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Why Sexual Self-Care Is An Important Part of Our Wellness Routine

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Living a healthy and productive life is dependent on many things. Some of those things are eating, exercising and living a mindful life. However, there are other things that are also important for your wellness, such as intimacy, tenderness and sexual self-care. However, living in the age of pandemic means we’re more socially isolated from one another, which makes closeness a bit challenging and delicate. 

Still, that fact should not stop anyone from connecting with their needs and exploring options that allow us to channel our pleasure in healthy ways. Being happy is a multifaceted thing, and your sexual self-care is a big part of everything, so here are some ideas on why you should pay attention to it.

 

It will make you more self-confident 

Knowing your body and the endless possibilities it can make you happy and safe is something amazing. And safety and comfort with your body is a huge part of your sexual wellbeing. Also, doing things that promote the connection of body and mind are great ways to increase feeling better in your own skin, and, therefore feel more confident. Practicing things that help you release tension or feel strong and empowered will promote the sense of relaxation, assertiveness and awareness.

Spicing up your routine will make it more fun 

If your routine has become boring lately, spicing it up will definitely make you more exciting about things. Finding ways to explore your desires will boost your happiness and make you more motivated. It’s important to mention that your wellness routine has to be made to make you feel more motivated and energetic, and your self-care is a huge part of the whole journey.

 

When you know yourself, you know everything

Everyone talks about being brave enough to ask for what you want, but the problem is that a lot of people don’t know what they actually want. And that’s why it’s so important to learn about yourself so you’ll know what to ask from your partner. Some societies still teach us that doing such things is wrong, but that’s not true. Knowing yourself will help you open up with more confidence and ask your partner to give it to you. In case that feels a bit impossible, remember that practice makes perfect. So feel free to consider experimenting with a vibrator so you’ll get a clear picture of what you truly enjoy. That will make you empowered to communicate your needs in healthy ways.

 

Communication ability matters the most 

Communication matters as it allows you the chance to state your needs, opinions and emotions, not only to your partner, but also everyone else around you. That means your doctor, so you’ll be able to voice your concerns and fears. That is such a tremendous relief when you feel safe to talk about your body and sexual health. 

When it comes to your sex life, and ability to communicate openly will help your partner understand your needs better. However, it’s also important to make sure that you and your partner are on the same page regarding your needs, so there would be no disagreements. 

 

Patience will help you grow and learn

Comparing yourself to others is never a good path toward living a healthy and meaningful life. Similarly, comparing yourself to others and feeling inadequate won’t help you reach sexual happiness and meaningful life. However, being patient and working on your existing issues, while also leaving room for self-growth and improvement will be rewarding in the future. All of that will show you the ways of what you want and need, so you’ll be able to seek it, without hurting yourself and others.

 

Asking for help is a part of sexual self-care

If you’ve been meaning to work on yourself, and live a more sexually-coscious life, then it’s essential to find help. Asking for professional help is a big step and sign of personal bravery. You can’t take care of others if you can’t take care of yourself first, and that rule applies in the bedroom, too. You can’t be a good partner if you don’t deal with the underlying issues that impact your present situation. 

 

Conclusion

Your sex life cannot thrive if your sexual health is neglected. Therefore, learning to communicate, working on yourself and asking for help are first steps toward feeling better and in tune with your body. Keep in mind that you deserve all the good things in life, including a happy sex life. So, once you decide to work on achieving self-confidence, you’ll be able to love yourself and give your body all the pleasure and love. 

 

About the Author

Sophia Smith is beauty and lifestyle blogger, graphic designer and a food enthusiast. She is very passionate about eco-friendly and green topics, sustainable fashion, and conscious business. Sophia’s other hobbies centre around her love for travelling, yoga, wellness rituals and living in balance with nature. She loves sharing meaningful content that inspires people and has covered topics ranging from organic beauty products and sustainability to self-care and mental health. You can find out more about her writing by following her on Twitter (@sophia_bri)

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