At the heart of a thriving sex life is a healthy body and mind. And while that does go for everyone, there are some major plights and topics that come with the territory of women, specifically.
When it comes to you and your body, there’s no question you two have been through a lot. But for as complicated as the world of wellness can sometimes start to feel, the good news is it all starts with one simple step: being informed!
After all, top-notch health is something we can (and should!) rock at every age, so let’s kickstart the path to vivacious vitality with some help from these women’s health-focused blogs and podcasts.
6 ESSENTIAL HEALTHY SEX HABITS
It’s no secret that sex can get pretty sloppy, but staying on top of your health game is essential to keeping things hot, as opposed to a hot mess. Even though it may sometimes feel like a challenge, the fundamental steps of all-star pre- and post-sex practices are probably a lot simpler than you’d think. So to help make sure you’re on the right track, we’d definitely prescribe a healthy reading of this blueprint to sexy-time prime, our blog 6 Essential Healthy Sex Habits.
HAPPY, HEALTHY VAGINA: AN OWNER’S MANUAL
Vaginas can be complicated, much like figuring out how to best take care of them. Between misconceptions, stigmas and all of the outright bogus information out there, there’s a lot to navigate when trying to learn the ropes of vagina bearing.
However, for a down and dirty guide to A+ body literacy, as always, we’re here to help! Starting with the blog Happy, Healthy Vagina: An Owner’s Manual.
SEX AFTER MENOPAUSE
Some things in life are simply inevitable…menopause being one of them. The body is changing, hormones become out of whack and when it comes to sex? You can suddenly start to feel like a stranger in a strange land. But instead of freaking out, it’s time to take charge! “The change” doesn’t have to be as intimidating as it sounds, and newsflash: your sex life doesn’t have to suffer either. Just ask our blog Sex After Menopause, which is full of helpful hints on how to live your best intimate life—regardless of age.
HONING IN ON HEALTHY HORMONES WITH ALISA VITTI
In the world of health, some culprits are more obvious than others. And with the help of hormone expert and founder of FLO Living Alisa Vitti, she and Emily reveal the intensely unsuspecting role that hormones so often play within the body at large.
From the mysteries of PMS to secrets to getting back in balance, real-deal period struggles and decoding what some troubling symptoms could truly mean, they’re diving into all of this and so much more in the can’t-miss podcast episode Honing In On Healthy Hormones.
HAPPY, HEALTHY & FEARLESSLY SEXY WITH FRAN DRESCHER
When we think about our well-being, it often includes fixating on what we know. But what about when the biggest problem suddenly becomes what we don’t? In the episode Happy, Healthy & Fearlessly Sexy With Fran Drescher, Emily sits down for a riveting discussion with the actress, writer and “The Nanny” herself!
Giving the total low-down on her powerful journey with a nearly life-threatening misdiagnosis, the activist extraordinaire spills major tea on how to take true control of our own health, lead cleaner ways of living, productively heal from sexual trauma – and of course – what she thinks makes for the best sex, period.
GETTING INTO PLEASURE SHAPE WITH DR. CAROLYN DELUCIA
One of the biggest issues a lot of women seem to face is thinking they’re alone in their health battles. Although, after just one conversation with Emily and board-certified OBGYN, author and medical director of VSPOT Medi Spa Dr. Carolyn Delucia, you’ll quickly learn that’s anything but the case. Trailblazing the conversation about medical conditions that women face throughout all stages of life, this seriously schooled duo is here to unveil surprising solutions and treatments to some of the most common sex issues around. From vaginismus and pain during sex, to chronic dryness and weak pelvic floors, they’re diving into the latest and greatest tech solutions hitting the stage of women’s health – plus, answering your top questions LIVE in the episode Getting Into Pleasure Shape.
BECOMING HEALTHY & SEXUALLY WEALTHY WITH JEN COHEN
Another huge part of leading a healthy lifestyle is working in all of those pesky healthy habits. You know, like eating right and working out? But especially with the recent start of a new year, a lot of us are also familiar with the struggle of starting out strong only to see these practices gradually fizzle out.
So to help get our routines in check, Emily is joined by fitness guru, entrepreneur and fellow podcast host Jen Cohen in the episode Becoming Healthy & Sexually Wealthy with countless pro tips on how to build these habits into a lifestyle that’ll stick. Speaking to the power of mindset, customizable health hacks and mind-blowing perks that exercise has on our sex lives, these two are dishing out some truly next-level inspiration for crafting a healthier way of living on your own terms.
IN THE END…
We all know that the path to good health is…a journey. Sure, at times it can start to feel like an emotional rollercoaster of overload, intimidation and sometimes just plain annoyance; but staying informed and on top of optimal health practices is essential for maintaining not just a tip-top body, but a tip-top quality of life as well.
The hardest part is always getting into a routine in the first place. So once you conquer that, the rest will soon feel like no big deal at all.
Alex Anderson is an LA-based lifestyle designer proactively raging against the cultural grain. By day she works in television production, and by night enjoys writing, sewing and seeking guidance from the stars. She also finally has an all black kitty named “Cher.” You can follow her alt-lifestyle blog MSFT Living and on Instagram!