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It's my pleasure : a revolutionary plan to free yourself from guilt and create the life you want, Maria Rodale and Maya Rodale

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It's my pleasure : a revolutionary plan to free yourself from guilt and create the life you want
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It's my pleasure
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a revolutionary plan to free yourself from guilt and create the life you want
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Maria Rodale and Maya Rodale
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It is my pleasure
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.R62 2005
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Contents
  • 1
  • 72
  • 7
  • Enjoy Your Body: Pleasure starts inside of you
  • 75
  • From shame and guilt to acceptance-Maria
  • 75
  • Bodily fictions-Maya
  • 77
  • Do it: Sleep naked
  • 79
  • 1
  • List: Bizarre customs from around the world
  • 80
  • In Her Own Voice: Eve Ensler
  • 82
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Eve Ensler-The vagina Lady
  • 82
  • 8
  • Find Your Voice: Pleasure knows that good girls speak up
  • 85
  • Voice of sobriety-Maria
  • Go to Your Room: Pleasure starts in the quiet of your own heart
  • 85
  • Say what you mean/mean what you say-Maya
  • 88
  • Do it: Catch yourself submerging your voice and then say it
  • 89
  • List: How to express yourself so you'll be heard
  • 90
  • In Her Own Voice: Lady Murasaki
  • 91
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Lady Murasaki-The first novelist
  • 7
  • 92
  • 9
  • Make a List of all the Things you Ever Wanted to do: Pleasure will take you to unexpected places
  • 94
  • Stop wishing and start doing. What did you want to be when you grew up?-Maria
  • 94
  • Things to do in life-Maya
  • 96
  • Do it: Write your obituary
  • 97
  • Pleasure of Sundays-Maria
  • List: Ten things to do before you die
  • 97
  • In Her Own Voice: Madonna
  • 98
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Madonna-Pop star, mother, actress, wife, businesswoman
  • 98
  • 10
  • Open Yourself up to the Universe: Pleasure will give you signs if you choose to look
  • 102
  • Prayer to the universe-Maria
  • 7
  • 102
  • Prayer for Penelope-Maya
  • 103
  • Do it: Ask for something, show your gratitude, and be open to the answer
  • 104
  • List: The best ways to talk to the universe
  • 105
  • In Her Own Voice: Margaret Fuller
  • 105
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Margaret Fuller-A tragic life lived in full
  • A bed/office/dining/living room of my own-Maya
  • 106
  • Section 2
  • Create the World Around You
  • 109
  • 11
  • Eat Alone in Restaurants: Pleasure can be served on a plate
  • 111
  • To serve or be served: Why something so simple is such a powerful first step-Maria
  • 111
  • Writing in restaurants-Maya
  • 10
  • 113
  • Do it: Eat alone in a restaurant
  • 114
  • List: How to get through eating alone your first few times
  • 115
  • In Her Own Voice: Ruth Reichl dines alone in Paris, from Comfort Me with Apples
  • 115
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: The story of Ruth (Reichl)
  • 116
  • 12
  • Do it: Be alone in your room for two uninterrupted hours
  • Give Yourself Permission: Pleasure wants you to act on your heart
  • 121
  • What's stopping me?-Maria
  • 121
  • Moving to Manhattan-Maya
  • 124
  • Do it: Write your mission statement
  • 125
  • List: Ten great women who have taken a stand ... or a seat
  • 126
  • 12
  • In Her Own Voice: Katherine Graham
  • 129
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Katherine Graham gives herself permission
  • 129
  • 13
  • Disarm Your Dragons: Finding pleasure is not always easy
  • 133
  • Dragon is me-Maria
  • 133
  • Growing up without a bio-dad-Maya
  • This book is about the power of stories to change your life
  • List: Top ten things to do alone in your room
  • 135
  • Do it: Pick your worst dragon and deal with it
  • 137
