The Pleasure For Health Podcast
Ask Ailsa - what do you say when someone asks - What do you want in bed?

Ask Ailsa - what do you say when someone asks - What do you want in bed?

October 11, 2021

How do you answer the question, 'what do you want in bed'? Sometimes learning about our arousal and desires takes some work. Join me for a discussion and a guided exercise to discover what turns you on and what doesn't. 

How do we make choices?

How do we make choices?

September 28, 2021

Making a choice can be complex. Which part of us is in the driver's seat? What are our motivations and desires? Are we in integrity or do we have conflicting wants? When we take time to explore how we make choices and which part of ourselves is making the choice, we can become aware and really take responsibility for our choices in our relationships. 

Why should I hire a Sex and Intimacy coach?

Why should I hire a Sex and Intimacy coach?

September 11, 2021

We can learn everything these days, from building a chicken coop to writing a book, but learning about Sex or Relationships is still a taboo thing. Why would we want to hire a sex coach and how should we value this type of learning? 

How do we create consensual agreements around Covid in our relationships?

How do we create consensual agreements around Covid in our relationships?

September 4, 2021

These days there is much to negotiate in our intimate relationships. We're all still in a state of fight or flight, making us more susceptible to arguments and generally feeling more stressed out which only makes these fights harder to navigate. People are discussing important topics like how to navigate Covid and health related issues, as well as socializing, mask wearing and other important social questions right now. Let's look at this from the lens of consent and how to negotiate a consensual agreement that can work for both parties. 

Shame and its effects on intimacy

Shame and its effects on intimacy

August 16, 2021

Shame is a self-absorbed, self-centred and isolating experience so how do we show up to our intimate relationships if we hold a lot of shame in our bodies? How can we work to shift this Shame experience that often leads to a fight or flight response because we feel our relational bonds are threatened. If we stay in shame we are profoundly unable to engage in a healthy attachment with people around us. 

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How do the stages of grief inform our relationships?

How do the stages of grief inform our relationships?

July 23, 2021

Grieving goes through a cycle: denial, pain, anger, depression, upward turn and working through and finally hope. How does this play out in our intimate relationships and how can we more consciously work with these stages to build more intimacy. 

Ask Ailsa - has the pandemic isolation made you afraid of touch and connection?

Ask Ailsa - has the pandemic isolation made you afraid of touch and connection?

July 6, 2021

How can we get our nervous system back on track and feeling 'safe enough' to reach out and connect with people again after so much collective stress? Join me for some tips on re-starting your ventral vagal system to find pleasure and contact. 

Self care in relationships

Self care in relationships

July 2, 2021

How can we balance self care and relationships? Listen to find out. 

the art of being a good listener

the art of being a good listener

June 22, 2021

listening is the ability to accurately receive and interpret messages in the communication process. The skill of listening underpins all positive human relationships. 

What kind of commitment can you expect in your new relationships?

What kind of commitment can you expect in your new relationships?

June 15, 2021

Commitment is a touchy subject for people in new relationships. Let's talk about what we can realistically expect on the commitment front. 

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