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Is Your Practitioner a Good Fit?

I have a theory that working with a practitioner – whether it’s a coach, therapist, or healthcare provider – is a lot like dating. You’re both learning about each other, seeing if you’re a good match,…

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Self-Forgiveness on the Path to Freedom

Imagine the person you love most in your life, the person you pour your time and affection into. Think about all the energy and care you put into your relationship with this person, the mistakes you…

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What Is The Role of a Mentor?

This morning on Facebook, I saw a post on the wall of a Buddhist teacher I follow online that left a bad taste in my mouth. The post was from one of her former students who complained that the teacher…

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For Victims Of Sexual Abuse

I did my Ask The Girlfriend Gyno chat in front of 400 students at Sonoma State University this week, and during my talk, I spoke about how I believe talking about your vagina can be very healing.…

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Why I Talk About Vaginas

The closer I got to my book tour (which I'm on now! Hello, Chicago!) for What’s Up Down There? Questions You’d Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend, the more resistance I faced…

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Do Shrink Parents Warp Their Children Any More Than Non-Shrink Parents Do?

In my extended family there exist a few psychological professionals ("shrinks" as they are commonly, and affectionately, termed) and they all have children – for better or for worse. I remember one su…

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