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Pussy

A Reclamation
Written by: Regena Thomashauer
Narrated by: Regena Thomashauer
Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
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A New York Times best seller.

Get ready to encounter a book that will change your experience as a woman in a powerful new way. Author, educator, and School of Womanly Arts founder Regena Thomashauer has been working with women for the past 25 years, and what began as just a few women in her living room has since grown into a global movement with thousands of graduates worldwide.

In her newest book, Pussy: A Reclamation, you'll discover what no one taught you about the source of your feminine power and how to use it. It's no secret that women today are still undervalued at home, at work, and in relationships. Too many of us are at war with our bodies and disconnected from our truth.

See, we live in a culture that teaches us to turn off. To play small. To take care of everyone else first. To keep a lid on our dreams and a cork in our truth.

This book is written to reacquaint a woman with her own power source - which is the part of herself she has been taught to ignore, push down, and despise. Indeed, the word that most viscerally sums up that power is, as Regena puts it, "arguably the most powerful pejorative word in the English language". Like any expletive used effectively, the title of this book is meant to be a wake-up call. It is a reclamation in a world that desperately requires the feminine.

Here's what you'll learn:

  • The key practices required to seek and speak your deepest truth, no matter what
  • How to embody radical self-celebration and why it will change your life
  • How to end the war with your body - and, rather, see it for what it is: beautiful, sacred, powerful, and so, so worthy of approval
  • How to trade depletion, obligation, overwork, and resentment for gratitude-filled, passionate contribution to our families, communities, and society
  • Why a woman's sensual awareness is critical for her spiritual, intellectual, and emotional health
  • What's ahead on the next frontier of feminism - and how you can help make it happen
  • And oh, so much, much more

This provocative, groundbreaking book brings forth a whole new paradigm for women along with game-changing tools and practices to navigate any area of your life - relationships, career, body, confidence, sensuality, and more.

By turns earthy and erudite, passionately argued and laugh-out-loud funny, Pussy delivers the tools and practices a woman requires to do and be whatever she wants in this life. It's a call for her to tune in, turn on, and not drop out - but live more richly, fully, and lusciously than she ever thought she could.

There's a revolution afoot, and you're invited.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Regena Thomashauer (P)2017 Hay House

What the critics say

“Required reading for every woman who longs to step into her power and live with pleasure and purpose.” (Kris Carr, New York Times best-selling author)

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Pass on this one

I found the information redundant and the story boring. Additionally, her voice is extremely monotonous so avoid the audible version if possible. Better yet - save your time and avoid the book all together.

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too crude

I wholeheartedly agree with the general message of the book: it is time to reclaim, and, indeed, celebrate, female strength, sensitivity, sensuality and wisdom! Women have been stifled, willingly giving away their own power and voice, far, far too long. I found this book, however, too crude. There is actually a beauty in the message, but the crudeness of it and the harshness of the author's reading, takes away from the message. To me, this book is a perfect example of the phrase "You're screaming so loudly, no one can hear you".
The Sensuous is not loud, pleasure is not crude, feminine strength is much more refined than that. Too bad the author is so loud, figuratively speaking.
One other criticism is that the author does not address the interesting phenomenon that European women have not given away their power, confidence and sensuality to the same extent as we, North American women. I wonder why.
Audible, please, PLEASE, do not have authors read their own work. It is usually a monotone disaster. There is only one author who can actually read their own work that I have come across and that is, Barbara Kingsolver. I now will not buy a book that is read by its author. They can write, sometimes, but actors they are not.

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A passion cry for all radiant women!

If you are ready to step into your radiance and be the woman the world needs you to be, listen to this now.

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A gift to all women

Whether you have a pussy, you identify with one or you love one, this is a must read for all. Empowering, honest, practical, funny, positive and uplifting. Divine insight to connect with your own radiance, pleasure and step into your power as a woman and inspire other sister goddesses in turn. Couldn’t stop listening!

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THANK YOU!

So well written... and an even better experience in NYC!! Highly recommend this book for all women.

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excellent read for all women!

This book helped start a revolution within myself. I've never fully understood the power I held. Mama Gena breaks it down and simplifies it for you.
I think any woman who has ever doubted herself needs to read this to help reclaim her power and start fully standing in her own greatness.

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Essential education

This book is a must read and practice for all women and men. It's a key to a better world of relationships with self and others for women and for the men who love them. The book maps a plethora of tools women can use to make peace with their bodies, their emotions, their traumas, their pain and to find, enjoy, and experience pleasure on everything, every experience, every day. It's a magnificent manual to raise the level at which us women live, and a beautiful map for men to understand and love us .

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  • 2018-11-29

Pussy is Calling

Read the book. You’re reading this because She is awakening. Wake up to Her. Devine Book!

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So happy I found this book!!

This book is exactly what I need in my life right now. And every woman I know

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Thank you

Wonderful, empowering, waking! Every woman needs Pussy - A Reclamation....may we all find are "turn-on" our true radiance!

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  • Steff Doles
  • 2017-04-27

Hippy Trippy Dilight

Where does Pussy rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Well, I have quite of variety of kinds of books so it's apples and oranges but I would say that its overall conceptual impactfulness is top 10.

