OSCARS AND KEGELS- AN UNLIKELY PAIR!

Every year, I eagerly wait to hear what treats will be inside the Oscar goody bag. Drum roll: This years’ Oscar swag bag included a limited edition Elvie which is a pelvic floor exercise tracker; a Fit Bit for kegels! The Elvie boasts “better core strength, control, and better sex “as it coaches you through your kegels and measures …

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Ditch The Label: Video

I recently watched this video and thought it did a great job illustrating the effect that social media has on our lives and how it has, in some ways, turned us into 24/7 PR representatives for ourselves.  There are many merits to technology and social media, and the fact that we no longer need to …

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MonaLisa Touch: Is It Right For You?

Millions of women experience changes in their vaginal health that interfere with their personal lives during the post-menopause years. These changes are the result of decreased estrogen. Problems include vaginal laxity, decreased lubrication, painful intercourse, urinary incontinence, pouty labia and fissures at the opening of the vagina. Many women suffer in silence. Those who seek …

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Porn Statistics

Call me a nerd but I am fascinated by statistics of internet searches on porn sites. I feel like ever since I read A Billion Wicked Thoughts, I am very sensitive to the fact that the only way to gather accurate data about who really likes what, who is really looking for what and what our habits are around …

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What is all the rage about Gratitude?

I must admit, that I can be a skeptic when I hear the term “gratitude”. Gratitude can be defined as, “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” The idea of encouraging gratitude or keeping a gratitude journal has been offered countless times in trainings and workshops I have attended as …

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My Neighbor, Myself — Loving Both

The Biblical verse “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” has been drummed into many of us.  What especially strikes me in my work at Maze Women’s Health is that we can easily be a good friend to others but ironically, self-compassion is hard to come by. A useful exercise to move away from self-criticism …

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A New Form Of Male Contraception

I am so excited about a new form of male birth control.  According to a new study, a new form of male contraceptive has been successfully trialed on a group of 16 monkeys and has prevented pregnancies for over 2 years of testing. The new male contraceptive is called Vaselgel. It’s mechanism of action is …

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3 Ways to Make Space for Sex

I recently collaborated with Fiera blog writer Kristy Lin Billuni to discuss where to have sex and different ways to make space for sex. Fiera is focused on helping women get their mind and body in the mood for sex again. It’s well known that the world we live in today is buzzing with distractions …

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Coming Soon Live: Blogcast on Vaginismus

How do we combat an issue that nobody talks about? First step: We talk about it! Vaginismus is a condition where a woman can’t get a penis (finger, or tampon) into her vagina and is one of those issues that often lives in silence and shame.  Around here, vaginismus is household term, but in society it’s …

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