Is Connecting With People a Skill That You Can Learn? – Sara Ness

Sara Ness | WHYLD Podcast Episode 31

Do you feel safe relating your authentic truth? “When I was in college, I got really interested in studying intentional living communities, co-ops, cohousing communes. […] A lot of what the co-ops would run into were these continuous communication problems. […] There were conflicts, they just wouldn’t get dealt with because no one knew how […]

Dad’s Advice on Living Your Best Asexual Life – Cody Daigle-Orians

Cody Daigle-Orians | WHYLD Podcast Episode 30

Is it okay to not want sex?   “I just thought I was a broken gay guy for 20 years.”   When Cody Daigle-Orians first posted a video on TikTok, outing himself as asexual, he immediately received hundreds of comments from young ace (asexual) people saying “Wow, I didn’t know ace adults existed!” He was […]

Skin Tales: Body Painting As Healing Art? – Kristen Zamora (Adams)

Kristen Zamora | WHYLD Podcast Episode 29

What if the most vulnerable parts of your story were painted on your skin? “An artist’s job is sometimes not to be popular. An artist’s job sometimes is just to create conversation where conversation is needed.” This can be a scary thought. We all navigate the sweet tension between wanting to be SEEN for who […]

A Family Sailing the Oceans for a Living – Brian Trautman

Brian Trautman and his daughter steering the sailing boat

A life happening on land, a vacation on a boat…   … we have heard of that option before. But who says it can’t be the other way round?  Former electrical engineer Brian Trautman figured an 18-month sabbatical at sea would get him over a “freakout about life” when he left shore in Seattle back […]

Sexing Out Loud. Own Your Pleasure – Alexa Bowditch

Alexa Bowditch | WHYLD Podcast Episode 26

Do you get the sex you want?   Oops, what a bucket-of-cold-water type of question. Especially for those of you who don’t usually find yourself in conversations about sex. Why should one even podcast about it? Well… I dare say, sex, love, and relationships are a vital part of everyone’s life. This applies in some […]