Sex Is Medicine ~ Intimate conversations about sexuality, spirituality, PLEASURE, and personal growth

Sex Is Medicine ~ Intimate conversations about sexuality, spirituality, PLEASURE, and personal growth

Sex Is Medicine is a one-hour sexual wellness podcast that explores the connection between sexuality and spirituality, pleasure, and personal growth with an emphasis on how each of these factors impacts the health and wellness of our body, mind, and soul! Tune in every Thursday evening at 7 pm Pacific to get answers to YOUR questions about all things sexual, explore the inherent connection between sexuality and spirituality, and learn some of the most practical and effective tools for healing body, mind, and sex. Join thousands of listeners and tune in to new episodes of Sex Is Medicine Podcast EVERY THURSDAY evening at 7 pm Pacific on Contact Talk Radio Network. Find out more at www.deviwardtantra.com

Episodes

October 29, 2021 58 min
Join Devi Ward Erickson and her panel of certified Experts for the final episode of 2021!
Devi and her crew answer listeners questions about:
* Keeping and maintaining and erection with new partners
* How to find time to practice Tantra
* The reality of wet dreams
* Why Gspot vibrators are a SCAM
Join us for the last episode of the season and make sure to subscribe to Sex Is Medicine in iTunes, Spotify, and Youtube
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There are many articles written about “toxic masculinity”, but how does “healthy masculinity” show up? And in a culture rooted in largely toxic values with very little pleasure and connection-based sex education available, how do cisgender men learn how to be healthy, loving, compassionate, and EMPOWERED Men?


Join Devi Ward Erickson and Certified Sex Educator, Kristopher Lovestone as they discuss his new book Conscious C*ck: The Emp...
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October 15, 2021 50 min
How do you integrate the practice of Tantra without absorbing potentially harmful cis-heteronormative narratives?
This episode is for radical anti-assimilationists, those who want to get past the trauma stories of linen pants, and those who know enlightenment doesn't happen by turning a blind eye to pain, suffering, and the oppressed.
Join Devi Ward Erickson and her guest TK as they discuss Queering Tantra and what that looks lik...
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How does one go from being a Catholic Nun to a sexually empowered Tantrika? In this episode of Sex Is Medicine, Devi speaks with Certified Sexologist and Certified Authentic Tantra Practitioner, Laurie McCraken about her extraordinary journey from Catholic Nun, to Body Sex Practitioner, to Tibetan 5 Element Tantric Healer.
This episode is a MUST for those starting their journey of sexual healing and wanting inspiration, direction, a...
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October 1, 2021 58 min
Join Devi Ward Erickson and Relationship Coach and practitioner of ​​​​Kashmir Shaivism, Mel Cassidy, as they discuss the historical roots of Neo-Tantra in the West.
In this episode, find out:
*The importance of lineage in authentic Tantra
*The signs and symptoms of not practicing Tantra within a lineage
*The sinister roots of Neo-Tantra
*How “sex magick” started as ritualistic abuse of underage boys and girls and how it is NOT in any w...
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Relationships can often bring up our deepest and most challenging wounds. Because of cultural “norms” polyamorous and ethically non-monogamous relationships can bring even more challenges to navigate. So how and where can we learn to “ride the waves” of relationship and transform those potential breakdowns into profoundly healing breakthroughs?
Join Devi Ward Erickson, and sexual liberation extraordinaire, Brittany Policastro @s...
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Join Devi Ward Erickson and her team of ACS Certified Sexologists for another episode of “Ask A Sexologist” as they discuss troubleshooting your tantra practice and embodying spiritual sex. In this episode find out:

