18 :: Jealousy Jealousy Jealousy with Kathy Labriola

 Episode Description:

Do you feel scared and anxious when you meet people who you think are prettier, more successful or sexier than you? Worried that your partner might like them better than you?

What do you do when you see that your partner has been liking sexy pictures of an ex on social media?

and….

How do you let go of the past and past hurts and deceits to be fully present in your current relationship?

Kathy Labriola and I are diving into that ohhhh sooo uncomfortable emotion of Jealousy and how we can navigate the feelings that Jealousy stirs up within us so that we can have more powerful relationships with ourselves, our lovers, and our partners.

Kathy is sharing her tips and tricks for redefining our relationship to Jealousy in episode 18 of Ignite Intimacy!

Kathy Labriola– BIO

Kakathy-labriolathy Labriola is a nurse, counselor, and hypnotherapist in private practice in Berkeley, California. She provides affordable mental health services to alternative communities. A card-carrying bisexual and polyamorist for over 40 years, Kathy is a political activist and community organizer. She is extra crunchy, lives in a housing cooperative, rides a bike, and raises chickens and organic vegetables.

Get Kathy’s Jealousy Workbook here: https://www.amazon.com/Jealousy-Workbook-Exercises-Insights-Relationships/dp/0937609633

Contact her at: (510) 841-5307

anarchofeminist@yahoo.com

www.kathylabriola.com

17 :: Inviting Desire, Sex & Intimacy Communication Tips with Walker Thornton

Episode Description: Struggle with communication in the bedroom or in your relationship(s) in general? Wish you knew how to express your needs in a way that won’t turn your partner off or have them feeling insecure and sensitive about their ability to (or not to) pleasure you? Feeling disconnected from your sex drive in middle age and need to reignite the juiciest parts of yourself?! Well… we’ve got some super awesome tricks and tips for you. Author Walker Thornton is on a mission to create a group of sexuality awakened individuals. Walker Thornton – BIO Walker Thornton is a sex educator, speaker, and sexual health writer. Her mission is to help women embrace their sexuality in a way that feels comfortable at each stage of life. Her writing has appeared on the American Sexual Health Association website, Huffington Post, Better After 50, Senior Planet, and other sites. She is the Sexual Health Columnist for Midlife Boulevard and writes about midlife sexuality at Kinkly.com. Walker currently serves on the Sexuality and Aging Consortium of Widener University’s Leadership Committee. She has presented at the Sexuality and Aging Symposium, CatalystCon, and in other venues across the country. A former executive director of sexual assault … Continue reading

16 :: Making STD Disclosure Sexy with Adrial from The ‘H’ (Herpes) Opportunity

Episode Description: Have you or someone you know contracted an STD? Not sure when or HOW to disclose to new partners about your STD status? Sick of the stigmas around Herpes and other STD’s? Tired of potential partners (or current ones) not taking responsibility for their sexual health by NOT getting tested?! Then this episode of Ignite Intimacy is for you. Join the powerful and courageous Adrial, of H Opportunity, and I as we dive deep into the topics of STD’s, Herpes diagnosis’ and the POWER of Full Disclosure on Episode 16 of Ignite Intimacy!! We’re making disclosure sexy baby… This episode is really powerful and very personal for me. We’re going in on this one and honestly.. it’s an episode everyone should tune in for. Adrial – BIO Adrial specializes in helping people move through sexual shame into a full embrace of their lives. In his own life and from working with hundreds of people, he has seen how shame can cripple connection and intimacy. In his work with the herpes community through creating The Herpes Opportunity and in the broader application of relational practices, Adrial supports people in realizing that when they clear shame, they not only have more … Continue reading

Exhale the old and inhale the NEW with The Get Up Movement!

I’m curious… Are you in your YES or in your NO?! Or somewhere in between? Aside from being, by far, one of the most POWERFUL years I’ve had yet (not always easy, not always pretty, definitely far from comfortable 70% of the time), woweeeeeWOW… 2014 has been amazing!! Something that has become crystal clear this year is the difference between standing in my YES or fluctuating between YES & NO, allowing the NO to pull on me stronger than my YES. Is this making sense?! Here’s an example… At the top of the year, literally January 1st, I chose to do my first ever 21 day cleanse. I was all prepared, had a cleansing partner and was raring to go. Even though I was consciously choosing this cleanse, I was NOT in my YES about it!! I whined, complained, and felt sorry for myself because I ‘couldn’t’ have things that bring me comfort, that I enjoy etc. It completely impacted the whole experience for me and made it feel more like a drain as opposed to an uplift. I decided to do the cleanse again on November 1st because I wanted to clean up and clear out before I indulge … Continue reading

Want to create less anxiety and more positivity in your life?

Let me begin by taking a moment to celebrate this year… 2014 has been highly challenging, magical, synchronistic and heart and mind blowing in so many ways. This year Life is requiring me to step up and stretch in ways I’ve never stretched before. It’s been intense, awesomely amazing and a little bit of everything else! Can you relate?!! I’m so thankful that I’ve been filling my bucket with simple tools that I can use in challenging times, which remind me moment to moment to trust and surrender to the Divine Universal Flow. When I remember to use these tools (sometimes I conveniently forget), it’s truly amazing to be able to tap into a source of support, energy, and love that’s always here, and to acknowledge and trust my own divine knowing. I recorded this vlog to share a challenge I’ve been experiencing this summer, which I believe many of you can relate to. I’ve been struggling with ideas, feelings, perceptions, and anxiety around my physical appearance, which has directly affected my own self worth. Check out the video below to hear my story and how I’m moving from anxious to ACTIVATED, worried to ALIGNED and powerless to EMPOWERED! You know I LOVE to hear from … Continue reading

From Woe is Me to Empowered & Free!

This is a time of BIG SHIFTS… I know you can feel it! We’re dropping the old stories that keep us limited and coming into the awareness of who we truly be… free, empowered, amazing beings with infinite capabilities! I want to share with you another personal story and a telesummit you can access to make another powerful shift that will help you bring more happiness, possibility, and amazing co-creations into your life! I remember back a few years ago I was hustling hardcore through the Summer to develop new business for my consulting firm, all the while feeling ‘sorry for myself’ that I wasn’t ‘able’ to take a vacation like everyone else seemed to be doing. I was really in the ‘poor me’ story that’s been with me for a majority of my life. Can you relate to feeling like this? Looking at all of the people having fun, traveling, going to the beach and feeling totally left out and sorry for yourself? I definitely can… Then, after some bitching & complaining to just the right people (who of course held me accountable for being in my stuff!), I realized that I actually HAVE A CHOICE! How about that?! … Continue reading