Exercises To Do Together
by Al Link and Pala Copeland


The soul exists beyond time and space, beyond life and death of the body. For the soul, death is merely a doorway from one place to another, not something to fear and avoid. But while we are in a body we are loath to think about leaving it. This simple exercise is a way for you to bring the subject of death gently into your consciousness without raising fear, so that death becomes a valuable advisor. No one gets out of life alive. As the realization dawns that someday you too will die, you find a powerful motivation to live now. By focusing on what you want, you will feel truly alive.

This very simple exercise helps you quickly identify some things which matter to you but which you might never have previously given yourself permission to strive for.

Time for Exercise: five minutes

Properties Required: none


Each partner simply completes this sentence at least once or any number of times: "Once before I die…"


It is not required as part of the exercise that you do anything with your statements of desire. But once a desire has been spoken out loud, it has been given life, and you might be surprised at how you begin to mobilize your resources to move toward full realization of your desire. You might also be astonished at how quickly the universe comes to your assistance.

Author's Bio: 

Al Link and Pala Copeland own and operate 4 Freedoms Relationship Tantra. They regularly host lover’s romantic weekends near Ottawa Canada, and weeklong retreats in exotic locations. For more information call toll free from Canada or USA: 1-800-684-5308 International long distance: 1-819-689-5308. Visit their websites, and their blog Ask About Love and Sex or send email: They have four books published including Soul Sex: Tantra for Two, New Page, 2003; The Complete Idiot's Guide to Supercharged Kama Sutra, Penguin, 2007; Sensual Love Secrets for Couples: The Four Freedoms Body, Heart, Mind and Soul, Llewellyn 2007; Tantra Step by Step: 28 Days to Ecstasy, Llewellyn 2007.

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