About Amy Jo Goddard

Amy Jo Goddard earned her Master’s degree in Human Sexuality Education from New York University and has 20+ years of experience in the sexuality field. As a sought after speaker and teacher, Amy Jo travels to colleges, communities, and conferences speaking about sexuality and sexual empowerment. She delivered her TEDx talk “Owning Your Sexual Power” in Napa Valley, was named one of GO! Magazine’s “100 Women We Love” and one of Kinkly’s “100 Sex Blogging Superhereos.” Amy Jo teaches several unique sexual empowerment intensives and offers sexuality retreats, while maintaining a private practice. She is the author of Woman on Fire: Nine Elements to Wake up Your Erotic Energy, Personal Power and Sexual Intelligence and coauthor of Lesbian Sex Secrets for Men (Penguin Random House). You can find her online, writing about practical, real-world sexuality and evolved relationships at www.amyjogoddard.com.

Tony Robbins, Victimhood, Guru-Complex & Leadership

This week we saw a horrendous display of abuse of power by one of the most well-known public speakers in the world—a person who could have chosen to use his platform to usher meaningful change, and instead gave men, abusers, harassers and onlookers a clear out. No need to care about this guys! Let’s break down how [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|Sexual Politics & Culture|2 Comments

What if Sex Were Like Playing Music?

In Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power & a World Without Rape, Thomas Macaulay Millar– wrote an astute essay about our typical commodification model of sex and how problematic it is in terms of consent and negotiation to treat sex as transactional. When there is an approach of sex as a transaction, it inevitably leads to [...]

By |February 23rd, 2018|Relationships, Sexual Growth|0 Comments

Be the Lover, Not the Hero

As the groundbreaking superhero film Black Panther is freshly released, this week the concept of being the hero and how much we are socialized towards a heroism model of leadership and healing has come up several times. I was the oldest child in my family and very much took on that hero role in my family constellation—being the [...]

By |February 16th, 2018|Sexual Growth|1 Comment

The Creative Impulse is the Nucleus of Sexual Self-Actualization (It’s Not About How Much Sex You Have)

We are just a month into the new year and many people are abandoning their workout plans and stressing about their financial plans with the stock market crash. But what are we doing about our sexual lives? People are in a lot of pain about their sexuality. I talk to people all the time about what [...]

By |February 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

It’s Not About You

  The communication blunders that happen on an everyday basis are truly astounding. Ever step back and watch two people get themselves into an argument that could have been completely avoided with a few simple tweaks? I’ve been thinking a lot about these communication blunders. For instance, how when a person is upset about something, and [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Relationships, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why We March

We all have something to give in the world and we all have something to heal. Like hundreds of thousands of Americans, I marched last weekend in the Women’s March. Some people don’t understand why someone would go to a march, saying “It doesn’t make any difference.” Oh but it does. It makes a difference [...]

By |January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A New Day is on the Horizon

Did you see the Golden Globes? Or at least Oprah’s acceptance speech that went viral? We are in a moment. A deep, powerful moment and it’s up to all of us to harness it, to speak up, and to utilize this opportunity for creating change. Oprah said something really poignant that is actually so simple: “What [...]

By |January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Enough. Times Up.

That’s what a group of over 300 Hollywood actresses and executives said in a bold statement they put forth this past weekend, as the new year dinged in. At last, as countless victims of harassment, coercion, rape, and exploitation have spoken out and said, “Enough,” it feels like the solidarity of women and those who stand [...]

By |January 5th, 2018|Sexual Politics & Culture, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recap 2017: The Year In Sexuality

As we head into the last holiday of 2017, I wanted to send you my year-end sexuality review. This was a doozy! Enjoy the read and the links and let’s bring in 2018 right. We’ve got a world to improve and sexual agency to claim. Join me for Your Best Sexual Year Yet 2018. If [...]

By |December 29th, 2017|Sexual Politics & Culture, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Solstice Blessings & Your Best Sexual Year Yet

Happy Solstice! Hope your darkest, longest night of the year had you warm, happy and reflective. In true let-the-year-go form, I am sick as a new surfboard on perfect waves. Wish I felt that euphoric. Protect yourself from those germy shopping carts and door handles so you escape the nasty bugs running rampant this season! [...]

By |December 22nd, 2017|Sexual Growth, Uncategorized|0 Comments