AofA People: Jamie Catto

Jamie Catto is single-handedly funking up the personal development world with his no-holds-barred approach to diving into the shadows and the adventure of intimacy. He’s a bit of a one, to be frank. Formerly of Faithless and maybe still part of the innovative One Giant Leap.

WHERE DO YOU LIVE?
Oxfordshire

AGE?
47

TELL US WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE YOUR AGE?
Mentally and spiritually best and evolving enjoyable, physically odd, that aging and eyesight and wrinkles and grey hair are real, often surprised by that when looking in mirror

WHAT DO YOU HAVE NOW THAT YOU DIDN’T HAVE AT 25?
3 daughters, trust in surrender

WHAT ABOUT SEX?
I feel like a virgin at the moment, sex feels like the first time I’ve done it, I am a bit nervous but as I start a new chapter with possibly a new child and a new home I feel like a walk-in, like I’ve just inhabited this Jamie guy’s Life…

AND RELATIONSHIPS?
Heavenly genius wise woman Raisa, a real commitment to appreciation and letting in joy while facing and being impacted by Life’s challenges and triggers, using it all as a journey to more intimacy, even though sometimes explosive

HOW FREE DO YOU FEEL?
Very free on Earth, can go anywhere, talk to anyone, free as in enough food so far and shelter, that to me is luxury, abundance, just the basics covered – free from my mind? no but ever vigilant, amazing what negative shit it comes up with sometimes, got to notice that or it seems like truth

WHAT ARE YOU PROUD OF?
miraculously feeding the mouths from lovely music and films and workshops and mentoring

WHAT KEEPS YOU INSPIRED?
Raisa, driving along thinking of cool stuff, audiobooks, my imagination, Taoism

WHEN ARE YOU HAPPIEST?
When intimate

AND WHERE DOES YOUR CREATIVITY GO?
Everywhere

WHAT’S YOUR PHILOSOPHY OF LIVING?
Let go or be dragged (Tao)

AND DYING?
The reality of it makes the above essential

ARE YOU STILL DREAMING?
Yes, sometimes anxious sometimes hopeful

WHAT WAS A RECENT OUTRAGEOUS ACTION OF YOURS?
Moving house

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