Get in tune with your Body's Cosmic Concert
This month sees the publication of "The Healing Power of Pleasure", by Julia Paulette Hollenbery, a professional bodyworker, therapist and healer for over 25 years.
Taking readers through a step-by-step journey of healing and transformation, Julia explains how pleasure is all around us and explores seven easily accessible spiritual "medicines" or pathways to discover more sensual pleasure and delight in your body, relationships and way of being.
Seek the Joy - Interview Style Blog Series
In this article Joy Corner presents Julia to her interview-style blog series. To help you activate your sensual potential, trust your deep knowing, and embody your joy.
Discover more sensual pleasure and delight in your body, relationships, and way of being.
Seven Stages Of A Fulfilling, Intimate Relationship
Relationships are dynamic, chaotic and alive. They thrive when the wisdom of the wild goddess is included. Facing this truth helps us be appropriate and successful in navigating the ups and downs of relational terrain.
Watch for these seven stages of relationship to unfold as one soul learns to love another deeply and well.
Give in to the Hunger: Physical Connection, Pleasure & Awakening.
It’s summer 2021; let’s get physical.
We have all moved through the global event of the pandemic—intense shock, fear, and confusion. We are now finding ourselves reemerging after this big collective and individual process.
Finding Safety in Uncertainty: our Sensual Security System.
The intensity of the last year has pushed all of us into reexperiencing our fears and traumas and finding supportive survival strategies.
Now, as we are (hopefully) coming out of a pandemic, we are still in a healing process of adjustment, recalibration, and settling.
A Step-by-Step Journey into Sensuality to Rediscover the Delight that Lies Just Below the Surface of Everyday Experience
Hidden just below the surface of ordinary everyday reality lies an abundance of pleasure and delight. By learning to look beyond your daily challenges, to ease your stressed mind and body, you can rediscover the magic, mystery, sensuality, and joy that is possible in everyday life.
Taking you through a step-by-step sensual journey of healing and transformation, Julia Hollenbery explains how pleasure is all around us and explores seven easily accessible spiritual “medicines” or pathways to discover more sensual pleasure and delight in your body, relationships, and way of being. She details each of the seven medicines in depth: slowing down, embodying, deepening, relating, pleasure, power, and potency. For each medicine, she presents reflections, practical somatic and breathing exercises, prompting questions, meditations, and energetic transmissions to help you reconnect body, mind, and soul in an integrated way and reclaim your innate source of pleasure.
The Healing Power of Pleasure combines scientific fact with ancient spirituality, insight, humor, and poetry. A visionary call to action to inhabit our universe of pleasure, this book presents an invitation to reconnect with your body, realize the depth and web of relationships within which we live, and embrace the pleasure, power, and potency that arise when we look inward as well as confidently relate outward with the world around us.
About the Author:
Julia Paulette Hollenbery is a bodyworker, therapist, mystic, healer, and facilitator. For more than 25 years she has guided countless clients into deep confidence and self-authority. She is passionate about sharing her life-long love of the mystery, real sensual relationship, and the life of the body. Julia lives and works in London. www.UniverseOfDeliciousness.com
Advance Praise for The Healing Power of Pleasure
– Ya’Acov Darling Khan, shaman and author of Jaguar in the Body, Butterfly in the Heart
– Sarah Peyton, neuroscientist and author of Your Resonant Self and Your Resonant Self Workbook
– Sarah Rozenthuler, chartered psychologist and author of Powered by Purpose and How to Have Meaningful Conversations
– David R. Hamilton, Ph.D., scientist and author of I Heart Me: The Science of Self-Love
– Steve Nobel, spiritual coach, founder of Soul Matrix Healing, and author of The Enlightenment of Work, Personal Transitions, Starseeds, and Freeing The Spirit
– Malcolm Stern, psychotherapist, cofounder of Alternatives, and author of Slay Your Dragons with Compassion