Self consent day 3: finding no

The instructions for the third day are a lot like the second, but for your ‘no’ list. Have a look at your ‘no’ list and pick something from the list that is a definite no, but without too much emotional baggage.  Write a short account of what the thing is that makes you want to … Continue reading Self consent day 3: finding no

Self consent day 2: finding yes

Don’t forget to find somewhere that you can be reasonably relaxed, this is a writing task so something to write on/with is also useful. If you like to meditate you can do so before working on today’s task, otherwise taking a deep breath or two might help you to relax.  Take a look at your ‘yes’ … Continue reading Self consent day 2: finding yes

Self consent day 1: yes and no lists

Yesterday I gave a short introduction to self consent.  Today I'm starting a week-long series of exercises on how to recognise your own sense of yes and no in your body. Everyone has a different experience of emotions in their body.  There is no one place that anger, happiness, love, gratitude or stress sit within … Continue reading Self consent day 1: yes and no lists

Self consent: an introduction

Self consent, at its heart, is about treating your needs, desires and limits with respect. It is about being curious about yourself, and making choices that express your authentic self. It is central to learning to have a consensual relationship with others because it embeds consensual practice in your life and all your interactions. I … Continue reading Self consent: an introduction