Intimacy that Includes Mind, Body, Heart and Spirit
My guests are Tina Schermer Sellers and Kamara McAndrews, and together they are sharing the important work of Gina Odgen who passed away last year. Gina herself was a sexual educator and researcher who explored the intersection of sexuality and spirituality. From it came the 4-D wheel of mind, body, heart, and spirit. In this episode, Tina and Kamara share their expertise in the 4-D wheel and gives many examples of its transformational power. Continue reading “#76: Sexuality and Spirituality – Tina Schermer Sellers and Kamara McAndews”
Feminine and Fulfilled
My guest Shazia Imam works with women who are looking to access and unlock their deepest desires and power. She is very skilled at inspiring women to chase their desires once they have figured them out. Shazia does transformational life coaching, she worked as an engineer before shifting careers, and she has a great story to tell in this episode!.
In this story, she talks about her incredible story of transformation: from living a life where she went through the motions and checked boxes off her list, to a life of deep fulfillment and intimacy, all because she chose to listen to her own desires and follow her own path. Continue reading “#75: Feminine and Fulfilled – Shazia Imam”
About Heidi Crockett
My guest is Heidi Crockett. She is a highly qualified sexual health educator and speaker on stress and sex. She is also the author of The Neuroscience of Dating and Caregiver Stress: Neurobiology to the Rescue. In addition, Heidi is a licensed psychotherapist and studied sexual health postgraduate at the University of Michigan.
In this episode, Heidi takes on through the wide world of neuroscience, mindfulness, and sexuality. Some of the subject matter she talks about may sound technical, but Heidi explains it a clear and compelling way.
Listen in and learn a ton about relational neuroscience, meditation, and even dating! Continue reading “#74: Yes Brain in the Bedroom – Heidi Crockett”
My guest is Jim Fleckenstein. He is a coach and educator on sexuality. He is also a researcher who focuses predominantly on non-exclusive relationships and how they affect the individuals involved. He is an expert in consensual non-monogamy and a wellspring of knowledge and insight, which he graciously shares in this episode.
Jim shares stats and information on consensual non-monogamy, how those who practice it are reporting an overwhelming amount of satisfaction and happiness, how emotional needs have a lot to do with those who are drawn towards it, and how these relationship structures are actually much more common than you may have realized.
This is just the tip of the iceberg of this discussion though. Listen along and learn a lot about this interesting topic! Continue reading “#73 – Jim Fleckenstein – Consensual Non-Monogamy”
Signs of sexual trauma in children
My guest for this episode is Amy Lang: she has been teaching sex for over 25 years now with an emphasis on teaching kids about sexuality in an effective, healthy way. Amy has a Master’s degree in Applied Behavioral Science. She started her foray into sexual education as a hobby, but she soon made her own company once she realized how uncomfortable she was with talking to her son about sex.
Amy’s company is Birds and Bees and Kids. Currently, she educates parents to properly communicate and teach their own children about sex. Continue reading “#72: Amy Lang – Signs of sexual abuse in children”
Dr. Sheila Addison: when your partner is transgender
This episode is a wealth of information. It is delivered by the expert guidance of guest Dr. Sheila Addison and covers many important elements of transgender and cisgender relationships, the transgender community in general, post-surgery sex, sex between cisgender and transgender partners, how identities are designated at birth, the psychology and complexities of gender identity, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg! Continue reading “#71: Dr. Sheila Addison – Transgender/Cisgender Relationships”
Consent is all over the news right now. Or, at least, lack of consent is all over the news. From politicians to movie stars, people are being accused of sexual assault and harassment. This makes the conversation about consent all the more timely. Continue reading “#1: Sar Surmick – Sexual Consent, Did They Say “No?””
Jessa Zimmerman welcomes you to the new show and gives you some background on who she is and why she started the podcast. Continue reading “#0: Jessa Zimmerman – Welcome to Better Sex”