Posts Tagged: confidence

What Size Sexy?

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Recently the results of a national survey indicated that “losing weight” is the number one way Canadians would improve their sex life.

That seriously bums me out.

As a sexuality educator and advice columnist, I’ve spoken to countless people searching for ways to add a little more sizzle to their sex-capades. Heck, I’ve been sexually monogamous for seventeen years. My partner and I have had to help each other out of a few ruts over the course of our relationship. Sex can be very good…but sometimes there’s room for improvement. read more

Reader Request: Being a Source of Jealousy

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Helen popped this question into the suggestion box:

I know you’ve talked about feeling jealousy and how to deal with that lately but I would love a discussion about how to deal with other people’s jealousy. Sometimes when I go out looking fabulous (and feeling it!) I can be brought down very quickly by the jealous comments and behaviors of others towards me. I really begin to question myself when that happens. Just writing that down makes me feel anxious!

Before I respond to Helen’s question, allow me a moment on the soap box. read more

Dressing to Honor Your Body

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There are so many ways to honor your physical form. Practicing yoga, enjoying your sexuality, eating mindfully and with great relish, honing your skills as an athlete, absorbing a wonderful massage. And, of course, voicing gratitude aloud or in writing is a fantastic way to show your body love and admiration.

But an often-overlooked way to pay tribute to your body is to dress it in a way that makes you feel amazing, strong, gorgeous, and unique. Or all of the above! As I’ve said many times, we must all dress on a daily basis, and doing so can feel mundane and even oppressive at times. But by viewing dressing as an act of praise, it becomes an easy, near-constant celebration of the body. By dressing to our strengths and favorite aspects, we do our bodies a small but powerful honor. By transforming the act of dressing into an act of love, we recapture and even expand upon that power. read more