Which Way is Life
Which Way is Life? is designed to help busy, overworked, stressed out people find their way to a more balanced, healthier, inspired life. Two times a week host Bill Klaproth will interview trendsetting doctors, fitness professionals, life coaches, meditation experts and more in a quest for transformational discovery and positive change.

Ep41 - Achieve the Sex Life Right for You: Rachel Hills

From the Show: Which Way is Life
Summary: There is no “normal” when it comes to sex. Everyone feels different about their own sexuality. Learn how to achieve the sex life that’s right for you (and be OK with it), with author Rachel Hills.
Air Date: 3/2/17
Duration: 29:05
Host: Bill Klaproth
Guest Bio: Rachel Hills, Author
Rachel HillsRachel Hills is a sociologist, two-time TED speaker and activist based in New York City.

Her book, The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality, examines the invisible norms and unspoken assumptions that shape the way we talk about sexuality, and was named one of the 15 best books of 2015 by the New York Times' Women In The World vertical.

Rachel's writing has been published in 14 countries, in publications including the New York Times, Washington Post, Atlantic, Daily Beast, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and many others. Her work aims to help people think critically and systematically about challenges that are typically framed as individual afflictions.

Rachel is a sought-after college speaker, taking her work to 20 university campuses in 2016. In 2017, she will be launching a devised theatre production of The Sex Myth, which as been described as "a modern Vagina Monologues, but not just about people with vaginas."
  • Book Title: The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality
  • Guest Facebook Account: www.facebook.com/rachelhillswriter
  • Guest Twitter Account: @rachelhills @thesexmyth

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • All about the Sex Myth.
  • Why societal “norms” just don’t work when it comes to sex and sexuality.
  • How we value ourselves through our sexuality and how to change that thinking.
  • How to start a conversation about intimacy in your relationship.
  • How the Kindu app can help you explore your desires in a fun, flirty kind of way.
  • More from her book, The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality.

High Five Highlights:

  • What lit your spark and passion for feminism and the importance sexual health? My passion for feminism started with books that I read when I was younger. Later, in my early 20s, I had experiences where sex was a subject in which I felt vulnerable and alone.
  • What’s your definition of a great sex life? One that makes you and your partner happy.
  • When parents talk about the birds and the bees with their kids, it seems like this information should be taught as well, right? If they’re 14+, I would give them a copy of the book to read. For younger, kids just have an open, casual discussion so it’s not a scary thing to talk about.
  • Do you have a favorite book you can share?The Beauty MythThe Whole Woman, and Sex Objects.
  • Finish this sentence: “Throughout my life, the most important thing I’ve learned is…” Life is something that unfolds over the long haul. Things tend to work out, and in the end, good things take a while to come to fruition.

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