Opening to intimacy

I’m standing opposite a stranger and we’re gazing into one another’s eyes. We don’t say a word. We’ve been invited to ‘see’ each other, to meet the person beyond any …

Finding boundaries via Tantra

I’ve been the ultimate people-pleaser all my life, always trying to fit in, always being the good girl, the nice girl, the ‘Yes’ girl. Yet I recently discovered my ‘No’ …

Healing Rituals – bringing passion and purpose to life

In this crazy modern world, many of us are desperately seeking to find something to put us in touch, even if just for a moment, with the divine (whatever you …

Qoya – teaching women to be wild, wise, and free

The woman in front of me is dancing her pain, her grief, her anguish. She is so brave, so beautiful in her vulnerability that I have tears flooding down my …

Gabrielle Roth’s 5-Rhythms – riding the wave

I met Gabrielle Roth many years ago, when I tested out her 5 Rhythms/Life Dance in London.  Sadly she died two years ago, of lung cancer.  I was reading my …

Beltane – the wild and wonderful festival of May

The lessons of May are about freedom, about energy and about determination. It’s a dynamic time – not just of growth but of destruction too. As Shan, pagan priestess and …

The Sensuality Workout: Seven Steps to Heaven

Does your relationship feel flat? Have you lost the romance in your marriage? Is your bedroom about as passionate as the kitchen sink? The answer isn’t sexual acrobatics or a …

How fit is your relationship? Take the Love MOT Quiz

If your relationship were a body would it be fit and toned, in the peak of health; or would it be fat and flabby, barely able to run for the …

The Sky is Not Blue – in conversation with Sandie Zand

For those of you who have not yet had the pleasure, let me introduce Sandie Zand.  I met Sandie on Authonomy several years ago and consider her a very good …

Marek Stefanowicz – The Cave

I’ve been waiting impatiently for The Cave to be translated into English for some considerable time. It’s a novel that’s also a guidebook on how to live consciously. But it’s not remotely …

Living life with passion

You know how some people are so passionate, so full of life and the joys of living that they virtually leave you breathless?  Well, why shouldn’t we all have that sense …