What other book might you compare Pussy to and why?

None, It's unique in my personal library.

Have you listened to any of Regena Thomashauer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Nope, never, but I probably will now, she makes me laugh and think, and then laugh at what I'm thinking about like "did she really just make me take that seriously?"

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Yes, both.

Any additional comments?

I liked the idea of this book but once I started I felt like "what is this hippy trippy sh*t?" I thought I was getting a historical perspective on feminism and female empowerment over the ages and instead I'm getting some tripe about the Goddess? Is this a joke? I'm a nerdy gal most of my books are informational, science, history, psychology, a little philosophy and so on... I was Not expecting this book to hit me with pussy juice marking of territory or sister Goddess Swamping(Akin to group dance therapy), But Actually, this book didn't suck.

What saved it was as I read I felt that although packaged in a way that I would never have gone for myself, this book tells its truth and it is a powerful one.

If you're like me and not super new age'y I would encourage you to look past the wrappings to the meat of this book, When she says "Sister Goddesses" you can think "The Squad" or your "Female Support Team". When she says Learn to be a "Courtesan" Think being your idea of a sexy badass female who is unapologetic about every aspect of herself.

And as the book goes on you may just catch yourself mentally calling yourself a Goddess because why the F*ck not? You are that awesome and WE DO RUN THE WORLD after all... You might find yourself choosing to be your personal ideal woman instead of the patriarchies version of Ladylike. Whatever/whoever your Ideal woman/Self may be, you can bring your Squad along for the laughs, tears, loves and losses, all bringing each other higher in support and love.

That's the message of this book. You are enough and so am I and when we rock out together we are so much more than just Enough and we then have the ability to share that greatness with others making the world a better and more Pussy friendly place.

So I recommend letting this book make you feel a little silly, sad, fierce, and fanciful, let it be the Hippy Trippy Delight that I found it to be.

ENJOY!

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  • verified user
  • 2017-03-29

I am so Happy and Grateful for this book

I've being waiting for this book since September, and finally a got to listen. this book is more than I expected.
Thank you Regena for it, I wish was more books like it out there, I loved, loved, loved every bit.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019-09-19

This is one of the best books I have ever read.

This book has changed my life. I recommended it to 7 of my closest sisters and friends before the book was even over. I want to give this book to every woman in the world. The emotions I feel are indescribable. I want to live this truth every day until the day I am dead and in the ground. If I recommend any book to anyone, it is this book. The passion that it inspires in me is incredible. I am so glad I found this book and I will give it to every woman I know.

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  • jessica d johnson
  • 2017-03-28

EVERY Woman needs to read/ hear this book!

Blown away. I cried my "truth tears" at the gym, in line at the DMV, on the beach and all over my home listening to this book. Mama Gena hits the very core essence of what the planet needs most right now to heal through the reclamation of pleasure, radiance and wholeness. I've been recommending this to everyone from my mother to the cute cashier at WholeFoods!

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  • Tippy
  • 2017-03-23

Empowering

This book is so amazing! it makes me proud to be a woman and gives me the tools to make the best put of being a woman!

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  • Rachel Coffman
  • 2019-10-07

Life Changing

I want to buy a million copies and give one to every girl I meet. What a treasure.

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  • Nathan Edwards
  • 2019-09-16

Warm Thank You from a man

The contents of this book, to me, answers the question “what do women want”. I’m 30 and have never been “clitorate” in my life. My current relationship of 2 years has recently been on hinges, but we are both binging on self help books and podcasts. We are both learning about ourselves individually, and then sharing. We also have stepped back from our sexual relationship into a foreplay only as we are still learning and going through this process. This is certainly the most beneficial self help book that I have ever read, followed by perhaps Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor E Frankyl.

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  • Kathryn Curtis
  • 2019-04-15

Woman... Listen... Be Heard and Fulfilled

This is by far the most rewarding piece I've ever had the pleasure of listening to. I will be purchasing a hard copy and buying the audiobook on iBooks. All of my research in self help and spirituality, from sacred geometry, to The Healing Love of the Tao, to Kemetic science, to witchcraft, to meditation, to reiki and everything in between... THIS is the culmination of it all. This is where it all begins and it all ends. This should be the necessary coming of age passage for ALL women.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2018-11-02

You don't yet know how much you need to read this,

and you may not until you have finished it. It's worth it, you are too.

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  • CLNYC
  • 2018-03-31

Just listen to it, this book could save the world.

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Just listen to it, this book could save the world. Sounds crazy -- and it took me a year of badgering by a friend to FINALLY get me to read it -- after I overcame my own limitations and social programming I listened to this book on a road trip to Key West - and cried for 9 hours. I had to pull over and stop to breathe it was THAT powerful. This book will awaken you to many things that you have forgotten, and teach you many things that you will never learn any place else. Bottom line - you can't cut yourself off from ANY part of your being and expect to have a full life full of love. If you don't read this book for yourself - read it for your daughters and sons.

What other book might you compare Pussy to and why?

it stands alone

If you could give Pussy a new subtitle, what would it be?

Self love will heal the world

Any additional comments?

Just do it.

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