Sex Love Joy is a monthly interview-style podcast series hosted by Anaín Bjorkquist. She gets eclectic personalities to reveal intimate details about how they have created their own unique paths when it comes to all things Sex Love Joy. Listen in on these unfiltered, transparent, and authentic conversations that will help you embrace pleasure, explore sexuality and redefine your relationships.For more free resources and information about live events please visit: http://sexlovejoy.comCover photography by: http://www.inherimagephoto.com/
anais nin's sexuality revealed by her editor Paul Herron21/09/2015 Duration: 45min
In this episode of Sex Love Joy, Paul Herron reveals the truth about Anais Nin's sexual life, her jealousy and her relationship with her father. Paul reveals how the diaries came to be published and Rupert Pole's role in publishing the unexpurgated diaries. Paul also gets personal about how Anais Nin's life and writing changed his life.
telling true life sex tales on the page with Rachel Kramer Bussel10/09/2015 Duration: 35min
In this episode of Sex Love Joy, Rachel Kramer Bussel talks about what she looks for in erotic writing when she's editing anthologies. Rachel talks about how to use your real life tales in your erotica and sex writing. She also gets personal about how sharing her own life on the page has changed her and her life. And much more! Guest Bio: Rachel Kramer Bussel is the author of the personal essay collection Sex & Cupcakes and writes the Let’s Get It On sex column for Philadelphia City Paper. She has edited over fifty books of erotica, including Come Again: Sex Toy Erotica; The Big Book of Orgasms; The Big Book of Submission; Hungry for More; Anything for You: Erotica for Kinky Couples; Flying High; Lust in Latex; Baby Got Back: Anal Erotica; Gotta Have It; Orgasmic; Cheeky Spanking Stories; Bottoms Up; Spanked; Fast Girls; Do Not Disturb; Tasting Him; Tasting Her; Please, Sir; Please, Ma’am; He’s on Top; She’s on Top; Crossdressing, and is Best Bondage Erotica series editor. Her anthologies have won eight IPPY
Hasnaa's path from sensitive child to ascencion guide01/09/2015 Duration: 27min
Ascension guide Hasnaa shares details about her journey from sensitive child to becoming an ascension guide, why empath medicine is her jam, what raising her son has taught her about this path and her thoughts on self-care. Guest Bio: Raised by two parents who are spiritual teachers, Maryam Hasnaa At-Tauhidi has been immersed in a world of mysticism, ceremony and celebration since before she was born. She found her calling teaching others how to embody their higher self and their soul’s purpose. She is a alchemist who uses esoteric teachings about plants, flowers, and roots to create tools for divine attunement. She is an Ascension Guide who teaches nature based mysticism. Born an Empath and a clairsentient, she has learned the importance of living in alignment with one’s intuition and most authentic self. Maryam Hasnaa uses her abilities to remind people of the vibrational, energetic nature of this universe. The key elements of her teachings are based on her depth of knowledge and lived experiences within
sexual energy and calling your power back Hasnaa explains26/08/2015 Duration: 28min
Ascension guide Hasnaa shares her thoughts about sexual energy, misconceptions about soul mates, calling your power back and much more. Guest Bio: Raised by two parents who are spiritual teachers, Maryam Hasnaa At-Tauhidi has been immersed in a world of mysticism, ceremony and celebration since before she was born. She found her calling teaching others how to embody their higher self and their soul’s purpose. She is a alchemist who uses esoteric teachings about plants, flowers, and roots to create tools for divine attunement. She is an Ascension Guide who teaches nature based mysticism. Born an Empath and a clairsentient, she has learned the importance of living in alignment with one’s intuition and most authentic self. Maryam Hasnaa uses her abilities to remind people of the vibrational, energetic nature of this universe. The key elements of her teachings are based on her depth of knowledge and lived experiences within a diverse range of spiritual and wellness practices. She is an authority in metaphysics
how to nourish yourself & love life Jennifer Sterling explains10/07/2015 Duration: 29min
Holistic health and movement coach Jennifer Sterling explains all about how to nourish yourself at the table and away from it. She shares how her relationship to sensual movement helped her become more aware and feel more alive. She also talks about her experience as a mother and about her struggles with food allergies. If you are a woman that desires powerful intimacy, a blissful relationship with your body and pleasure in all areas of life, Jennifer and I invite you to join us for Nourish & Nosh. It is a feast for women that will take place September 26th in New York City. For all the details and to get your tickets please visit: http://j.mp/NYC-Sept26 Guest Bio: For years Jennifer struggled with how food owned her life, then she took control of not just her plate, but her passion. A once-upon-a-time bakery owner with a background in movement and dance, she helps women create mindful lives. Connect with Jennifer at http://jennifersterling.com
women will always out love men Mo Beasley explains29/06/2015 Duration: 31min
In this episode of Sex Love Joy, Mo Beasley talks about his experiences as a performance poet, educator and the creator of the showcase Mo Beasley's Urban Erotika. Mo also shares his theory about how and why women love more than men, plus, he gives men some great advice on how to truly please women.
