Sleep Hygiene and Sexy-Time

While reading the title of this blogpost, my guess is you’re in one of two camps. The first camp has heard about sleep hygiene probably more than a few times (from a doctor or other mental health services) and the second camp is wondering how “sleep” and “hygiene” go together. If you are in camp … Continue reading Sleep Hygiene and Sexy-Time

What Sex Therapy Is — And Isn’t

What isn't sex therapy? When I tell people I am a sex therapist, a lot of the time people give me a confused look. Many people think that sex therapy is having sexual intimacy with the clients to help them improve their sexual abilities. While I support sex work and sex workers, this is separate … Continue reading What Sex Therapy Is — And Isn’t

What is anxiety (hold the psychobabble) and how can I brain hack it?

We deal with a lot of stress in our day-to-day lives. Between our overloaded schedules and often constant connection to social media, there is a lot to stress over -- money, raising housing rates, debt -- especially student loans and medical bills, etc. For most of us, stress can't be avoided. Stress or stressors (sorry … Continue reading What is anxiety (hold the psychobabble) and how can I brain hack it?

5 Myths about Gender vs. Sex vs. Sexual Orientation

I have a lot of opinions about how woefully unprepared children and teens are for topics around the broad and diverse umbrella of information we call "sex ed." I look forward to writing another post (or many more) about what is missed. For now, one of the biggest areas is education on gender vs. sex … Continue reading 5 Myths about Gender vs. Sex vs. Sexual Orientation

Be “WEL”

Ever have trouble falling asleep because your mind just won't leave you alone? So many of us are tortured at night by thoughts of what we have to do tomorrow or what we didn't get done today, or both! Maybe this results in insomnia or hits you at different points during the day -- unwelcome … Continue reading Be “WEL”