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Season 3, Bonus Episode 1 – Season 3, Bonus Episode 1 – Importance of Self-connection in Intimacy with Gemma Nice

Season 3, Bonus Episode 1 – Season 3, Bonus Episode 1 – Importance of Self-connection in Intimacy with Gemma Nice

In this enlightening conversation, relationship coach Gemma Niece and I, Dr Mari Kovanen, delve into the challenges female leaders face in establishing and maintaining quality, intimate connections. 


We explore the impacts of high-achieving careers on personal relationships, discuss the importance of open communication, and offer valuable tips to enable personal and relationship healing. 


Gemma shares her personal journey and how yoga opened a new path for her in dealing with stress and relationships.


 We discuss common difficulties in being intimate when we’re always striving for more in our work. 


We round up the discussion with actionable suggestions for enhancing intimacy and achieving work-life balance. 


Yoga, breathwork, and candid conversations come out as key. This episode is loaded with rich insights and practical takeaways for fostering deeper connections, both with oneself and one’s partner.


Time stamps:

01:38 Gemma’s Background and Journey

07:53 Challenges of High Achieving Women in Relationships

11:58 Importance of Self-Care and Balance

14:04 Understanding Women’s Cycles and Its Impact

16:51 The Role of Communication in Relationships

25:16 Working with Clients: Process and Techniques


Gemma’s bio:

Gemma is an international $ex And Relationship Coach/Yoga

Coach For High Achieving Women – Teaching Women How

To Have Intimate, Loving And Healthy Relationships That

Last. Gemma and her husband Darren suffered with their

relationship after many years of trying and now have

overcome those factors and have been together for over 23

years. They suffered trauma through a miscarriage in 2012 but

once recovered it made their relationship stronger.

Gemma and her husband have 2 children. She is located just

outside of Brighton, England. And they love outdoor walks

and being in nature and love spending time together as a

family. Gemma and her husband backpacked around the

world for 7 months in 2006 to save their relationship.


Your social media handles:

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Website : https://www.gemmanice.com

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Insight Timer Meditation App -https://insighttimer.com/yogigemma



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It takes you through the 4-step process, Empowered Love Blueprint. 

Go from a frustrated and confused dater to feeling confident, empowered to set standards and set boundaries, and having clarity on the type of guy would be a good fit and how to recognise him. Dating is a skill and you will learn how to communicate what you want and need from day 1 of meeting someone. 

Apply for a  complimentary 30min consultation to talk about your dating situation and gain clarity on what is not working for you and how to change that. 



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Dr. Mari Kovanen

Conscious Dating Coach

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