Bliss Journal — Relationships

For the Conscious Rebel in all of us - 5 Minutes To Feeling Confident In Your Own Skin

For the Conscious Rebel in all of us - 5 Minutes To Feeling Confident In Your Own Skin

When you are naked how do you feel about that? Do you avoid it? Do you love it? For many, this can be an uncomfortable experience! It might bring up judgments, shame, embarrassment, discomfort, avoidance, fear, anxiety, or all of the above. A negative relationship with your own body is not an unusual thing and that can impact your sex life. How I hear you ask, well here are a few; You can be anxious about what a partner thinks when they see you naked. You could do everything in your power to make sure your partner doesn’t see your...

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Jodie West
Foreplay AKA The Entire Point Of Sex!

Foreplay AKA The Entire Point Of Sex!

Foreplay aka “the entire point of sex,” for most women is otherwise known as everything you do before intercourse. There is no right or wrong with what you get up to during this part of play, back massages, neck kisses, oral sex, fingering, spanking, dirty talk, or sexting before you get together. Foreplay is especially important for women to feel excited and turned on enough to enjoy penetrative sex. Without it, penetrative sex can be a whole world of uncomfortable or even painful. Yes, even with a quickie will have some kind of lead up. Foreplay as the lead up...

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Jodie West
5 Tips to Surviving Valentine’s Day in a New Relationship!

5 Tips to Surviving Valentine’s Day in a New Relationship!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, where did January go? I was asked how to approach Valentine’s day when a client had only just started a new relationship? How big or small do you go? It is easy to say why it can feel like a minefield when such a loaded holiday is fast approaching when you are still learning about each other in a new relationship. Here are a few quick tips for navigating the minefield. Talk About It Number one above all, talk about it. No matter the nature of your relationship, exclusive, no strings, poly in any...

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Jodie West
Tired of being too tired for sex

Tired of being too tired for sex

A: I think I need a holiday to get over my holiday, we have been non-stop. I thought having a holiday would mean I had energy for sex. Instead I feel like I am heading into the new year with work and I am still too tired to have sex. To be perfectly frank I am tired of being too tired for sex? Q: Does this sound familiar? It’s 10:30 at night. You’re exhausted. You have a long day behind you, and a long ahead of you tomorrow. You muster up the energy to get ready for bed sporting your...

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