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What Is Self Intimacy?

Are you curious about what is self-intimacy and how it can transform your life? Self-intimacy is the foundation of a fulfilling and authentic existence, a journey that begins within your own heart and mind. It's about cultivating a deep, compassionate connection with yourself, understanding and accepting your thoughts, feelings, desires, and experiences with open arms.

What is Eros?
Eros originates in the body. Rather than looking outside ourselves or looking to any set of rules to guide us, in Eros we look inwards because we recognize that all the wisdom we need to live a full and fulfilling life resides within us already. We just need to access it.
Sutras
64. Intimacy Is the Sweet Spot Between Merging ...
What we call merging might better be referred to as non-separation. There is a primordial element that is the seamless undergirding ... see more
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42. Intimacy with Fear
Fear befriended is desire; not the outgrowths of fear, but the force of fear itself. When we can know the texture, movement, and con... see more
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19. Intimacy Speaks to Us in Sensation
We ultimately seek four things in life: to love and be loved, to see and be seen, to know our purpose, and to feel connection. We ar... see more
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Art of Intimacy
Art of Intimacy
Cultivate intimacy with all aspects of life
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Art of Connection
Applying the principles of Orgasmic Meditation in your everyday life
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Art of Play
Play consciousness is the highest form of relating

Imagine being your own best friend, someone who is present with you in every moment, acknowledging and exploring your inner world without a hint of judgment or avoidance. That's what self-intimacy is all about. It's the art of being honest and vulnerable with yourself, the courage to face and embrace every aspect of who you are, even those parts that might seem daunting or uncomfortable at first glance.

Vulnerability and Self-Awareness

What is self-intimacy, if not the act of listening intently to your body and emotions? It's recognizing your personal needs and boundaries and nurturing a loving, respectful relationship with yourself. When you're self-intimate, you're in tune with your deepest needs, and you honor them. You give yourself permission to rest when tired, to express emotions without restraint, and to pursue your passions with zeal.

The path to self-intimacy requires a willingness to confront your true self and to be vulnerable. It's not always easy to look inward, but the rewards are immeasurable. With self-intimacy, you gain a greater sense of self-awareness and self-compassion. You learn to treat yourself with the same kindness and understanding that you would offer to a dear friend.

Impact on Life and Relationships

As you foster self-intimacy, you'll notice a shift in how you approach life. You'll make decisions that are more aligned with your true self, and you'll find greater joy in everyday moments. Your relationships will deepen because when you understand and love yourself, you can offer more to others.

Self-Intimacy's Role in Personal Growth

In a world that often pushes us to look outside for validation and fulfillment, self-intimacy brings the focus back to where it truly belongs – within. It's a powerful tool for personal growth, leading to a more authentic and satisfying life. So, take the time to explore the depths of your being, to get to know yourself on an intimate level. The journey to self-intimacy is one of the most rewarding adventures you'll ever embark on, and it starts with a simple question: What is self-intimacy to you?

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