Why Pleasure is a Priority

I think January is for dreaming and deep wintering. As you go about visioning your new year, setting intentions, defining goals, and parsing out plans, please honor a pace that is right for you. As you tend to the tangible, the things you want to accomplish, do and...

Enough doing. Take a sacred pause for solstice.

Winter solstice is a week away and ‘tis the season of long nights. We are in the final moments of a long exhale that began back in June. Soon the slow inhale will begin as we emerge from the dark and build toward the light again. In this time of sacred pause, this...

No pitch, no sale. Just GRATITUDE

I’ve got no Black Friday Sale to pitch. No Cyber Monday FOMO frenzy designed to part you from your money. No hurry up or you’ll miss your last chance. Nope. Not doing it. Instead, I’m reaching out to touch you with the vision from my window: the fading afternoon sun...

How to be in pleasure with so much suffering?

We’re human. We lose our center. We find ourselves in a scroll hole of horrific news but can’t put the device down. We want to be a person that’s informed but we’re empathic so we’re overwhelmed with feelings. We do what we do to cope.⁠ Sometimes we make healthy...

Big news and something special for you

When I closed the Shakti Oasis membership program and pulled back from teaching almost two years ago, I thought I was just going to take a few months off, to gather myself. Turns out, that “repair” stage of my post-menopausal journey required a great deal...

When “not in the mood” doesn’t mean no

It had been a long day. It was a Tuesday night. We got to bed late. Sex was the last thing on my mind. ⁠ ⁠ But then that goodnight kiss sparked something. My head said, “Oh no. Not this. Not now. Not in the mood.” But my body said, “Hold on a minute....