Body Image

Ever Feel Pressured To Act How People Expect You To Act?

Its easy to feel obligated to meet people's expectations. How do you get around that so you can be self-expressed? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Cathy: There's theories in sociology that I've actually ... I believe that are real because I've felt them, but we sometimes behave according to how we think other people think we should behave. Reid: What's that called? Cathy: [...]

By | 2016-01-07T09:02:19+00:00 May 13, 2016|Body Image, Energy, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

How Do I Know If My Partner Is Faking It?

How do you know if your partner had orgasm? We all have faked orgasm before, it's true, we do sometimes. What you want to start doing is start talking to each other about the kind of sex that you like. What gets you off, what doesn't get you off, when you're not having the sex. Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and find out more about [...]

By | 2016-01-04T12:42:41+00:00 June 26, 2015|Body Image, Dating, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame, Touch|

How Much Does Body Image Effect Social Status

Does conventional beauty give you more status? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: Where are we Cathy? Cathy: We are in New Mexico. Reid: Why are we in New Mexico? Cathy: We're driving to Albuquerque. Reid: New Mexico. Cathy: Yes. Reid: We're in the right state. Cathy: Yes. Reid: Excellent. That's a good sign. I'm Reid Mihalko, from http://ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: I'm Cathy Vartuli from http://TheIntimacyDojo.com. [...]

By | 2016-01-07T09:26:14+00:00 June 11, 2015|Body Image|

How Can I Receive Compliments Better?

Receiving compliments can be a challenge. How can you make it easier to accept compliments? A lot of people, especially women, are taught not to receive them very well. We're taught that if we say "Oh, thank you," that that will be kind of prideful or selfish - that we should not receive compliments. But it does hurt when you say something genuine to someone and they reject it. Join [...]

By | 2016-01-05T09:18:16+00:00 May 13, 2015|Body Image, Flirting, Shame|

When Does Taking Care Of Yourself Become Selfish or Hedonism?

Hedonism has gotten a bad slant, like people use the word to mean something negative. But looking for pleasure or happiness is not necessarily a bad thing. You need to be selfish in life - you actually need to take care of yourself first. Hear relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com talk about when does taking care of yourself drop into selfishness or hedonism. Cathy: Someone wrote in and asked, [...]

By | 2015-12-23T12:33:20+00:00 February 24, 2015|Body Image, Energy, Relationship Skills|

Building Self-Esteem to Overcome Shyness

If you want to get out there and build more connections, make friends, find romantic partners, self-esteem and self-confidence are key. Join Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they discuss powerful steps to building self-esteem! Cathy: Hi, everyone.  I'm Cathy Vartuli from http://TheIntimacyDojo.com. Reid: I'm Reid Mihalko from http://ReidAboutSex.com.  I was feeling a little not confident there. Cathy: Oh, so you're vamping a little bit. Reid: [...]

By | 2016-01-06T10:12:08+00:00 July 4, 2014|Body Image|

The Cleavage Dilemma

Have you ever had someone stare at your cleavage? Or have you had trouble tearing your eyes away from someone's boobs? Join Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they discuss The Cleavage Dilemma! Reid:  Hi, I'm Reid Mihalko from http://ReidAboutSex.com and this is Cathy Vartuli from http://TheIntimacyDojo.com.  Today we're going to talk about cleavage. Cathy: [Laughs]. Reid:  Actually, I'm bringing the camera down because I want to show off [...]

By | 2016-01-07T09:34:45+00:00 June 26, 2014|Body Image, Dating, Flirting|

Sexual Preferences and Body Image

Do you ever find yourself being attracted to aspects of people that you think you shouldn't like? Or not being attracted to people you think you should like? Join Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they discuss preferences, attraction, and image! Cathy: Today we're talking about body preference and body image.  A lot of people think that you have to like what's PC, and our bodies don't [...]

By | 2016-01-07T09:27:27+00:00 June 24, 2014|Body Image, Dating, Shame|

Dealing with People Who Shame You About Body Image and Size

Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Ashley Manta from http://www.AshleyManta.com talk about body image and how to deal with people who use shame to try to "fix" you. Cathy: Hey everyone we are talking about how we can interact with people who are trying to be helpful and giving us advice and suggestions on body image when really they are more shaming and less encouraging than we would like. I'm Cathy [...]

By | 2016-01-07T09:30:17+00:00 June 20, 2014|Body Image, Dating, Relationship Skills, Shame|

Body Image and Sexuality

How you view and connect with your body can strongly effect how you express your sexuality (and whether you express it at all). Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Ashley Manta from http://AshleyManta.com talk about body image and how you can improve yours to improve your sex life! Cathy: Hello, we’re talking about body image now and about how we view our body has an amazing impact on positive and negative [...]

By | 2016-01-07T09:31:55+00:00 June 15, 2014|Body Image, Dating, Shame|