God meets me: Pleasure, Fear, and Risk.

As I sit in my bed, listening to Heaven & Earth by Leslie Odom Jr., sipping coffee with homemade caramel and oat milk, and writing these words, I feel one overwhelming emotion: gratitude. I’m grateful. I can feel it in my bones. It’s a Sunday afternoon and I look...

Introducing Pleasure Picks!

Pleasure Picks are some of my feel-good favorites, each one chosen to stimulate my senses and help ground me into my body so I can be present in the moment. A Pleasure Pick can be a book, a blog post, a new recipe, a documentary, a song, a rainbow, and really,...

How The Pleasure Experiment Came to Be

Before I can start sharing alllllll of the exciting things I’ve been learning about myself, about Chicago, and about life, I want to set the scene. I don’t know about you, but I can really taste the sweetness of where I am today when I take the time to reflect on my...

Welcome to The Pleasure Experiment

Well, hello. I see you’ve made your way over to my cozy little corner of the internet streets.  Welcome. My name is Andra Renee, but you might know me as @haircousin on Instagram where I’ve talked about all things simple Natural hair care, tight curl education,...