Dear Pleasure, Wow. You have so much more to teach us.

Dear Pleasure

From the depths of my heart, thank you for your kind words and support after I shared my article last week.

It was (and is) incredibly edgy and vulnerable to reveal; yet, given the nature of my work, I knew I couldn’t move forward authentically without doing so.
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Burlesque, Beyoncé, and Healing from Heartbreak

Photo credit: Lotus Caroll

“You gonna wear heels?” she shouted from beside the stereo in the back of the darkened studio. Her brown eyes locked into mine in the mirror.

Pausing to think, I pursed my lips together. “No, I think I’ll be barefoot. In stockings,” I called back, nodding my head to myself as I envisioned the fishnets, the garter belt.

Curled into a tight ball on the floor several feet in front of her, I was just small enough to fit under the beige, folding chair that hovered above me like a protective shell.
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Struggling in your yoga practice? Tell me more, I’m all ears.

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Can you believe we’re almost halfway through 2016?

That means that it’s been almost six months since we completed our Bubble Bath Wisdom series on the podcast.

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This​ Buddhist Teaching ​Frames​ ​Mother’s Day in a Wondrous Way

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The mother wound is bigger than each of us.

— Dr. Christiane Northrup, Mother-Daughter Wisdom

There’s a Buddhist teaching that advocates that we must regard everyone we meet as our mother in a past life.

The ex who broke your heart.
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​ You’re not fat, stupid, or unlovable. Salve for when you think you are.

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The challenge for the heroine is not one of conquest but one of
accepting her nameless, unloved parts that have become tyrannical
because she has left them unchecked.

— Maureen Murdock, The Heroine’s Journey

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