Foreword by :Jen Gunter
Dimensions:8.5in x 5.5 x 0.8 in | 340 gr
Page Count:280 pages
AS SEEN IN "THE PRINCIPLES OF PLEASURE" ON NETFLIX
PRAISE FOR BETTER SEX THROUGH MINDFULNESS:
"A book full of wisdom, permission, kindness, and hope."—EMILY NAGOSKI, author of Come as You Are and Burnout
"A masterpiece and masterclass in female sexuality."—IAN KERNER, New York Times-bestselling author of She Comes First
The practical workbook for readers of the acclaimed Better Sex Through Mindfulness: learn how to apply the groundbreaking research and cultivate desire in everyday life.
In her trailblazing book Better Sex Through Mindfulness, clinical psychologist Dr. Lori Brotto revealed how mindfulness can be used to treat sexual difficulties such as lack of desire, pain, and trauma. An instant favorite among sex therapists and clinicians as well as readers, the book featured a foreword by Emily Nagoski and was recommended by Dan Savage and by Dr. Jen Gunter in The New York Times.In this functional workbook, readers can apply Dr. Brotto's award-winning research in a simple, structured setting for optimal results.
Designed primarily for women, with instructions and inquiries for developing a mindfulness practice with or without a sexual partner, this guidebook also includes information relevant to men and gender diverse people. Dr. Brotto infuses her workbook with compassion and hope, inspiring gentleness and curiosity on this path towards more fulfilling and pleasurable sex for all.
Lori A. Brotto, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and sex researcher. She is a member of various sexuality organizations and an associate editor for Archives of Sexual Behavior. Brotto 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.
Dr. Jen Gunter is an OB/GYN and pain medicine physician and the author of The Menopause Manifesto, The Vagina Bible, and The Preemie Primer. She is the host of the podcast Body Stuff (TED Audio Collective) and of the streaming docuseries Jensplaining (CBC Gem). She blogs at TheVajenda.com and her writing can also be found in the New York Times, Glamour, DAME, and other publications. She has been called Twitter?s gynecologist, the Internet?s OB/GYN, and a fierce advocate for women?s health.
"To call this a workbook is a misnomer. This book is pure joy! Within these pages the compassionate expertise of Dr. Lori Brotto shines through. By having us stay right where we are, Dr. Brotto takes us on a delightful journey of (sexual) self discovery."
—Kathryn Hall, author of Reclaiming Your Sexual Self: How You Can Bring Desire Back Into Your Life
"This book will help you reconnect with your body, your sexuality, and your capacity for sexual pleasure."
—Dr. Meredith Chivers, Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology, Director of the Sexuality and Gender Laboratory, Queen's University, Canada