My guest today has not been on The Entrepology Podcast since episode 20! Katrina Bos is an author and all-around wise woman.
Katrina is a mathematician by background and she is currently in Guadalupe having sold all of her life possessions as she travels around the world in search of the experience that happens when you surrender to the universe. I absolutely like the juxtaposition between the structure of a background in mathematics and the fluidity and flexibility that can happen when you start to integrate life’s lessons in a strategic way.
My conversation with Katrina is a long one — but there wasn’t one part of the podcast I could do away with — it was wisdom-bomb after wisdom-bomb! We talk about the journey that women go through as the student, the householder, the forest dweller, and the sage — as well as the importance of embracing and honouring each of these pieces in our evolution as wise women. We discuss her online course, the Radiant Woman; the idea of embracing feminine strength, acting out of our feminine wisdom, and listening to your deep wisdom; and so, so much more. I definitely recommend you listen in to this one!
[2:00] About today’s conversation!
[4:00] Welcoming Katrina Bos back to The Entrepology Podcast!
[4:36] Katrina re-introduces herself and takes us through her journey.
[8:33] From mathematician to free traveler: How and why Katrina did it.
[17:39] Katrina speaks on surrendering to the experience and how structure enables flexibility.
[19:27] Katrina explains the different phases of life a woman goes through (the student, the householder, the forest dweller, and the sage), and how she embraced her next phase in life.
[23:53] Megan’s recent experience that illustrates the general lack of consideration for the wisdom of individuals as they age.
[25:13] Katrina’s thoughts on the problem in our society about the lack of spiritual growth and what that means.
[30:18] Do men and women go through their phases of life differently? And how so?
[33:52] Embracing feminine strength, the wisdom of the woman, honoring your cycle, leveraging time, acting out of our feminine wisdom, and being vulnerable in your home.
[43:43] What started happening when Katrina began embracing and listening to her deep wisdom.
[49:03] About Katrina’s online course, the Radiant Woman.
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[58:24] Katrina’s key-performance indicators!
[1:07:31] Where to find Katrina online.
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More About Katrina Bos
Katrina Bos is a Canadian speaker, author, and spiritual wellness expert. After getting a Bachelor of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo — where she minored in philosophy and spirituality — Katrina moved on to the small-town life when she married a farmer and raised two children.
When she was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of the 1990s, she realized with the help of a guru that it was time for change. Ten years later, cancer-free, Katrina published her first book What if You Could Skip the Cancer? (2009), in which she talks about the changes she had to make that led to her miraculous recovery.
As her awareness and knowledge grew, Katrina developed an interest in Tantra. Her second book, Tantric Intimacy: Discover the Magic of True Connection (2017), redefines love, intimacy, and relationships and brings the world of sacred sexuality into our everyday lives.
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Today I sat down with Katrina Bos. Katrina is an author, a cancer survivor, a mother, a mathematician and a teacher of tantra. Tantra, as Katrina will explain, is not about yoga or sex or weird kinky things, it’s about connecting with people and finding a true state of intimacy. Our conversation was so interesting because it wasn’t just about sexuality or connection, it was about how we leverage these things to connect to who we are as women, and who we are as go-getters in this world. This interview is jam-packed with actionable information about finding ways to connect to yourself, truly loving yourself and ultimately being able to improve your ability to connect to the world.
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[2:55] Katrina found, or was led to, tantra ten years into her marriage.
[6:27] Through tantra Katrina learned what it really meant to be feminine.
[8:57] When we aren’t in survival mode, we have the time to nurture our intimate relationships.
[10:57] What is tantra, exactly?
[16:56] Where should you seek sexual mentorship? How can you teach your kids the right things about sex?
[22:00] Making love should be intuitive.
[23:24] When her kids were young Katrina decided that she would always be their safe place in the world.
[27:01] If you can’t be safe, and open, and loving, you can’t connect.
[29:19] Tantra is the opposite of porn.
[32:44] What is the first step to becoming tantric?
[38:07] To really make love you have to give up your plan and agenda.
[39:50] The brain can only do so much.
[41:19] Some sex is draining while some is energizing.
[43:56] Follow your intuition in relationships and business.
[47:24] Human beings are not linear systems, they are chaotic systems.
[48:52] Health is ease.
[53:38] Katrina does not have a consistent morning routine.
[53:49] Katrina is currently reading about Nikola Tesla.
[54:10] Katrina loves her latte with homemade almond milk.
[54:43] What does Katrina do for fun?
[54:49] Entrepreneurism isn’t for everyone.
Mentioned in This Episode:
“In North America we are so messed up sexually.”
“We lose touch with the feminine, and I think that’s why we burn out so easily.”
“We actually have the time and the space to be contemplative now.”
" Would you ever treat your partner the way you treat yourself?"
" Only in the quiet, do we have inspiration."
" If you can't be safe, open and loving, you can't connect. Energy doesn't lie."
" Intuition isn't just telling you what the next step is. It's telling you the truth about the present moment."
" While the world may throw you a thousand ideas at you, there is only one that is your reality."
MORE ABOUT KATRINA BOS
Katrina Bos has been studying and practicing Tantra for over 10 years… Her greatest AHA moment came when she realized that this was actually our natural ability… That we are designed to be THIS intimate and experience such incredible pleasure!! Her goal is to de-mystify this ancient teaching and share it with everyone!! Because it is truly how we are made… And we all deserve to feel that kind of pleasure, happiness and connection!! Katrina now lives in Toronto, teaches online courses through her school, Fusion Tantra and travels to teach all around the world. Her passion is teaching “grounded spirituality” and understanding and exploring exactly what we as humans are truly capable of.
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