Ashley Manta

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Hump Day High: Valentine’s Day Tips for Joy and Connection

‘Twas the night before Valentine’s, and all through the house … Just kidding. That would be some seriously cheesy nonsense.…
Health & Wellness

Hump Day High: Dispatches from January’s Biggest Adult Entertainment Events

January brought another busy month of trade shows. As you’ve probably learned by now, dear reader, January and July are…
Lifestyle

Hump Day High: A Romantic Getaway to a Dark Sky Community with the CannaSexual

“This is where they keep the stars,” my boyfriend whispered in my ear. His arms encircled me as I gazed…
Entertainment

Bodysex with Betty Dodson and Carlin Ross

Our resident CannaSexual, Ashley Manta, interviews Betty Dodson and Carlin Ross on their work in pioneering pleasure and women’s sexual…
Lifestyle

The CannaSexual Holiday Gift Guide: A Position for Every Occasion

If you waited until the last minute to go shopping for your lover this holiday season, never fear! Here are…
Health & Wellness

Hump Day High: The Wonderfully Hectic Life of an Entrepreneur

This past week was wonderful, draining, connective, chaotic, surprising, overwhelming and awe-inspiring. I’m in the midst of my first big…
Health & Wellness

Hump Day High: Finding Community On the Road

7,568. That’s how many miles I’ve traveled in the past two weeks. A Sex Week keynote speech at a small…
Health & Wellness

Hump Day High: Perspectives on Parenting with The Cannavist Mom

I recently had an enlightening conversation with Kaycee Lei Cuesta, creator of The Cannavist Mom. She has cultivated a dynamic…
Health & Wellness

Hump Day High: How Cannabis Can Free Us to Experience Pleasure

Would you ride a vibrating pleasure machine in public? Fully clothed, of course. Consent matters! I posed that question to…
Health & Wellness

Hump Day High: Using Cannabis As Part of My Grief Toolkit

Sorry (not sorry) for another heavy one, but it’s been an intense summer. This past week I had to help…
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