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Sex: Mind full or Mindful? TEDxWomen AFC

"We don't talk about the complexity of sexuality. What happens when we don't talk about it is that sexuality ends up on the shadows, and that is where we have shame, embarrassment, exploitation, abuse, and fear." ~Jennifer Gunsaullus, PhD

I was thrilled to speak at America's Finest City's TEDxWomen event in San Diego on December 2, 2012, about my favorite topics of sex, female sexuality, and mindfulness. Also, you can check out 10 of the Sexiest TED Talks about Sex. Thank you for viewing and I'd love to hear what you have to say about sex, female sexuality, and mindfulness!Sex TED Talk

~Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus, San Diego, CA -- Sociologist, Sexuality Speaker, Mindfulness Speaker, Sexologist

Reader Comments (9)

This is remarkable, Jenn! You pulled together so many pieces that I have encountered in different places to form a cohesive presentation that is quite powerful. Thanks for this.

August 12, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRuby Ryder

Thank you, Ruby Rider!! I was so pleased with the opportunity to speak at a TEDx event, and particularly about topics I feel so passionate about: female sexuality, mindfulness, personal growth, and empowerment :) Thanks for viewing and commenting!!

August 12, 2013 | Registered CommenterDr. Jenn

What a great presentation on how women can grow past some of the many societal pressures and develop those "magical powers". Such a critical area in any adults (female or male) life yet there is almost no education besides the negative. Thank you for such a positive and humorous session.

August 28, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRichard L.

Hey, Richard,
Thank you for taking the time to comment! I'm glad my approach resonated with you. Unfortunately we have a ton of negativity, misunderstanding, and heaviness around sexual topics, despite being titillating. I love mindfulness to help us get through all of this. Thanks :)
Jenn

August 28, 2013 | Registered CommenterDr. Jenn

It is one of the best spent 16 minutes of my life.
We need to open up to talk about sex just like we talk about sports to get better techniques and be proud of our sexuality.

January 14, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPriya R.

Hi Jenn!

I'm an undergraduate student at U-Albany. After a gender and sexuality discussion with one of my Sociology teachers, he brought up your blog and suggested I check it out. I am so glad I did - you are absolutely fabulous! As a young woman in my early 20's - I find your work and interests so inspiring academically and also incredibly helpful personally. You're awesome!

March 27, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterCasey O.

Hi, Casey!
Thank you so much for writing here! That's awesome your professor directed you to my work - who's your professor? I presume it's someone I know, who was there was I was getting my PhD from U-Albany??
I'm so glad that my work resonated with you :)
Feel free to email me through my website if you have any questions!

Be well,
Jenn

March 30, 2015 | Registered CommenterDr. Jenn

This is such an important talk! I'll be sharing it with my friends, for I believe so strongly in the power of mindfulness. To utilize it for healing sexual issues is brilliant therapy! Thank you.

June 13, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterCatherine

Thank you for sharing your thoughts here, and for sharing this video with others, Catherine!

June 16, 2015 | Registered CommenterDr. Jenn

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