Here I write regularly about the things that really matter to me in my work. I hope you enjoy reading about them!
Eroticism, choice and change; the three are intimately related. Firstly, some reflections on the meaning of erotic. The word comes from the Greek, Eros, pertaining to love and desire. Dictionary definitions describe erotic as arousal to sexual love, desire and excitement. I like that Wikipediea includes “a philosophical contemplation concerning the aesthetics of desire, sensuality and romantic love”. It’s to this broader concept of eroticism, or eros that I am referring. [Read more…]
“how important it is to integrate respect for women’s sexual pleasure into our understanding of female well-being in general, and to understand how the many ways in which it is either respected or devalued in society directly affect women’s power and potential in society.” Naomi Wolf. [Read more…]
I’m using those words to describe an experience which includes the feeling of potent, orgasmic sensation, but does not arise due to genital stimulation, and may have no association whatsoever with the genitals. Also, this type of orgasm tends to last longer than conventional orgasm. [Read more…]
The word surrender means to stop fighting, or to stop trying to control an emotion or experience. Everyone will feel the very foundation of their life rocked at some point whether through loss, illness or some other major change. [Read more…]
Why the capacity to say no may be the most powerful step you can take in your personal growth. It could even be life-saving! [Read more…]