While Valentine’s Day reminds us of romantic love, the concept of intimacy can be overlooked. Intimacy can be a profound and far-reaching lens through which we can understand the self, the power of creative expression, and participation and giving in community. Moreover, intimacy is an inspiring way of connecting these aspects of human experience.
Survival of the species depends on sex, so we have evolved to find intimate encounters pleasurable. But what is the role of sex in happiness and well-being, and why do…
Cassie Robinson, University of East London MAPP is a trained designer, social scientist, entrepreneur, and an awardee of the NESTA Creative Pioneer Programme. After gaining a First Class Honours Degree…