Episode 5: A Conversation About Sexual Re(gu)lations: How Our Nervous Systems Play a Roll in Our Capacity to Sustain Safety, Arousal & Pleasure with Christin Henke

For today’s episode, I am joined by Christin Henke, somatic sex coach, pleasure activist, and trauma nerd. We talk about dealing with dissonant experiences, masturbatory shame, and getting into a space of regulation and safety in the nervous system. Christin also talks about “leaving your body”, how to self-assess, and get Christin’s word of wisdom.

Let’s delve in!

In this Episode You’ll Learn:
[07:32] Where do we start?
[18:31] Having “both, and” dissonant experiences.
[25:07] Masturbatory shame.
[33:09] Getting to regulation and safety in the nervous system.
[40:46] Using “leaving your body” in a positive way.
[44:22] How to self-assess.
[49:52] Christin’s one tool.

“Your body knows all of the factors that you can’t actually process in the moment because you’re overwhelmed.” [20:23]
“Masturbatory shame is my bread and butter.” [25:58]
“Sometimes working on things that are going to benefit your sex life are decidedly unsexy.” [37:31]
“Be all there, so that you’re not getting whipped back and forth between the past and present.” [54:59]

Christin’s Bio
Christin is a somatic sex coach, whose work focuses on body-based trauma resolution and sexual empowerment. She is passionate about helping women and femmes access the full rapture of live through healing their nervous systems and reclaiming their voice, body, and power. She is also the creator and host of the Nothing Confidential podcast.

Connect with Christin
Website: https://www.christinhenke.com
Instagram: @christin.henke

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Instagram: @thewright_rachel
Twitter: @thewrightrachel


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