The Lord of the Rings Challenge

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Should the Thread Title be extended?

Poll closed Jun 21, 2020.
  1. No, leave like that: "The Lord of the Rings Challenge"

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  2. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: The Fellowship of Nofap"

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  3. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: Rising Fellowship of Eärendil"

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  4. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: The Journey to Mount Doom"

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  5. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: The Quest of the Ring-bearer"

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  1. Ready to Stop

    Ready to Stop Fapstronaut

    Day 102 no PMO. I’ve had a good week spending time with family and new friends. Headed home today. Long car ride... lots of time for the mind to wonder. Wish me luck.
  2. Slider8

    Slider8 Fapstronaut

    How many new spanish words do you learn every day?
  3. ReturntoLife

    ReturntoLife Fapstronaut

    Day 11
    My mood has been all over the place since i started my journey.I woke up feeling sad and empty for no real reason.Not long after that a really strong urge hit me.Tried to calm myself by going outside for awhile but it didnt work.Went back home feeling even more tempted.I almost failed.While starting to search for P i managed to stop myself , threw my phone away and ran into the cold shower.In that moment i was literally feeling like a wild animal acting on primitive instincts.Followed up the shower with medition.It was still very hard to focus,images were flashing in my head, thoughts were racing but i finally managed to finally regain control of myself.
    After all of that i again realize how severe my addiction is.Never before had i felt so powerless over my body and emotions.I dont want to feel that way ever again.My journey continues...

    Thanks for all the advice on WD!Will definetly try out the techniques and as for meditation i am starting to create a daily habbit!
  4. EpsilonDelta

    EpsilonDelta Fapstronaut

    Man, I'm getting shaky just reading that. I think I somewhat understand how you felt, and props for taking control in the situation and doing the right thing, that requires strength.
  5. MyGodandMyAll27

    MyGodandMyAll27 Fapstronaut

    Day 4. I’m feeling great , God bless you all.
  6. FellowCompanion

    FellowCompanion Fapstronaut

  7. Searcher123

    Searcher123 Fapstronaut

  8. RiseToGreatness

    RiseToGreatness Fapstronaut

    and stay accountable bro, that will help go throught difficult times :)
  9. RiseToGreatness

    RiseToGreatness Fapstronaut

    thanks for sharing bro. those insights are very scary (i had lot´s of them as well), but they are also very enlightened ;).

    recognizing the strenght of the addiction is crucial for sharpening the reboot mindset.
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2021
  10. RiseToGreatness

    RiseToGreatness Fapstronaut

    Checking in Fellowship :)

    well, i blew it, relapsed today to full hardcore porn. basically i stayed alone at home for too long, didn´t follow my triggers prevention plan and the rest is history. it was one of those "i have seen this before" relapses. but oh well :(

    anyway, i have improved my strategy and my mindset again. i won´t slack this time.

    Have a great day Fellowship. Sorry about the slip.

  11. modern milarepa

    modern milarepa Fapstronaut

    325 days dwarf king
    400 days no PMO, semen retention
  12. modern milarepa

    modern milarepa Fapstronaut

    Some thoughts I just made in relation to orgasm and semen retention

    Orgasm is a metaphysical need to feel connected to everything

    Orgasm is a way to feel alive to connect to the universe to feel one with everything at least that few seconds everything becomes one single feeling. But just like the heroin addict, constant ejaculation messes your body, energy and mind, it’s not a sustainable way to achieve this need.

    Think about sex your body gets inside other person’s body, it’s like you two become one. That is the search of life to be one with everything, to feel connected.
    But the thing is we are already one with the universe, quantum physics string theory, atomic theory as shown this, we are just particles connected to one another. We just fail to experience this.

    When you have an orgasm this sexual energy gets activated and you really feel this powerful energy, the problem is that it comes with a price you lose this energy it goes out of your body. The French call an orgasm la petite morte or little death. We die a little when we orgasmed. Just like we have a finite amount of breaths we have a finite amount of orgasms in this life spam.

    Sexual energy rules the universe is the seed of creation it’s what creates life and when a person or a planet dies it means his sexual energy has come to an end. He has no more energy left.

    The thing is we already have this energy inside us; we are one with everything already. We are just confused specially sexual and porn addictions cloud our true nature. See animals they are not compulsive masturbator unless they are captive, they live in a state of joy, power and freedom only ejaculate for procreation. They keep their seeds and feel joy all the time.

    We are humans and more evolved than animals we have spiritual and rational thinking we can enhance the cultivation of sexual energy through sexual sublimation practices like semen retention while being single or non-ejaculatory sex if you have a couple, meditation, praying, yoga.

    Practice semen retention alone or with a couple to cultivate sexual energy and you’ll feel great amounts of power and joy, you’ll become more subtle and will be able to feel this connection this metaphysical need to be one with everything all the time without paying the price you pay if you ejaculate.
  13. EpsilonDelta

    EpsilonDelta Fapstronaut

    It is not the fall that defines us, but how we get up.
  14. jaberwaki

    jaberwaki Fapstronaut

  15. Onan the Barbarian

    Onan the Barbarian Fapstronaut

    Sorry it happened. But thanks for getting back up!
  16. rotten_tomato

    rotten_tomato Fapstronaut

    Daily plans, definitely. To be honest, I did not take cold showers because I was afraid of them. Who wants to freeze while taking a shower, right? It turns out that it is a great thing! I started to take cold showers and it felt amazing! I recommend that to everybody!

    I need to walk more, you're right about that. At least 30min/day.

    You're absolutely right! Once the brain gets the dopamine it craves for a long time, it wants to hang in there and make you want to watch P a lot more! That's a very dangerous trap!

    I started to do some exercise 2-3 days ago and I feel great already! That's something that I long for a long time! You mentioned that you cant stress your body. I hope you're okey man! I liked the "3 creative things" idea btw :D

    Thanks for the support guys. That kind of support makes us stronger!!
  17. rotten_tomato

    rotten_tomato Fapstronaut

    Don't be sorry, my friend. It happens! Every relapse teaches us something and if we can build on that, we will get rid of that monster for good. Stay strong!
  18. Slider8

    Slider8 Fapstronaut

    ...and another day with meditation,cold shower some pull ups and studies which were particularly hard due to sleepiness all way long. It's definitely much easier to sit whilst watching movies than when you are studying ;)
    ...thought about mosquitoes and little flies whist on my morning walk and noticed that they like to gather in certain areas like the urges and there is little you can do, unless you are prepared and geared like a beekeeper ;), but to get away from those places.
  19. Revanthegrey

    Revanthegrey Fapstronaut

    day 23
    Nope urge, Revan is not in home, have a nice day.

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