The Nourished Nervous System Podcast

Episode  50 - Exploring Non-Monogamy and Somatic Pleasure with Irene Morning

 Hosted by Kristen Timchak          

In this intimate and enlightening conversation, Irene Morning, a somatic pleasure coach and author of 'The Polyamory Paradox: Finding Your Confidence in Consensual Non-Monogamy,' shares her personal and professional journey. 

She discusses moving from yoga therapy to coaching individuals exploring non-monogamous relationships, the deep need for somatic support and embodiment work, and the impact of trauma on romantic and sexual exploration. 

Irene offers valuable insights on self-care, navigating conflict, and the role of pleasure in healing. Practical advice for those curious about non-monogamy and a simple daily action step to enhance pleasure are also featured.

In this Episode:

  • Exploring Self-Care Practices
  • The Complexity of Relationships
  •  Journey into Non-Monogamy
  • Navigating Complex PTSD and Non-Monogamy
  •  The Role of Pleasure in Healing
  •  Somatics and Relationship Dynamics
  •  Tips for Exploring Non-Monogamy

Connect with Irene:

IG:  @irene_morning

Irene's book,  The Polyamory Paradox, is a trauma-aware, body-based approach to navigating modern relationships, especially if you have a history of trauma.

It's written with examples primarily from non-monogamous contexts, but the tools and information in it are relevant to everyone.

It's available as a free download on her website: 


My resources:

Deep Rest Meditation

Nourished For Resilience Workbook

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