do arousing pheromones work? Jacqui Chowaiki explains20/06/2015 Duration: 20min
In this episode of Sex Love Joy, Jacqui Chowaiki explains what pheromones are and talks about how they work. She also shares her experience and advice for women entrepreneurs. She talks about being in business with the man she loves and her hopes for her upcoming marriage. Jacqui Chowaiki is the Director of Marketing & Sales for Eye of Love. Eye of Love is an Arousing Pheromone Collection designed to give people an added advantage. Their unique formulations and pheromones are designed to be used daily whether your working, playing, or being intimate. Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Eyeoflovecollection Instagram:https://instagram.com/eyeoflove Twitter: https://twitter.com/Eyeoflove_ Website: www.eyeoflove.com
girl sex & sexual self-expression with Allison Moon06/04/2015 Duration: 43min
Sex educator and author Allison Moon talks with Anaín about her own sexual self-expression and giving others the permission to choose their own paths sexually & creatively. They also talk about falling in love when love shows up in an unexpected package. Allison shares her thoughts on the connection between eroticism and creativity. And they also chat about her book Girl Sex 101 and much more. Guest Bio: Allison Moon is the author of Girl Sex 101, the erotic memoir Bad Dyke, and the Tales of the Pack series of novels about lesbian werewolves. Both books in the series, Lunatic Fringe and Hungry Ghost, were nominated for Goldie Awards for lesbian fiction. Allison was a 2011 Lambda Literary Emerging LGBT Authors Fellow. Allison is also a sex educator who has presented her workshops– on strap-on sex, polyamory, sexual self-expression, erotica writing, and more– to thousands of people around the US and Canada. She lives in California with her partner. http://girlsex101.com
redefining love & womanhood with Lori Diaz03/04/2015 Duration: 39min
Fitness maven Lori Diaz talks with Anaín about what womanhood, love & wellness look like to her at almost forty & fabulous. She talks about the roles that honesty & sisterhood played in her life as she raised three daughters as a single mom. Plus, she reveals what is next in her journey now that her girls are all soon to be adults. Guest Bio: Lori Diaz was born in Brooklyn, NY & moved to CA five years ago. She is a single mother of three strong & confident teenaged daughters. She is a partner in a fitness studio in West Sacramento, CA. Dancing and volunteer work have always been her passions. www.westsaczumba.com
pleasure & intensity with Leela Sinha23/03/2015 Duration: 42min
Speaker, coach and consultant Leela Sinha talks with Anaín about all things pleasure. From pleasure being our first knowing and how clothes should feel to movement being pleasure and her desires that make her feel guilty. Towards the end she dives deep into the word intensive as a noun; a definition, way of living and coaching that she is developing. If you want more pleasure this episode gives you all the permission you need to attain it. Guest Bio: Leela loves pleasure and loves intensity, and thinks, like much of life, they are better together. She helps intensives thrive by claiming pleasure as their core and growing a life from there. She also loves mangoes, chocolate ganache, dancing in warm rain, swimming in the ocean, velvet, sandwashed silk, exquisite meals, long moonlit cuddles, trees, and connecting with people. Leela is available for coaching, consulting, workshops, and speaking. You can read more and sign up for her 30 day pleasure project at http://bodyofpleasure.com She can also be found a
rethinking relationships with Syn Delano16/03/2015 Duration: 41min
Entrepreneur Syn Delano talks with Anaín about how she always knew that traditional monogamous relationships weren't for her and how she's worked with her partner to create their own version of love & family. In this episode of Sex Love Joy Syn also shares her thoughts on no strings attached sex, honesty, loyalty, slut shaming and much much more.
