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I've been working with a few groups lately on the theme of pleasure. I love talking about my work on the road and online, as I learn so much from the group experience. Recently, what emerged as we explored pleasure as an “in the body experience" was how pleasure could be noticed as different vibrations in the body. Of course, we know the vibration of the sensual and erotic aspect of pleasure – that spring in the step, and whole-body buzz, but what about the subtler aspects? Read more >Mar 27, 2019
People often wonder – How can pleasure be spiritual? The common assumption we make is that pleasure is such a human thing, but in my Unlock Pleasure work, I like to promote the holistic nature of pleasure. I like to open it up – expand the scope of what we name as pleasure. So, last night in my Online Pleasure Program that I’ve been running since January, I did a teaching on the intersection of pleasure and spirituality. I want to share some of that with you here. Read more >Mar 11, 2019
years ago on New Year's Eve, I was musing about the year to come, and while I don't make resolutions, I do like to use the new year to re-align and articulate what's important for me in the coming year. Always on the list is self-care. For me self-care is wholistic – mind, body, and spirit. Randomly under the heading of spiritual self-care, I wrote – remember to engage the elements: earth, air, water, fire. This instruction just fell off the end of my pen onto the page. At the time I thought, of course, these basic elements will nourish my spirit, my life force energy. Now many years later it’s second nature to do this. Read more >