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!
Oct 10, 2017

What is your Relationship with Pleasure?

What is your Relationship with Pleasure?

People often ask me – “What is the most common obstacle to creating a better relationship with pleasure?” Pleasure can be fraught with guilt, denial of the need, vague and unarticulated fears and negative associations. But the most common block is the dance we all do between the desire for pleasure and the resistance to feeling, for want of another word un-pleasure - the challenges of life: loss, disappointments, painful interactions or situations. These are the hurdles and obstacles that we believe block our ability to have pleasure Read more >

Sep 27, 2017

Fill Your Cup Everyday

Fill Your Cup Everyday

As the Unlock Pleasure project unfolds, I realize how much confusion there often is about pleasure. I want to simplify it. It shouldn’t be hard or another pressure – one more item on your to do list. It does require having it on your radar – knowing why it’s good and important and then just lift your head. Pleasure is available in any moment, but you might have heard me say, pleasure is unique and individual – it means different things to different people. Read more >

Aug 30, 2017

Water marks – Symbols from nature to remind us

Water marks – Symbols from nature to remind us

While on holiday this summer I spent a lot of time on the water – Lake Huron’s freshwater environment and later in P.E.I. with my family, a reunion with the ocean and its tides. Read more >

Aug 15, 2017

Pleasure - Going Deeper and Broader

Pleasure - Going Deeper and Broader

This summer while taking some down time, I reflected on my Unlock Pleasure project. When I started it in late fall of 2014, I had a general idea regarding what it was about, but now 2 1/2 years later the project has evolved in both scale and scope. Read more >

Jul 26, 2017

The Curious Stats on Women’s Sexual Experience

The Curious Stats on Women’s Sexual Experience

Erotic and sensual pleasure is an important aspect of pleasure for sure. I make it a priority to keep my finger on the pulse (pun intended) of what’s happening in the world of what I call the positive sex movement which includes the latest research and trends in the field. Read more >

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