  • List: The best girl-power movies, myths, and fairy tales
  • 137
  • In Her Own Voice: Ann and Barry Ulanov in Cinderella and Her Sisters: On Envy and the Envied
  • 139
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Cinderella seizes the day and works her way to the top
  • 140
  • 14
  • 13
  • Live Life by Your Own Rules-Stop Playing the Game: Pleasure rewards the rule breakers
  • 142
  • "The Olympic champion of breaking the rules!"-Maria
  • 142
  • Unsuffering artist-Maya
  • 144
  • Do it: Come up with your own list of rules
  • 146
  • List: Rules that are meant to be broken
  • 146
  • In Her Own Voice: Georgia O'Keeffe
  • In Her Own Voice: Victoria Woodhull on love
  • 148
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Victoria Woodhull-From free love to true love
  • 149
  • 15
  • Learn to Say No (Now that You Have a Voice): Pleasure is up to you
  • 154
  • Just say no to sex, telemarketers, and your kids-Maria
  • 154
  • Knowing when to leave the party-Maya
  • 14
  • 156
  • Do it: Just say no
  • 157
  • List: The nicest ways of saying no without lying
  • 157
  • In Her Own Voice: Sojourner Truth
  • 158
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Sojourner Truth-Saying no to the status quo
  • 159
  • 16
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Power of Yes: Pleasure holds you alone responsible for your life
  • 161
  • My Halloween yes-Maria
  • 161
  • Sure, why not?-Maya
  • 163
  • Do It: Just say yes
  • 164
  • List: Things to which we usually say no, but should say yes
  • 165
  • 14
  • In Her Own Voice: Alice Waters
  • 165
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Alice Waters-Goddess of good food
  • 166
  • 17
  • Don't Be Afraid to Change Your Mind: Pleasure is forgiving
  • 170
  • From city girl to country girl-Maria
  • 170
  • Trials and tribulations of being a picky eater-Maya
  • 2
  • 172
  • Do It: Change your mind about something
  • 173
  • List: Mind-changing discoveries
  • 173
  • In Her Own Voice: Ayn Rand
  • 175
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Who is Dagny Taggart?
  • 176
  • 18
  • Use Your Fear as Your Guide: Pleasure may seem scary at first, but it doesn't bite
  • Delegate and Negotiate: Pleasure is not a tyrant or a martyr
  • 178
  • Man in the house-Maria
  • 178
  • Little Miss Dictator-Maya
  • 180
  • Do It: Make a list, divide and conquer
  • 181
  • List: Top ten reasons women don't get what they want
  • 182
  • 17
  • In Her Own Voice: Queen Elizabeth
  • 183
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Queen Elizabeth
  • 184
  • 19
  • Set Goals, Visualize Success, and Reward Yourself: There is pleasure in accomplishment; celebrate success
  • 187
  • Lily of the field-Maria
  • 187
  • Little things and my Miu Miu boots-Maya
  • Facing my faux fears-Maria
  • 189
  • Do It: Be your own CEO-Set a small goal and give yourself a small reward
  • 190
  • List: The best rewards for yourself
  • 191
  • In Their Own Voices: Venus and Serena Williams
  • 192
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Venus and Serena Williams-The winning sisters
  • 193
  • 20
  • xvii
  • 17
  • Expect Satisfaction. Ask for It: Pleasure believes that sex is good
  • 195
  • Swimming in the sea of love-Maria
  • 195
  • Best thirteen dollars I ever spent-Maya
  • 197
  • Do It: Ask for something you really want, or give it to yourself
  • 199
  • List: The best sources for girl toys, porn, erotica ... that sort of thing
  • 199
  • A life lived in fear Is a life half lived-Maya
  • In Her Own Voice: The Thunder, Perfect Mind-Shocking words from long ago
  • 200
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Inanna-The original sex goddess
  • 201
  • Section 3
  • Live the Life You Have Always Desired
  • 203
  • 21
  • Travel Alone: Pleasure and life begin and end alone
  • 205
  • 19
  • Grama and Nana went to Japan together and didn't speak to each other for twenty years. I go anywhere ... alone-Maria
  • 205
  • Become who you are-Maya
  • 207
  • Do It: Your first solo trip-How to do it and love it
  • 210
  • List: What to pack
  • 211
  • In Her Own Voice: Jane Digby, fearless traveler
