40 minutes | Jun 27th 2018

Rachel Hollis on how to have great sex and an intentional life (but mostly sex)

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In this episode Mandy talks with Rachel Hollis about her tips for having great sex, why we need to stop breaking promises to ourselves and how to live a life we actually enjoy. Listen to this if you need some motivation or just a little advice on being the best version of you.


Selected Links:

Rachel’s Instagram

Rachel’s website

Rachel’s book: Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be



Music by:

Phillip E Morris "Sunshine & Blue Skies" soundcloud.com/philipemorris & pema.bandcamp.com


Show Notes:

0:53 Introduction

3:30 Mandy and Rachel’s interview

3:49 When have you had to change things that weren’t working for you

4:35 Why do we forget that we can change things

5:58 What is your best advice for defeating the lies we tell ourselves

6:42 You are doing fine- there is no expiration date on who you are supposed to be

7:07 Why are we obsessed with TIME

7:50 I would have given up

8:15 Shaving your toes and the lie that I’m better than you

9:55 What happens when we judge others who do things differently

10:23 The lie that I’m bad at sex and how do we change that narrative

11:14 How does a preacher’s daughter learn about sex

12:25 Taking a hard look at what was going on in my sex life- why was I making it uncomfortable for both of us

13:15 What can I do to have fun in my sex life

13:40 The other side of discomfort

14:24 If sex was incredible, I’d want it as much as he does

15:12 If someone’s sex life sucks right now, what do they do

15:53 How to have an honest conversation about sex

16:51 Sex is mental for women

17:56 Keep adding to the arsenal of tools to have better sex

18:18 Sexy September- the more intimate we were, the more we wanted it

19:13 If you had an orgasm every time during sex, you’d want it all the time

20:15 Nothing would make your husband happier than this

21:10 Never breaking a promise to yourself

22:22 Why can I keep commitments to others but not to myself

23:30 We have to be careful about what we commit to do

24:41 Only say yes when you feel “Hell YES!”

25:18 There just aren’t enough resources to say yes to everything

25:50 Why I don’t volunteer at my kids school

27:27 Be clear on the things that matter to YOUR family

27:45 How to have dreams as a parent

28:50 You were a woman before you became a mom

29:43 Let go of the guilt. It’s not serving you or your babies

30:11 We teach our kids by our example

30:33 Figure out what makes you happy and do those things

31:44 How to avoid getting burned to the bottom of your barrel

32:10 Self care is what YOU believe to be of value

32:47 There is nothing in your calendar that you didn’t put there

33:08 What is the best advice you never go

34:08 Never judge your worth on someone else’s opinion

34:42 How to teach your kids that other’s opinion doesn’t matter

36:32 What are you doing right now in your life to cultivate more fun



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