All Posts by SoulBliss Academy

Why I Think Empowerment of Women Starts with Men

Empowerment of women

My daughter Maitri, who is 14 years old, was not very impressed with the notion of Women’s International Day and all the talks about equal rights and women’s empowerment. Every day she experiences one form or the other of male chauvinism, or of patriarchal or patronizing attitude towards herself or other girls/women. She also often experiences what she calls a collective hypocrisy of respecting the feminine, leading to a dis-empowerment of women.

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Awareness in Lovemaking: An Unexplored Aphrodisiac

Awareness in lovemaking

In the years we’ve been working with couples on issues related to love, intimacy and lovemaking both men and women have raised a common concern. Many of them are disappointed with the short-lived sexual quickies. Especially the women have expressed a desire for lovemaking that makes them feel more connected; where their partner is not rushing towards the goal of coming or trying to push her to reach an orgasm.

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Relax into lovemaking and become more alive, present and connected

Relax into lovemaking

Until a few years back I didn’t even think of lovemaking and relaxation in the same sentence. In fact, I used to believe that you should never be relaxed into lovemaking. To me, making love was all about speed, being dynamic and forceful. It was a mechanism to demonstrate my manliness, seek to give pleasure to my partner and myself, become a father to a child, and feed my biological need.

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Reaching out to the feminine 

Reaching out to the feminine

We seem to have forgotten the essential connection between the masculine and the feminine. Presence (which is the ultimate masculine energy), is continually fed information from our inner life, and the awareness of our inner life is strengthened by our presence. But if we never take the time to be present – because we’re too busy reaching the next goal, or meeting others expectations for us – how will we ever bring balance in our life?

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No Time for Intimacy? Here’s How to Change It.

No time for intimacy

Have you ever felt there weren’t enough hours in the day to fit in all the things you want to do? Do you compromise on the important stuff in life like intimacy, connection and a deep loving relation with your partner, only to find yourself doing things that actually doesn’t make you happy? If you want to go to bed at night feeling connected to your partner and feeling like it’s been a good, soulful and fulfilling day – even though it might have been a packed day, keep on reading.

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Are you running on autopilot? – 2 simple tips to say yes to you

Say yes to you

We were snuggling under a quilt in the sofa talking. It was way past midnight but luckily it wasn’t a school night, so I didn’t have to get up early next morning. Honestly, I never wanted the night to stop. I’d never felt so seen, heard and validated. I was 15—and although I didn’t exactly know what it was at the time, I was falling in love. My body seemed to come alive in a way I’d not experienced before.

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