  • 212
  • Do it: Make a list of your fears and tackle one of them
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Jane Digby-Adventuress and lover
  • 213
  • 22
  • Face the Dark Times: Pleasure has the power to heal
  • 216
  • Black moment-Maria
  • 216
  • Street smarts for women-Maya
  • 219
  • Do It: Eliminate the hate and violence in your life
  • 21
  • 220
  • List: Organizations that are there to help you now (from vday.org)
  • 221
  • In Her Own Voice: Nora Roberts-The best-selling author of all time
  • 221
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Nora Roberts runs out of chocolate in a snowstorm
  • 222
  • 23
  • Be Your Own Heroine: Going on your own heroic journey will bring you pleasure
  • 224
  • List: Things we thankfully don't have to be afraid of anymore, in the United States, anyway
  • Building a bridge to our future-Maria
  • 224
  • How to be a heroine-Maya
  • 226
  • Do It: Have a romance novel weekend
  • 228
  • List: Our favorite romance reading list-rated PG: Pleasure Guaranteed
  • 229
  • In Her Own Voice: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • 230
  • 22
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Elizabeth Cady Stanton-The woman who does it all and has it all
  • 231
  • 24
  • Think Pink: Pleasure enjoys the feminine
  • 233
  • It's OK to be a woman (pride in my chicken soup)-Maria
  • 233
  • Living the Barbie life-Maya
  • 235
  • Do It: Give yourself a girlie day
  • In Her Own Voice: Nancy Drew
  • 237
  • List: The natural talents of women according to Helen Fisher
  • 238 --
  • 24
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Nancy Drew, girl detective
  • How I tripped and stumbled on the path of pleasure-Maria
  • 25
  • 3
  • Be Curious: Pleasure appears when you search for it
  • 27
  • Tell me why-Maria
  • 27
  • Pandora's "box"-Maya
  • 30
  • Do it: Research something you are curious about
  • 32
  • xviii
  • List: The questions we asked ourselves which led to us writing this book
  • 33
  • In Her Own Voice: Dr. Helen Fisher
  • 33
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Helen Fisher, doctor of love
  • 34
  • 4
  • Discover What You Like and Don't Like: Pleasure is personal
  • 40
  • Long and torturous process of finding out-Maria
  • Driving down the highway of pleasure-Maya
  • 40
  • You don't have to like it. Just try it-Maya
  • 42
  • Do it: Make a list of everything you really like and really don't like
  • 43
  • List: Ten things worth trying
  • 44
  • In Her Own Voice: Veronica Franco
  • 46
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Veronica Franco-The sacred prostitute
  • xxv
  • 46
  • 5
  • Examine Your Religion: Pleasure is embedded in the roots of all religions, but threatened in the translation
  • 50
  • Losing my religion, finding my faith-Maria
  • 50
  • What's so funny about peace, love, and understanding-Maya
  • 53
  • Do it: Pretend you had to create your own religion
  • 55
  • Section 1
  • List: Six things religion got right
  • 56
  • In Her Own Voice: Riane Eisler
  • 57
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Riane Eisler, professor of pleasure
  • 58
  • 6
  • Understand Our Long and Illustrious Tradition: Pleasure is ancient
  • 63
  • How my paradigm changed-Maria
  • What's Your Pleasure? First, Find Yourself
  • 63
  • Taking off the corset-Maya
  • 66
  • Do it: Delve into our common history
  • 68
  • List: Seeing our holidays in a new light
  • 69
  • In Her Own Voice: Mary Magdalene
  • 71
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Mary Magdalene
  • 243
  • My life, the romantic comedy-Maya
  • 246
  • Do It: Write out the story of your life
  • 248
  • List: The Pleasure Revolution movie list
  • 248
  • In Her Own Voice: George Sand
  • 249
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: George Sand
  • In Her Own Voice: Eloise
  • 250
  • 26
  • Love What You Do: Pleasure wants you to be happy
  • 254
  • Stubling toward ecstasy (from "CEO" to writer)-Maria
  • 254
  • You can't quit the process-Maya
  • 256
  • Do It: Make a list of all that you love. Now make it your job
