5 Tips for Expanding Your Self-Pleasure Practice

River DroseraEmbodied Pleasure, Self Pleasure2 Comments

Greetings Readers, I wrote these tips in honor of National Masturbation Month, but of course, connecting to a self-pleasure practice is an everyday ritual! Here are 5 tips I recommend for expanding your self-pleasure practice: You don’t have to try all of these but you can start with one and then go from there! Use pleasure and okay as your compass, and do what works best for you and your body.  1) Connect to your breath Being in autopilot mode all day can disconnect us from our breath, … Read More

Expanding Your Relationship to Pleasure

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Greetings Readers,  I’d like to ask you something: How do you define pleasure? What does it mean to you? Pleasure can mean so many things. To me, it’s an umbrella term that encompasses the joy and aliveness of being in our bodies.   Pleasure does not have to be inherently sexual. In fact, we can experience pleasure in everyday experiences while staying in touch with our sensual selves. Consider trying the following activities while being mindful of the sensations that arise in your body: Connecting to nature: Enjoy the birds … Read More

Creating Your Erotic Practice Space

River DroseraSelf Pleasure, Somatic Sex Education2 Comments

Creating a spot or altar somewhere that’s intentionally and specifically devoted to your erotic practice and self-pleasure rituals is a profound gift to yourself. This sacred area helps to make your practice as sustainable as possible.  Not only that, but taking the time to set this space up can be a fun way to check in with yourself about your desires for your pleasure practice, and it’s a step toward prioritizing and fulfilling them. You can make a space in your house or bedroom, or … Read More