11 ‘rules’ of seduction (for the maverick soul)




True seduction is meeting the person where they already are, then leading them to a place where they didn’t know they wanted to go.

True seduction doesn’t involve pick-up lines. It is not one-size-fits-all.

True seduction involves the ability to see things from another person’s perspective, get inside their head, find points of genuine connection.

True seduction is about creating an experience for the other person that surprises and ultimately satisfies. Exploitation is about taking something from them, and ends in lack and regret.

Great storytelling is the best seduction of all.

Voltaire once said that the difference between conquest and seduction is that everybody wants, on some level, to be seduced.

True seduction involves the gift of artful and focused attention. We become what we see in others. We become what others see and call forth from deep in us.

True seduction involves a dance of ache and pleasure: it’s the power of contrast that makes us feel alive.

True seduction knows that there is an art to anticipation, and that every destination is part of a bigger journey.

True seduction is not about possession. It is about the ways we learn and know the world outside of ourselves. It is a slow descent through layers of mystery.

True seduction knows, and respects, that desire is subversive. Desire shows you who you are — and not what they told you to be.

Sep 12, 2014

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we truly resonate with your message and mission Justine and would love to speak with you! Creativity is incredibly important for the advancement of humankind. Please email me when you have a moment. In the meantime, I believe you will relate to these two pieces of media. Excited to speak with you.

The CREATIV Movement – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxuJVmIle_4

The Most Important Thing – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqI1F9rzj90


It is a slow descent through layers of mystery.

So glad I stopped here today. Thank you.
xo S


Being truly alive is an act of seduction. It means being open, receptive and curious about everything no matter how much it takes you out of your “comfort zone.”


True seduction knows, and respects…that desire is subversive. Desire shows you who you are – not what they told you to be. Far far far out. Desire is then the way to know ourselves. I Googled “expressing your shadow”. Your writing is dead on. Am currently trying to unravel for myself why, at the age of 48, i am acting like a teenager, with a crush on a guy who technically doesn’t even look like he used to anymore (of course).
But, unravelling why i’ve lost my equilibrium over someone i don’t personally know, and will probably never meet, has been a thoroughly fascinating process. He’s used to power of the shadow to great effect, and it’s got me on the road to find out.
Your writing and thinking is just…so perceptive.


Thank you for the seduction and for the passion, so resolute!


you nailed this


Just read your “passion” piece, followed by “seduction”. Turns out that is the correct order to read them in. For me.


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