  • 257
  • 239
  • List: The evidence: Pleasure is good for you
  • 258
  • In Her Own Voice: Julia Quinn
  • 259
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Julia Quinn-The Harvard romance writer
  • 260
  • 27
  • Laugh a Lot: Pleasure has a sense of humor
  • 265
  • Why you need a sense of humor to survive in this world-Maria
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Kay Thompson, author of Eloise-Grace, elegance, and pizazz
  • 265
  • Laugh a lot-Maya
  • 267
  • Do It: Have a comedy weekend and see how it feels
  • 268
  • List: Words that souund dirty that aren't
  • 268
  • In Her Own Voice: Lucille Ball
  • 269
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Lucille Ball-She broke all the rules and made 'em laugh
  • 240
  • 270
  • 28
  • Believe in the Power of Love: Pleasure has provided you with the only tool you will ever need to protect you on your journey
  • 273
  • True love-Maria
  • 273
  • My prayer is a pop song-Maya
  • 275
  • Do It: Spread the seeds of love
  • 278
  • 25
  • List: Soundtrack to the Pleasure Revolution
  • 278
  • In Her Own Voice: Carol Gilligan
  • 280
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Carol Gilligan-The Birth of Pleasure
  • 280
  • 29
  • Live Each Age to its Fullest: Pleasure knows no age
  • 285
  • Bare your belly at twenty, wear big jewelry after forty-Maria
  • If Your Life Were a Novel: Pleasure wants you to create your own story
  • 285
  • Joy of being twenty-Maya
  • 287
  • Do It: Define your decades and decide what you want to be in each one
  • 288
  • List: How to be a hoyden
  • 288
  • In Her Own Voice: Beatrice Wood, from her book Playing Chess with the Heart, Beatrice Wood at 100
  • 289
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Beatrice Wood-105 years of creative passion
  • 243
  • 289
  • 30
  • Believe in Happy Endings: Pleasure is a path of optimism and hope
  • 292
  • All the little happy endings-Maria
  • 292
  • All the happy endings-Maya
  • 294
  • Do It: Create your own happy ending: what would it look like?
  • 295
  • My life, the romance novel-Maria
  • List: The ingredients for a happy ending
  • 295
  • In Her Own Voice: Maria Von Trapp
  • 296
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Maria Von Trapp-Climbed every mountain, while singing
  • 296
Control code
ocm58423251
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxix, 318 pages
Isbn
9780743270816
Lccn
2005040625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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646.7 R611 ; P ; XX-N ; C0605BT1 (GV).
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It's my pleasure : a revolutionary plan to free yourself from guilt and create the life you want, Maria Rodale and Maya Rodale
Publication
Copyright
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1
  • 72
  • 7
  • Enjoy Your Body: Pleasure starts inside of you
  • 75
  • From shame and guilt to acceptance-Maria
  • 75
  • Bodily fictions-Maya
  • 77
  • Do it: Sleep naked
  • 79
  • 1
  • List: Bizarre customs from around the world
  • 80
  • In Her Own Voice: Eve Ensler
  • 82
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Eve Ensler-The vagina Lady
  • 82
  • 8
  • Find Your Voice: Pleasure knows that good girls speak up
  • 85
  • Voice of sobriety-Maria
  • Go to Your Room: Pleasure starts in the quiet of your own heart
  • 85
  • Say what you mean/mean what you say-Maya
  • 88
  • Do it: Catch yourself submerging your voice and then say it
  • 89
  • List: How to express yourself so you'll be heard
  • 90
  • In Her Own Voice: Lady Murasaki
  • 91
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Lady Murasaki-The first novelist
  • 7
  • 92
  • 9
  • Make a List of all the Things you Ever Wanted to do: Pleasure will take you to unexpected places
  • 94
  • Stop wishing and start doing. What did you want to be when you grew up?-Maria
  • 94
  • Things to do in life-Maya
  • 96
  • Do it: Write your obituary
  • 97
  • Pleasure of Sundays-Maria
  • List: Ten things to do before you die
  • 97
  • In Her Own Voice: Madonna
  • 98
