58 min

Somatic Healing + Becoming Embodied w– Andrea Glik home—body podcast: conversations on astrology, intuition, creativity + healing

    • Spirituality

Somatic trauma therapist Andrea Glik explains why it isn’t helpful to pathologize everything about us, but it’s more important to increase our capacity for pleasure and presence. In this episode, Andrea walks us through attachment styles, the relationship between pain and pleasure and how lessons from kink can help us relate to more healthy sex. 
We discuss
How to identify the resources and tools you already haveUsing the breath as a neutral tool for somatic experienceWhere to start when “be here now” feels unsafeHow it is unhelpful to over pathologize and over diagnose experiencesThe relationship between pain and pleasureHow our capacity for pleasure can signify healingWorking through shame around pleasure, which can also be about worthinessLooking at attachment styles and how they affect relationshipsHow to cultivate your capacity and consciousness around pleasure in your lifeWhat kink has to teach us about communication, consent, play and body awarenessHow the earth holds so much pleasure for usLINKS
If you enjoyed the episode, check out —
Episode w— Langston Kahn
Episode w— Lindsay Mack
More about our guest —
Andrea's website
Andrea's IG
Mentioned in the episode —
Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, book by Peter Levine
Pleasure Activism, book by Adrienne Maree Brown
Wired for Love, book by Stan Tatkin
Come as You Are, book by Emily Nagoski
Anchored: How to Befriend Your Nervous System Using Polyvagal Theory, book by Deb Dana
Stay Connected — 
Subscribe to the home—body podcast wherever you get your listens.
join our free home—body Portal
Mary Grace’s website
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Somatic trauma therapist Andrea Glik explains why it isn’t helpful to pathologize everything about us, but it’s more important to increase our capacity for pleasure and presence. In this episode, Andrea walks us through attachment styles, the relationship between pain and pleasure and how lessons from kink can help us relate to more healthy sex. 
We discuss
How to identify the resources and tools you already haveUsing the breath as a neutral tool for somatic experienceWhere to start when “be here now” feels unsafeHow it is unhelpful to over pathologize and over diagnose experiencesThe relationship between pain and pleasureHow our capacity for pleasure can signify healingWorking through shame around pleasure, which can also be about worthinessLooking at attachment styles and how they affect relationshipsHow to cultivate your capacity and consciousness around pleasure in your lifeWhat kink has to teach us about communication, consent, play and body awarenessHow the earth holds so much pleasure for usLINKS
If you enjoyed the episode, check out —
Episode w— Langston Kahn
Episode w— Lindsay Mack
More about our guest —
Andrea's website
Andrea's IG
Mentioned in the episode —
Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, book by Peter Levine
Pleasure Activism, book by Adrienne Maree Brown
Wired for Love, book by Stan Tatkin
Come as You Are, book by Emily Nagoski
Anchored: How to Befriend Your Nervous System Using Polyvagal Theory, book by Deb Dana
Stay Connected — 
Subscribe to the home—body podcast wherever you get your listens.
join our free home—body Portal
Mary Grace’s website
Want to get on the mailing list for Living Systems? Sign up for messages hereSign up for Living Systems! At checkout, use the code EARTHLOVE to get $50 off

Support the show

58 min