Love and Desire: The Juiciness of Passion at Work, Play, and at Home with Saida Désilets Ph.D. & Dr. Lissa Rankin

Original Air Date Wednesday, February 13, 2019

How often do we suppress our intrinsic desires only to follow the path laid out for us by society or religion? What if it is possible to fulfill ourselves and to feel intensely alive by simply allowing our internal guiding light to lead the way? And, what if our desire is the internal compass that leads us to our very own, precious destiny? Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with two authors who relish in subjects that border on the existential and divine. Dr. Saida Désilets describes the true nature of desire and how it guides our lives. And, Dr. Lissa Rankin explains how we all have an innate inner light that leads us to the eternal flame.


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Dr. Saida Désilets — Desire Makes Our World Go Round:
  • Saida describes six songs of desire and how they instigate all things. [2:02]
  • How humans can cultivate their own fulfillment. [5:48]
  • Saida invites us to marinate in our own essence. [13:44]
  • Getting to the root of our need to belong, emotional and spiritual crisis, and occupying our space. [17:30]

Saida Désilets, Ph.D. is an international advocate for conscious, integrated sexuality through the understanding of our Erotic Genius. After two decades of dedicated, embodied professional practice, Saida is the visionary spokesperson for the sexual sovereignty movement. After two decades of work with women on their sexuality and sensuality, a Ph.D., two books — plus one more on the way, and the development of a proven psycho-sexual method that is now being used in female medicine. 

Book: Desire

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Dr. Lissa Rankin — Tune Into Your Inner Pilot Light:
  • Our inner pilot light provides us with elemental consciousness, connects us with all life and guides us along our incredible journey [28:06]
  • Dr. Rankin’s book, The Daily Flame includes tools to help us open our hearts and to intimately embrace internal divinity. [34:24]
  • How a trauma loop can play throughout our entire life. [45:08]

Lissa Rankin was trained as a physician at Duke University, the University of South Florida, and Northwestern University. She left conventional medicine in 2007 and began seeing patients in her own mind-body practice. In 2010 she closed up shop to pursue writing, speaking and teaching full time.

Book: The Daily Flame: 365 Love Letters from Your Inner Pilot Light


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The Daily Flame Book
@LissaRankin on Twitter
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