“Back in 2002, Brotto, a Canadian sex therapist and researcher, started investigating the potential for mindfulness to be used to improve women’s sex lives. Over the years, her lab at the University of British Columbia developed an eight-week mindfulness course, in which women were introduced to mindfulness and coached through a series of exercises...in scores of peer-reviewed studies over the years, Brotto has demonstrated that her lab’s mindfulness courses led participants to report experiencing significantly more desire and arousal, and greater sexual satisfaction.”

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