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7 10, 2016

Why I’ve Had Over 1,000 Pelvic Exams

By |October 7th, 2016|Advocacy, Education, Politics, PROJECTS, Sexual Politics & Culture|0 Comments

From 2001 to 2011, I had the distinctively unique position of teaching medical and nursing students, and occasionally residents, in every major medical institution in New York City how to give proper breast and pelvic exams. What made this work so unique was that I used my own body as a teaching tool to work [...]

16 09, 2016

The Vulvalution Must Be Televised!

By |September 16th, 2016|Advocacy, Education, Sexual Health|0 Comments

Every time I teach a group of women about their sexual bodies, genitals and pleasure, I am reminded how revolutionary it is (still) to talk about our bodies in a sex-positive way because we just do not have the role modeling for it. If you do not partner with other people with vulvas, when do [...]

7 09, 2016

4 Common Reasons People Have Affairs (and How to Recover Afterward)

By |September 7th, 2016|Pleasure & Desire, Relationships, Uncategorized|0 Comments

As a sexual empowerment coach, I get to hear a lot about people’s private sexual lives and the things they don’t usually talk about—not even to their partners. Many people have come out to me as having had affairs. I can often hear their voices shake a little in wanting to tell the truth, to [...]

2 09, 2016

Desire is the Excitement of Possibility

By |September 2nd, 2016|Pleasure & Desire, Sexual Growth|0 Comments

I constantly observe people I work with struggle about saying “yes” to what they want in their own lives, and how often people work against their own desires.  When life presents you with the next step, the next stage or thing, you can’t fight it, or you end up fighting against your own life. Your [...]

26 08, 2016

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Workshop Facilitators & Trainers Make

By |August 26th, 2016|Education, Workshops|0 Comments

I’ve been teaching workshops, training professionals, teaching college and providing in-depth programs to people for over 20 years. I’ve been a part of and certainly witnessed a whole lotta educational models and there are a few mistakes people make over and over.  Let’s all do our due diligence if we are teaching, and learn the [...]

19 08, 2016

The Magical Qualities Every Teacher Needs

By |August 19th, 2016|Education, Workshops|0 Comments

It seems that more than ever, we have incredible tension between taking time for ourselves - to be quiet and to connect inwardly and to contemplate - and to be out in the world with others, staying busy and doing things. In our personal growth, we need time alone and with ourselves, and time with [...]

19 08, 2016

The Magical Qualities Every Teacher Needs

By |August 19th, 2016|Education, Workshops|0 Comments

It seems that more than ever, we have incredible tension between taking time for ourselves - to be quiet and to connect inwardly and to contemplate - and to be out in the world with others, staying busy and doing things. In our personal growth, we need time alone and with ourselves, and time with [...]

12 08, 2016

Now Ozzy: 6 Reasons We Need to Question Sex Addiction

By |August 12th, 2016|Advocacy, Politics, Sexual Politics & Culture, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Ozzy Osbourne is the latest in a string of people (almost always men) to diagnose themselves as “sex addicts.” As a professional sex educator who has spent 20 years advocating for healthy sexuality, I want to speak up and critique the idea of “sex addiction” as it’s commonly understood. In many ways, the concept of sex [...]

5 08, 2016

What Gets in the Way of Sexual Confidence?

By |August 5th, 2016|Pleasure & Desire, Relationships, Sexual Growth|0 Comments

I’ve spent years studying how confidence works and I’ve found it’s the thing everyone wants the most and yet people don’t know how to develop it and often don’t recognize their own unique confidence style.   Here’s the thing about confidence: it is not one size fits all.   After studying confidence for years and how it [...]