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 [...]
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 [...]
It’s easy to get stuck sexually and just stay there for years. I recently heard from a client who has been so stuck not enjoying sex and avoiding it for so long that she can’t even bring herself to pleasure. When we get stuck in “park” or “neutral” for long, it can be very difficult [...]
I am continually amazed at the negativity people carry about their sexuality and at how much they will disconnect and defect from this part of themselves, as if it is outside of us. Your sexuality is the core of who you are. It is the place where you came from, when there was a conception, [...]
What does it mean to desire, to “own your wanting”? What gets in the way of owning it, of saying “yes, this is what I want and I won’t feel bad about my wanting”? We tend to want based on the wants of those with whom we’ve grown up, of the desires we’ve seen modeled. If we [...]
Prince was an icon in a category of one. In his death, we’ve lost one of the greatest musicians to ever live. Not only was he a master musician playing over 20 instruments proficiently, if not expertly, he was also a beautiful singer who knew how to use all of the rooms in his voice [...]
There is a common sexual experience that few people talk about and yet is more pervasive than most people realize. Many adults are sexually inexperienced and this causes a slew of issues as they get further into adulthood, deeper into relationships and well past the age when they “think” they should know. How Do We [...]
Most of us learn about sexuality in the context of fear and were taught to be afraid of sexuality on some level: you might get hurt. You might get an STI. You might get pregnant. He might treat you badly. She might trap you. You might get raped. Most of American sex education focuses on [...]
Being disenfranchised from my genitals meant disenfranchisement from my sexuality.
Sexual Empowerment Coach Amy Jo Goddard shares her insights and wisdom about sexuality and authenticity with Patricia and Stu. Amy Jo challenges and inspires us to evolve sexually, transcending shame, guilt and other limiting beliefs that keep us from a more fulfilling life. Great conversation!