Powered By Pleasure

Powered by Pleasure is the name of the blog supporting the evolution of my work called Unlock Pleasure. In this blog I want to explore with you all the aspects of pleasure, from day-to-day gladness to exuberant delight, the small joys and X-rated rapture too! My plan is to post biweekly, drawing from my own reflections, thoughts, feelings, and experiences of pleasure; from other writers and sources on the topic; and most importantly, from the conversations that I hope will emerge with you, my dear reader. Please comment below and let the wild rumpus begin!
Dec 05, 2018

Our Complex Relationship with Pleasure

Our Complex Relationship with Pleasure

I'm curious about the complex relationship we have with pleasure. On the surface, most people would say – “Yeah pleasure - bring it on.” But when we dig a bit deeper we discover - we don't know what real pleasure is and despite wanting it, we are also rather opposed to it. Maybe you have suspicions about pleasure, if not downright fear towards it. All this begs the question, “Is it okay to have pleasure?” Read more >

Nov 22, 2018

The Relationship between Happiness and Pleasure

The Relationship between Happiness and Pleasure

People frequently ask me what’s the difference between happiness and pleasure? Aren’t they the same? I’ve thought about this a lot and my off the cuff answer is “No.” They interrelated, but not the same. Here’s some of my thoughts on why. Read more >

Nov 01, 2018

The Choice of Pleasure

The Choice of Pleasure

A month later I’m settled back into my life in Ottawa, but I’m still processing my time in Japan last month. Frequently the students’ faces flash through my mind and heart. Such a pleasure and a privilege to work with a brand-new (to me) group of spiritual seekers, in a different cultural context. I’m letting their responses to the pleasure teachings inform my work and add new perspectives. There are some cultural differences and yet some things are universal. Read more >

Oct 17, 2018

It Doesn’t Take Much

It Doesn’t Take Much

Well my life has changed and now I’m one of those people who travels the world sharing my message about pleasure, teaching and training others in the art of spiritual development and healing. Read more >

Aug 01, 2018

Key to Pleasure: Less and Slower

Key to Pleasure: Less and Slower

I’m still unpacking from my teaching time in Israel. Each opportunity to work with a group, helps me clarify the topic of pleasure. A re-occurring theme in the groups in Israel was: I have this great life. So much richness in material things, family and friends, freedom to do many things and yet a true deep experience of pleasure escapes me. Why is this? Read more >

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