your bad decisions and the negative effects of your addiction. You are, a child of God, and this lies at the core [...]