Better Sex Through Mindfulness: How Women Can Cultivate Desire (Paperback)
- According to a landmark study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, 43 percent of women experience "sexual dysfunction." at some point in their lives
- Brotto is a sought after commentator on sexuality and sexual health
- Mindfulness, an ancient Buddhist practice, is becoming mainstream. In 2012 8% of the US population practiced it in some form. (18 million people)
- Google searches for both mindfulness and meditation have increased in the last 5 years. There are almost 5 million Instagram posts with the hash tag #mindfulness
- Addresses things medication cannot - when the body responds, but the mind is preoccupied
- No need for any previous experience with meditation. Includes exercises anyone can do at home.
Lori A. Brotto, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, sex researcher, and Canada Research Chair in Women's Sexual Health. She is a member of various sexuality organizations and an associate editor for Archives of Sexual Behavior. Brotto writes a monthly column called Health Advisor for the Globe and Mail and has been featured in the New York Times, the Walrus, Chatelaine, Dan Savage's Savage Lovecast, and many other outlets. She lives in Vancouver, BC. Emily Nagoski is a sex educator, speaker, activist and author of the New York Times bestseller, Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life.