3 Ways to Use Porn as Medicine!

Pornography use is a controversial topic and one that I have had mixed feelings about over the years. On one hand, there are certain types of mainstream porn that promote what I consider to be “unhealthy” sexual habits and dynamics. On the other hand, I support sex workers and celebrate human beings having full (consensual) […]

Why Shaming Sex Workers Hurts All Women

In North American culture today, it is common to disparage female porn stars and other female/femme sex industry workers as damaged, unintelligent, or amoral. In fact, women are still looked at as less intelligent if we express ourselves sexually. Too often, women who are either sex workers or simply sexually/sensually expressive are painted in a […]

Integrating Your Shadow with Sexual Healing

The first time I was introduced to the concept of my “shadow” was at my very first Ishayas Ascension Meditation weekend immersion retreat. During that weekend, the Ishaya monks explained the shadow as the parts of ourselves we were told were unlovable when we were young, and therefore tried to suppress and repress. We suppressed these […]

That Dirty Little “S” Word!

On a scale of 1-10, how comfortable are you talking about sex with: 1) Your Partner 2) Your Friends 3) As a Random Topic of Conversation? If you are like most people, you probably feel some degree of discomfort talking about sex in general, no matter who you are with, and VERY uncomfortable discussing the […]