Monday Jun 05, 2023

Jessica Maxwell, Ph.D.: The Role of Sexual Empowerment in Well-Being | Doing Well #26

Prepare to delve into the profound connection between sexual empowerment and mental health! Join our host, Lu Ngo, as she engages in an enlightening conversation with the esteemed Dr. Jessica Maxwell, a social psychologist specializing in the factors that contribute to satisfying sexual and romantic relationships.

Dr. Maxwell's impressive background includes a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and extensive research experience. Her work sheds light on the individual differences in expectations and perceptions that shape sexual and relationship well-being. From exploring the maintenance of sexual satisfaction to understanding expectations in casual encounters and detecting partners' feelings and preferences, Dr. Maxwell's expertise is truly enlightening. Currently serving as an assistant professor at McMaster University, she shares her invaluable insights in this episode.

This episode focuses on "The Role of Sexual Empowerment in Mental Health and Overall Well-Being." Discover the transformative effects of embracing one's sexual agency and the potential for improved mental health and overall well-being. Dr. Maxwell also shares practical practices that can enhance the role of sexual empowerment in promoting mental well-being.

Join Lu Ngo and Dr. Jessica Maxwell in this enriching episode as they unravel the intricate relationship between sexual empowerment and well-being. With Dr. Maxwell's expertise and evidence-based insights, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the power of sexual agency and how it positively influences your mental health.

Tune in now to Doing Well: The Wellbeing Science Insights Podcast and embark on a journey towards sexual empowerment and holistic well-being. Get ready to expand your knowledge and empower yourself!

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