I have been quite busy lately with lots of projects in the works and trainings, which I'm excited to share with all of you in the near future. But today I wanted to share about how important and healing it can be to have someone be with you. When I say "be with" I mean … Continue reading Being with
A wonderful video about Cuddle Party and Cuddlist as a way to address toxic masculinity. Check it out! Both are great places to learn how to hear no and respect boundaries and find mutual yeses. Practicing active consent is an important part of deconstructing toxic masculinity.
The third article in my weekly series for Cuddlist on Disability & Chronic Illness: Addressing Ableism. Check out the post here on Facebook! Contents also copied below. Today I want to talk a bit about invisible disabilities. You may be wondering, what is an invisible disability? The Invisible Disabilities Association defines it as “a … Continue reading Addressing Ableism Cuddlist Series- Invisible Disabilities
The second article in my weekly series for Cuddlist on Disability & Chronic Illness: Addressing Ableism. Check out the post here on Facebook! Contents also copied below. Hi Cuddlist Community, Today I wanted to start unpacking the concepts of ableism and accessibility. For people who have never experienced disability or having a chronic illness … Continue reading Addressing Ableism Cuddlist Series: Ableism and Accessibility
Saying yes to having a Cuddlist session is saying yes to letting yourself receive - something that can be really hard for some of us! Check out this beautifully written article "Stretching the Receiving Muscle". Know: "It takes what I like to call vulnerabravery to receive. For the person with a lifelong habit of contraction … Continue reading Receiving
This is the first article in a weekly series I've been invited to do for Cuddlist. I'll be sharing information every Tuesday about chronic illnesses, disabilities, and addressing ableism to better serve clients and have a greater understanding of these topics. Check out the post here on Facebook! Contents also copied below. Hello Cuddlists … Continue reading My new series on Addressing Ableism for Cuddlist – Article #1
In this video "Cuddlist Chronicles: Feeling Worthy to Receive Touch, Feedback from a Woman", fellow Cuddlist Janet Trevino shares notes from a female client she worked with and speaks so eloquently and emotionally openly as to the value of this work - the need for this work. In particular, this video addresses the importance of … Continue reading An amazing video from fellow Cuddlist Janet Trevino