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Madonna-Pop star, mother, actress, wife, businesswoman
  • 98
  • 10
  • Open Yourself up to the Universe: Pleasure will give you signs if you choose to look
  • 102
  • Prayer to the universe-Maria
  • 7
  • 102
  • Prayer for Penelope-Maya
  • 103
  • Do it: Ask for something, show your gratitude, and be open to the answer
  • 104
  • List: The best ways to talk to the universe
  • 105
  • In Her Own Voice: Margaret Fuller
  • 105
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Margaret Fuller-A tragic life lived in full
  • A bed/office/dining/living room of my own-Maya
  • 106
  • Section 2
  • Create the World Around You
  • 109
  • 11
  • Eat Alone in Restaurants: Pleasure can be served on a plate
  • 111
  • To serve or be served: Why something so simple is such a powerful first step-Maria
  • 111
  • Writing in restaurants-Maya
  • 10
  • 113
  • Do it: Eat alone in a restaurant
  • 114
  • List: How to get through eating alone your first few times
  • 115
  • In Her Own Voice: Ruth Reichl dines alone in Paris, from Comfort Me with Apples
  • 115
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: The story of Ruth (Reichl)
  • 116
  • 12
  • Do it: Be alone in your room for two uninterrupted hours
  • Give Yourself Permission: Pleasure wants you to act on your heart
  • 121
  • What's stopping me?-Maria
  • 121
  • Moving to Manhattan-Maya
  • 124
  • Do it: Write your mission statement
  • 125
  • List: Ten great women who have taken a stand ... or a seat
  • 126
  • 12
  • In Her Own Voice: Katherine Graham
  • 129
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Katherine Graham gives herself permission
  • 129
  • 13
  • Disarm Your Dragons: Finding pleasure is not always easy
  • 133
  • Dragon is me-Maria
  • 133
  • Growing up without a bio-dad-Maya
  • This book is about the power of stories to change your life
  • List: Top ten things to do alone in your room
  • 135
  • Do it: Pick your worst dragon and deal with it
  • 137
  • List: The best girl-power movies, myths, and fairy tales
  • 137
  • In Her Own Voice: Ann and Barry Ulanov in Cinderella and Her Sisters: On Envy and the Envied
  • 139
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Cinderella seizes the day and works her way to the top
  • 140
  • 14
  • 13
  • Live Life by Your Own Rules-Stop Playing the Game: Pleasure rewards the rule breakers
  • 142
  • "The Olympic champion of breaking the rules!"-Maria
  • 142
  • Unsuffering artist-Maya
  • 144
  • Do it: Come up with your own list of rules
  • 146
  • List: Rules that are meant to be broken
  • 146
  • In Her Own Voice: Georgia O'Keeffe
  • In Her Own Voice: Victoria Woodhull on love
  • 148
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Victoria Woodhull-From free love to true love
  • 149
  • 15
  • Learn to Say No (Now that You Have a Voice): Pleasure is up to you
  • 154
  • Just say no to sex, telemarketers, and your kids-Maria
  • 154
  • Knowing when to leave the party-Maya
  • 14
  • 156
  • Do it: Just say no
  • 157
  • List: The nicest ways of saying no without lying
  • 157
  • In Her Own Voice: Sojourner Truth
  • 158
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Sojourner Truth-Saying no to the status quo
  • 159
  • 16
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Power of Yes: Pleasure holds you alone responsible for your life
  • 161
  • My Halloween yes-Maria
  • 161
  • Sure, why not?-Maya
  • 163
  • Do It: Just say yes
  • 164
  • List: Things to which we usually say no, but should say yes
  • 165
  • 14
  • In Her Own Voice: Alice Waters
  • 165
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Alice Waters-Goddess of good food
  • 166
  • 17
  • Don't Be Afraid to Change Your Mind: Pleasure is forgiving
  • 170
  • From city girl to country girl-Maria
  • 170
  • Trials and tribulations of being a picky eater-Maya
  • 2
  • 172
  • Do It: Change your mind about something
  • 173
  • List: Mind-changing discoveries
  • 173
  • In Her Own Voice: Ayn Rand
  • 175
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Who is Dagny Taggart?
