Valentine’s Day: An Invitation to Feel More Alive & to Relish Being in Your Own Skin

It’s that time of the year when we get flooded by images and messages of how to create more romance, how to be a better lover, or how to find your perfect partner NOW. Admonitions that the status of our relationship or the togetherness of our coupling is lacking something. Let me remind you that …

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Gratitude for ALL of it… the good, the bad, the ugly, and the beautiful

 My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. Yes, partly for the food – the turkey, the side dishes, the gravy, the sweet potatoes – oh the sweet potatoes! One year I made four different types of sweet potatoes because I love them so much.  I love making food to share with my loved ones.  It is a …

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Sensual… Not Necessarily Sexual

A few weeks ago as I was facilitating a workshop, I spoke about sensuality and sexuality and how they were different.  Most of the participants appeared and shared their surprise in hearing me say this.  A few then shared that they thought that both were the same thing. By definition SENSUALITY is any condition that is about being …

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Movement…Tune in..Tune Out

I just got back from my annual AASECT conference.  This year I had the privilege of presenting on my favorite ​topics  —  movement and mindfulness, and how they relate to sensuality and sexuality.  I came back fully motivated and inspired to continue this work.It is my intention for people to feel more embodied and enjoy their bodies.  One way of doing this …

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Self-Care & Self-Love … A true Valentine’s Celebration

Self-care isn’t selfish. If anything, it’s selfless. It allows you to be a better mother, daughter, friend, feminist, boss, employee, partner, and more. You don’t run a car without filling it up with gasoline, so why would you run your body, heart, and mind without filling it up with some fuel? Many people believe that …

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St. Theresa Comes to Rowe

  I recently attended, both as participant and assistant, in a woman’s workshop focused on sexuality and the Medicine Wheel led by the incomparable Gina Ogden. On the first night, all the women walked the Wheel, placing their sacred objects and sharing with the group what each object represented — one representing what they want …

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