sex work & comedic sex experiences with N'jaila Rhee26/02/2015 Duration: 51min
Journalist, podcaster and adult web model N'jaila Rhee talks with Anaín about her personal sexual experiences and as an adult web model. There is a lot of frank talk about sexuality in this episode so if that's not your thing skip this episode. Among the experiences N'jaila shares are the one time a bird attacked her during sex and another time that a guy had a heart attack. Anaín and N'jaila chat about experiences that came from being on Adult Friend Finder. N'jaila talks about the politics of showing your tits on the internet and strange porn laws. She explains to Anaín what a "blow bang" is. Plus, a tons more! This episode is very much about sex...but it is still very sweet, humorous and intimate at same time.
living your truth sexually & soulfully with Aida Manduley23/02/2015 Duration: 43min
Bilingual consultant, speaker, and sexuality educator Aida Manduley talks with Anaín about growing up in Puerto Rico and how that shaped her sexuality. She reveals how her parents were great about giving her information & education on the topics of puberty and anatomy but not the dynamics of sex. The quest for that led Aida to digital spaces which would help her find information and community. Aida talked about when & why to say yes and no. Aida also talks about how representation is important so that we all can dream and move the generations forward. She gets into her thoughts on the body positive & body love movements. And of course lots of talk about sex, love, joy... listen to hear it all.
body image & breaking rules with Hannah Danto-Dorafsha17/02/2015 Duration: 49min
Yoga teacher, self-love expert and the creator of Mama Body Love Hannah Danto-Dorafsha talks with Anaín about being good enough, body image, trashing the rules around food and eating, nourishing our bodies with movement and yoga, figuring out what works best for ourselves when it comes to clothing and style and what compelled Hannah to help other moms work through their self-doubt.
getting what you want & self-care with Miko Technogeisha06/02/2015 Duration: 52min
Writer, podcaster and educator Miko Technogeisha talks with Anaín about her journey from feeling stuck to becoming a popular writer. They also talk a lot about self-care and rocking your own sense of style as mothers. Miko and Anaín discuss how to communicate with your partner to get what you want in and out of the bedroom. They chat sex, love, hugs and much more. Guest Bio: Miko Technogeisha is a writer, researcher, educator and podcaster with an insatiable curiosity. No longer content to be a virtual voyeur, she is actively pursuing the life non-monogamous. She is managing editor for Life on the Swingset‘s website as well as a host on Life on the Swingset the podcast and The Kinky Geeks podcast. She also writes for several online publications about all aspects of non-monogamy, sexuality, and kink. She is an emissary for Sex Geekdom Chicago, a founding member of Sex Geekdom Los Angeles, volunteer support staff for Bawdy Storytelling and a volunteer panelist educator for the Center for Positive Sexuality. It
depression & relationships with Tasha Fierce31/01/2015 Duration: 39min
Black feminist writer Tasha Fierce talks with Anaín about feminism, ratchet feminism, depression, self-love as a revolutionary act, and love -lots of talk about love & sex!
creativity, marriage & more with GG Renee23/01/2015 Duration: 51min
Independent author, blogger and creativity coach GG Renee talks with Anaín about about how she came to do this work, quietude, her struggles with her mother, how being more of herself changed her relationship & how she parents, making mistakes and much more.
sacred sexuality & sensual dance with Rashida KhanBey15/01/2015 Duration: 41min
Sacred sexuality coach Rashida KhanBey talks with Anaín about sensual dance, sacred sexuality, Rashida's journey as both a QWOC & a Christian, the Sex Is A God Thing short film, learning how to feel emotions in our bodies and her Woman Untamed intensives.
music, sex & love with Candice Anitra09/01/2015 Duration: 42min
Singer-songwriter Candice Anitra talks with Anaín about music, self-acceptance, oneness, womanhood, sex, love and more.