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Day 11 of the 30 Day Libido & Vitality Reset! 🔥
2 delish recipes (my FAVE choc mousse!!), TCM interview, self-pleasure guide, podcast eps and more.
"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." — Buddha
Happy Monday! As promised I’m here today to share some more inspiration for you on your libido & vitality reset journey this month ❤️
Before we begin though, a bit of housework. I’ve had some DM’s asking how this reset works, so I’m going to keep it simple:
Every Monday throughout September I will publish a Substack post with resources and a personal share. If you have the Substack app, you’ll be notified. You’ll also receive the post in an email.
If you’ve just joined us, you can find all archived posts here.
The entire reset is free. To be notified about new posts, make sure you subscribe to my Substack community below. I also recommending downloading the Substack app so you can take part in the Q&A’s on the chat feature!
Okay enough housekeeping, let’s get into the juicy stuff.
Here’s a little personal update from me via voice note this week …
HOW ARE YOU? How are you feeling? Challenges? Wins? Please share in the comments section, I’d love to hear from you and all is welcome ❤️
🎧 Audio Interview with Chinese Medicine Doctor, Tabitha Fennell.
Learn about how to increase vitality and libido the TCM way. This interview explores why our libido may be low, and explains how to build energy and increase vitality in a gentle way. Tabitha also speaks about her relationship with her husband and shares how they keep the intimacy and excitement alive after 30 + years together.
RAW CHOCOLATE MOUSSE
This is one of my favourite healthy treats. Sometimes I add coconut cream, too. And sprinkle cacao nibs on top for crunch. It’s SOOOOOO delicious!
½ ripe avocado
1 ripe banana
2 heaped tablespoons raw cacao powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Maple syrup (optional extra)
Pinch of sea salt (optional extra)
Double or triple ingredients if you want a decent batch (lol it won’t last long!)
It's super easy.... blend until creamy smooth with a hand blender.
And enjoy every bit!
Don't turn your back on it for a second 'though, otherwise, it might disappear!
SHREDDED BEEF BRISKET
This is also a family fave in our household - it’s easy ( I just throw it all in our slow cooker) and so delicious!
1.3-1.5kg of beef brisket
1 red onion roughly sliced
3 cloves garlic sliced
1 tin (400g diced tomatoes)
100g tomato paste
1 cup orange juice (250ml)
1 cup bone broth (250ml)
2 TBSP organic maple syrup
2 TBSP Worcestershire sauce (preservative and GF!)
Spice crust: Use whatever you like! I sprinkle generously with garlic powder, onion powder, sprinkle of cinnamon, sumac, smoked paprika - whatever your heart desires!
Preheat oven to 130c
In an oven proof casserole dish (about 4L), over a medium heat brown off your brisket on both sides, then allow to rest in a bowl to the side.
To the hot pan, add the garlic and onion and allow to caramelise and soften
Add the diced tomatoes, tomato paste, orange juice, bone broth, maple syrup and Worcestershire sauce. Then add your meat back in (the liquid should go about 2/3 of the way up the meat, allowing some of the meat to remain out of the liquid!)
Top the meat with your spices of choice
Place the lid on, and pop in the oven for around 6ish hours - until the meat is soft to touch and shreds easily!
Once soft, shred with two forks through the sauce
Totally optional, but if you have a lot of sauce I’d prefer it a bit thicker, turn the oven up to 180c and place the brisket back into the oven (lid off!) for about an hour until caramelised and delicious!!
Serve with beautiful mashed vegetables, in tacos, in a wrap, with rice, through pasta - the choices are endless!
I found this recipe over at Boob to Food. If you're looking for more awesome recipes, check out their website and IG @boobtofood.
Podcast 046: Self-Pleasure as a Sacred Ritual
Masturbation offers so many physical benefits, from easing menstrual cramps to reducing stress and anxiety and even promoting better sleep. These all contribute to improved overall health and vitality, boosting your daily libido! Creating a sacred space for self-pleasure enhances this ritual even further. In this podcast episode, I talk about setting up this sacred space and offer some practical tips to help you transform your self-pleasure practice into the loving connection you desire.
Listen directly below:
Podcast 138: Top Tips for Juicy Long Term Relationships, Plus Sex Dreams Unpacked! w/Tabitha Fennell
If you found Tabitha's wisdom in the above interview enjoyable, you'll love this fun podcast episode too! We explore so many interesting things like interpreting sex dreams about people other than your current partner, sustaining long-term relationships, navigating intimacy with young children, the benefits of regular therapy, how to avoid arguments, the concept of soulmates, handling jealousy towards your partner's friends, mismatched libidos, and much more!
Listen directly below:
GUIDE TO SELF-PLEASURE:
Here’s a great resource I created to support your self-pleasure exploration, expand your orgasmic energy, and deepen your connection to yourself. It's accessible to paid subscribers, and if you're currently a free subscriber, you can unlock it with a 7-day FREE trial. Enjoy!
If you're seeking extra inspiration to make this part of the month all about self-pleasure – whether that looks like enjoying your favourite activities, practising self-care and relaxation, or showing yourself some good loving, here's a special tool to help you out 😉. I like to keep my beautiful Rose Quartz Pleasure Wand on an altar in my bedroom, as a reminder of my sexual essence and erotic nature, something I carry with me in everything I do!
You can shop for the Juliet Pleasure Wand and enjoy a 15% discount by using the code 'LIBIDORESET' at checkout.
Lots and lots of love always,
P.S. This reset content is free, if you know of a friend of family member who’d love to join, share below :)
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