Opening to Intimacy –
That’s what Nicolai and I were calling these monthly events.
Twelve of us had spent all Sunday afternoon playing.
The day had been about letting in a bit of real connection and fun with others…
and dropping the patterns we habitually hide out in,
the ones we think keep us comfortable and safe,
but really just block everyday joy.
Walking like orangutans, bumping into one another for the sheer fun of it.
Playing with personal space and the edges of where we’re most comfortable.
We had just a few minutes left.
Time for one final exercise.
Actually as I created it, it became more like… a seduction.
A seduction with one.
You are your own closest intimate, aren’t you?
What if you treated yourself like you wish a lover would?
Taking in every touch as the gift it can be?
You see, in any particular moment, we rarely feel all that’s there.
We’re in a rush or preoccupied.
But when it comes to pleasure,
ANY kind of pleasure, I assure you…
it’s the subtlety and surprise that take us into those realms we most long for.
So… are you in?
go find some small delicious thing from your fridge or cupboard.
Or even better, close your eyes first and ask someone else to chose for you.
It can be anything, really. You’ll see. Click here to listen…
You can do this practice anytime, with virtually anything!
Try a pomegranate seed.
Or a slice of onion.
Perhaps gift someone you adore the experience.
I promise, it’s very effective foreplay.
The question is –
just how willing are you to maximize your birthright of pleasure?
Or would you rather just fill your belly?