In this exciting episode of the Holistic Wealth podcast with Keisha Blair, our very special guest is Dr. Lori Brotto. Dr. Brotto shares advice and tips on how to have better sex during perimenopause. Sexual health and well-being are part of our overall physical, mental and emotional health and is therefore important to overall holistic wealth.
As a matter of fact, there are very practical ways of integrating your sex and relationship goals as part of your overall holistic wealth. Navigating perimenopause is a transformative journey that transcends the physiological changes experienced by women; it significantly influences the holistic wealth of individuals.
Holistic Wealth extends beyond mere financial prosperity, encompassing emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. Perimenopause, often accompanied by a myriad of physical symptoms and emotional shifts, demands a holistic approach to navigate its complexities. Addressing the challenges of perimenopause requires more than just medical interventions; it necessitates a deep understanding of how hormonal fluctuations impact overall well-being.
By embracing holistic wealth practices, individuals can navigate this transitional phase with resilience, focusing on mental and emotional health, nurturing physical vitality, and fostering fulfilling connections. Recognizing the interconnectedness of hormonal health and holistic wealth underscores the importance of a comprehensive, well-rounded approach to well-being, empowering individuals to thrive holistically during this significant life transition.
Dr. Lori Brotto is a Professor in the UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, where she holds a Canada Research Chair in Women’s Sexual Health. She is also the Executive Director for the Women’s Health Research Institute—one of only three institutes in Canada devoted to advancing research in women’s health, and maintains an active practice as a Registered Psychologist. Dr. Brotto was recently featured in the Netflix series The Principles of Pleasure and is the author of Better Sex through Mindfulness: How Women Can Cultivate Desire and the forthcoming The Better Sex through Mindfulness Workbook: A Guide to Cultivating Desire.
Through her numerous treatment studies, Dr. Brotto has taught women how to practice the present moment, and non-judgmental awareness to cultivate desire and sexual satisfaction. Mindfulness meditation trains the brain to stay in the here and now, and not get trapped in the allure of distractions and negative self-judgement. Skills such as mindfulness teach the brain to connect more completely with the body, allowing the practitioner to experience all of the sensations of sex.
In this podcast episode, we will discuss several reasons for sexual problems during perimenopause such as fatigue, stress, hormonal changes, multi-tasking and previous trauma as well as long-standing myths about sexuality. We will walk you through effective strategies to make your sexual health an important part of your overall holistic wealth. In the NEW Holistic Wealth Expanded and Updated: 36 Life Lessons To Help You Recover From Disruption, Find Your Life Purpose and Achieve Financial Freedom, there are many strategies throughout to help you master the “Art of Recovery From Disruption”. Tune in to listen to this episode of the Holistic wealth podcast with Keisha Blair.
Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
Better Sex through Mindfulness: How Women Can Cultivate Desire By Dr. Lori Brotto
How the Holistic Wealth Method (developed by Keisha Blair and outlined in Holistic Wealth) helps you to effectively manage stress and anxiety.