  • 176
  • 18
  • Use Your Fear as Your Guide: Pleasure may seem scary at first, but it doesn't bite
  • Delegate and Negotiate: Pleasure is not a tyrant or a martyr
  • 178
  • Man in the house-Maria
  • 178
  • Little Miss Dictator-Maya
  • 180
  • Do It: Make a list, divide and conquer
  • 181
  • List: Top ten reasons women don't get what they want
  • 182
  • 17
  • In Her Own Voice: Queen Elizabeth
  • 183
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Queen Elizabeth
  • 184
  • 19
  • Set Goals, Visualize Success, and Reward Yourself: There is pleasure in accomplishment; celebrate success
  • 187
  • Lily of the field-Maria
  • 187
  • Little things and my Miu Miu boots-Maya
  • Facing my faux fears-Maria
  • 189
  • Do It: Be your own CEO-Set a small goal and give yourself a small reward
  • 190
  • List: The best rewards for yourself
  • 191
  • In Their Own Voices: Venus and Serena Williams
  • 192
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Venus and Serena Williams-The winning sisters
  • 193
  • 20
  • xvii
  • 17
  • Expect Satisfaction. Ask for It: Pleasure believes that sex is good
  • 195
  • Swimming in the sea of love-Maria
  • 195
  • Best thirteen dollars I ever spent-Maya
  • 197
  • Do It: Ask for something you really want, or give it to yourself
  • 199
  • List: The best sources for girl toys, porn, erotica ... that sort of thing
  • 199
  • A life lived in fear Is a life half lived-Maya
  • In Her Own Voice: The Thunder, Perfect Mind-Shocking words from long ago
  • 200
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Inanna-The original sex goddess
  • 201
  • Section 3
  • Live the Life You Have Always Desired
  • 203
  • 21
  • Travel Alone: Pleasure and life begin and end alone
  • 205
  • 19
  • Grama and Nana went to Japan together and didn't speak to each other for twenty years. I go anywhere ... alone-Maria
  • 205
  • Become who you are-Maya
  • 207
  • Do It: Your first solo trip-How to do it and love it
  • 210
  • List: What to pack
  • 211
  • In Her Own Voice: Jane Digby, fearless traveler
  • 212
  • Do it: Make a list of your fears and tackle one of them
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Jane Digby-Adventuress and lover
  • 213
  • 22
  • Face the Dark Times: Pleasure has the power to heal
  • 216
  • Black moment-Maria
  • 216
  • Street smarts for women-Maya
  • 219
  • Do It: Eliminate the hate and violence in your life
  • 21
  • 220
  • List: Organizations that are there to help you now (from vday.org)
  • 221
  • In Her Own Voice: Nora Roberts-The best-selling author of all time
  • 221
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Nora Roberts runs out of chocolate in a snowstorm
  • 222
  • 23
  • Be Your Own Heroine: Going on your own heroic journey will bring you pleasure
  • 224
  • List: Things we thankfully don't have to be afraid of anymore, in the United States, anyway
  • Building a bridge to our future-Maria
  • 224
  • How to be a heroine-Maya
  • 226
  • Do It: Have a romance novel weekend
  • 228
  • List: Our favorite romance reading list-rated PG: Pleasure Guaranteed
  • 229
  • In Her Own Voice: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • 230
  • 22
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Elizabeth Cady Stanton-The woman who does it all and has it all
  • 231
  • 24
  • Think Pink: Pleasure enjoys the feminine
  • 233
  • It's OK to be a woman (pride in my chicken soup)-Maria
  • 233
  • Living the Barbie life-Maya
  • 235
  • Do It: Give yourself a girlie day
  • In Her Own Voice: Nancy Drew
  • 237
  • List: The natural talents of women according to Helen Fisher
  • 238 --
  • 24
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Nancy Drew, girl detective
  • How I tripped and stumbled on the path of pleasure-Maria
  • 25
  • 3
  • Be Curious: Pleasure appears when you search for it
  • 27
  • Tell me why-Maria
  • 27
  • Pandora's "box"-Maya
  • 30
  • Do it: Research something you are curious about
  • 32
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  • List: The questions we asked ourselves which led to us writing this book
  • 33
  • In Her Own Voice: Dr. Helen Fisher
  • 33
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Helen Fisher, doctor of love
  • 34
  • 4
  • Discover What You Like and Don't Like: Pleasure is personal
  • 40
  • Long and torturous process of finding out-Maria
  • Driving down the highway of pleasure-Maya
  • 40
