Sexuality + Stress
Observe Your Thoughts.
The mind leads and the body follows. More often than not though, it isn't leading us into a pleasure den. What gives?
Every thought has a biochemical reality in your body, explains Dr. Christiane Northrup, author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom. Uplifting thoughts and emotions are associated with an entirely different mix of neuropeptides and hormones than are thoughts of panic, fear or anger.
Thought = Experience
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Sex is hardly ever about sex.
Love Your Brain
You’re not alone. In the 21st Century, where sex tapes make you famous (& rich), Dick in a Box wins an Emmy, 3rd graders know the words to Jiz in my Pants & getting jizzed on will get you a book deal – and we’re still groping for clues.
Communicating our sexuality is a constant challenge. Most of us know more about our iPhone apps than what makes us tick. Why do we feel isolated regarding our most intimate concerns? Read more...
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Let's Play Doctor
Feeling distracted, irritable and drained?
Locked in unsuccessful, obsessive cycles?
Embarrassed to talk with your doctor, or anyone about your concerns?
By continually ignoring thought and emotional patterns, we limit our choices of how to deal with daily challenges. We feel stuck because we repeatedly fuel our stress engine – and most symptoms of dis-ease are caused or compounded by stress...
Our Greatest Mystery
“The intimate connection between a woman’s psychic humor and her clitoral power means that the clitoris must be wired up to the brain – the big brain – before it can sing.” MORE...
PRESS PLAY to learn why you need to TUNE IN to your own body.
Remember in the video at the top of this page when Dr. Rick Hanson and Dr. Bernie Baars talked about the Insula -- and it's connection to feelings like empathy, pain and pleasure?
The more viscerally aware, the more emotionally attuned you are. Seek balance within your body and put your internal sensations in contex. The primary brain maps for signals from your body surface—like itch, sharp pain, dull pain, burning pain, tickle, sensual touch, heat, and cold—as well as sensations arising from your body’s interior, are mapped in your insula, not your primary touch cortex.
Here's a nifty slideshow for you to learn about this beautiful cinemascopic model of human awareness and subjectivity.
You would certainly recognize your signature on a piece of paper, but do you know your own emotional signature?