*Tantra Tips for helping Trans women cultivate their sexual charge
*Lasting longer and the 4 stages of becoming multi-orgasmic
*Taoist exercises for increasing erection
*How to heal sexual trauma with spiritual practice
*How...
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Breasts are symbolic of nourishment, sustenance, and quite literally, life itself. Breasts can also be a source of orgasm and pleasure for those who own and enjoy them.
Join Devi Ward Erickson and Certified Sexologist, Davia Frost as they discuss how to awaken the power and glory of breast orgasms!
Find out:
*How to cultivate self-love with breast massage
*How to create a “Breast Love” ritual for yourself
*The physiological AND psycholo...
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Our ability to give, receive, and respond to pleasure is largely dictated by our sense of emotional and physical well-being. From a very basic physiological perspective, if you don’t feel safe – physically, emotionally, or psychologically – your sexual function simply doesn’t function. Or, certainly not as well as it could/should. There are a LOT of stressors in our Western lifestyle that can impact our sexual experience, many of w...
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Have you ever wondered how to get your sexy back and feel good in the process? Between work, the kids and their activities, and taking care of your aging parents, you fall into bed exhausted every night. You remember a time when sex was the best thing ever, but now, you can take it or leave it. If you know there is more to life and love but just don’t know how to achieve it, then you’ve come to the right place!
Dr. Brandye Manigat, ...
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August 13, 2021 55 min
Join Devi Ward Erickson and her delightful team of Certified Sexperts: Karen of Explore The Art of Tantra, Rosie Bitts and Lucia Vasquez as they answer listener’s questions about:
Sexual fantasies - the good, the bad, and the consensual?
Can sexual chemistry be learned?
Can Tantra help reconnect after cheating?
Communicating your sexual desires with your partner
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Our biggest sex organ is our brain, and yet, being “in your head” can be an obstacle to your experience of pleasure. Dr. Heather Bartos shares her tips and tricks for getting out of your head and INTO your senses to rewire your brain for pleasure!
In this episode find out:
- What’s happening in the brain and nervous system during sex?
- How your beliefs about sex are wired into the brain by age 8!
- Why your prefrontal cortexes may be ...
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Join Devi and her guest, Lystra Sam as they discuss the healing power of women and a feminine-led society…
Find out:
*Why is Sisterhood important for healing?
*How does community play a role in healing?
*What role does community play in business?
*What does healthy feminine leadership look like and why is this the key to a new world order?
*What would a healthy, flourishing, female lead capitalist society look like?
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David Wraith studied sex education at the feet of “Bi-sexual white women”(Shouts out to Annie Sprinkle and Betty Dodson!). Now his mission is to inspire other Black men to embrace their full sexual selves by being a model for body love and sexual self-acceptance. From hosting clothing optional workshops, to educating the public about the 3 C’s of polyamory (communication, consent, and ???) David Wraith is a force to be reckoned wit...
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Join Devi Ward Erickson and her team of certified sexologists, Rosie Bitts, Sequieta Whitfield, Lucia Vasquez and Karen Craig of Explore The Art of Tantra as they answer YOUR questions about:
Anal pleasure and pegging
Discussing your sexual desires in partnership
Healing porn addiction with Tantra
Stoking the fire of your libido
How to have vaginal orgasms
Learn to use Sex As Medicine with this AASECT award winning show
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According to recent studies, approximately 91% of cis-gender women are unhappy with their bodies. I too have spent most of my life at war with my physical body, attempting to starve and “cleanse” it into an idealized concept of beauty that only 5% of the population represents.
But all that has changed for me recently. I no longer feel a need to punish my body for not conforming to Hollywood’s standards of beauty. I no longer need to...
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According to this week’s Sex Is Medicine guest, it's almost predictable that a woman will lose her interest for sex in a long-term relationship. Many women feel broken when that happens and start to believe that they're just not that sexual.
This week, Irene Fehr shares with Devi the four dangerous myths that women subscribe to that actually kill women's libido, why women's libidos are actually starving, and what we ...
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June 18, 2021 51 min
How important a role does sexual pleasure play in your life? Should the quality and quantity of your orgasms matter? Join Devi and author Steve Bodansky as they discuss the why and how of cultivating more pleasure and better orgasms!
Tune in to find out:
*The importance of orgasms for a happy healthy life.
*Techniques for increasing sexual pleasure
*Sexual communication skillz!
*Prioritizing YOUR pleasure as a giver
*The powerful energy ...
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How does diet affect sexual function? Can changing your diet improve your ability to experience pleasure? Join Devi Ward Erickson and acupuncturist and herbalist, Christine DeLozier, L.Ac.,as they discuss the role that your diet can play in supporting consistently great sex!

• The trifecta of great sex!
• How does diet affect our sex lives?
• How does diet affect women’s sexual function in particular?
• What if you already have good se...
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June 4, 2021 56 min
In this episode of Sex Is Medicine, Devi speaks with two highly accomplished male tantric practitioners, Vayne Thomas Jr and Brion Craig, both of whom have done the “work” to create a life of sexual and personal empowerment.
Tune in to find out:
What does “sexual empowerment” mean?
What does this look like for Black men specifically?
What are some of the obstacles Black men need to overcome?
The vital need for community in your healing ...
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