  • You don't have to like it. Just try it-Maya
  • 42
  • Do it: Make a list of everything you really like and really don't like
  • 43
  • List: Ten things worth trying
  • 44
  • In Her Own Voice: Veronica Franco
  • 46
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Veronica Franco-The sacred prostitute
  • xxv
  • 46
  • 5
  • Examine Your Religion: Pleasure is embedded in the roots of all religions, but threatened in the translation
  • 50
  • Losing my religion, finding my faith-Maria
  • 50
  • What's so funny about peace, love, and understanding-Maya
  • 53
  • Do it: Pretend you had to create your own religion
  • 55
  • Section 1
  • List: Six things religion got right
  • 56
  • In Her Own Voice: Riane Eisler
  • 57
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Riane Eisler, professor of pleasure
  • 58
  • 6
  • Understand Our Long and Illustrious Tradition: Pleasure is ancient
  • 63
  • How my paradigm changed-Maria
  • What's Your Pleasure? First, Find Yourself
  • 63
  • Taking off the corset-Maya
  • 66
  • Do it: Delve into our common history
  • 68
  • List: Seeing our holidays in a new light
  • 69
  • In Her Own Voice: Mary Magdalene
  • 71
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Mary Magdalene
  • 243
  • My life, the romantic comedy-Maya
  • 246
  • Do It: Write out the story of your life
  • 248
  • List: The Pleasure Revolution movie list
  • 248
  • In Her Own Voice: George Sand
  • 249
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: George Sand
  • In Her Own Voice: Eloise
  • 250
  • 26
  • Love What You Do: Pleasure wants you to be happy
  • 254
  • Stubling toward ecstasy (from "CEO" to writer)-Maria
  • 254
  • You can't quit the process-Maya
  • 256
  • Do It: Make a list of all that you love. Now make it your job
  • 257
  • 239
  • List: The evidence: Pleasure is good for you
  • 258
  • In Her Own Voice: Julia Quinn
  • 259
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Julia Quinn-The Harvard romance writer
  • 260
  • 27
  • Laugh a Lot: Pleasure has a sense of humor
  • 265
  • Why you need a sense of humor to survive in this world-Maria
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Kay Thompson, author of Eloise-Grace, elegance, and pizazz
  • 265
  • Laugh a lot-Maya
  • 267
  • Do It: Have a comedy weekend and see how it feels
  • 268
  • List: Words that souund dirty that aren't
  • 268
  • In Her Own Voice: Lucille Ball
  • 269
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Lucille Ball-She broke all the rules and made 'em laugh
  • 240
  • 270
  • 28
  • Believe in the Power of Love: Pleasure has provided you with the only tool you will ever need to protect you on your journey
  • 273
  • True love-Maria
  • 273
  • My prayer is a pop song-Maya
  • 275
  • Do It: Spread the seeds of love
  • 278
  • 25
  • List: Soundtrack to the Pleasure Revolution
  • 278
  • In Her Own Voice: Carol Gilligan
  • 280
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Carol Gilligan-The Birth of Pleasure
  • 280
  • 29
  • Live Each Age to its Fullest: Pleasure knows no age
  • 285
  • Bare your belly at twenty, wear big jewelry after forty-Maria
  • If Your Life Were a Novel: Pleasure wants you to create your own story
  • 285
  • Joy of being twenty-Maya
  • 287
  • Do It: Define your decades and decide what you want to be in each one
  • 288
  • List: How to be a hoyden
  • 288
  • In Her Own Voice: Beatrice Wood, from her book Playing Chess with the Heart, Beatrice Wood at 100
  • 289
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Beatrice Wood-105 years of creative passion
  • 243
  • 289
  • 30
  • Believe in Happy Endings: Pleasure is a path of optimism and hope
  • 292
  • All the little happy endings-Maria
  • 292
  • All the happy endings-Maya
  • 294
  • Do It: Create your own happy ending: what would it look like?
  • 295
  • My life, the romance novel-Maria
  • List: The ingredients for a happy ending
  • 295
  • In Her Own Voice: Maria Von Trapp
  • 296
  • Pleasure Revolutionary: Maria Von Trapp-Climbed every mountain, while singing
  • 296
Control code
ocm58423251
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxix, 318 pages
Isbn
9780743270816
Lccn
2005040625
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
646.7 R611 ; P ; XX-N ; C0605BT1 (GV).
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58423251
  • (Sirsi) o58423251

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