Posts Tagged: self-esteem

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

Guest Post: Amy Guth on Dressing Room Choices

I do believe that the silver lining to my recent Kindle fiasco was that it allowed me to connect with the fabulous Amy Guth. (Who, I’m tickled to report, purchased my book for Kindle. Woot!) Amy is a novelist, radio host, and social media manager at a little newspaper I like to call The Chicago Tribune. So, ya know, she rocks. I could tell right away that she was a total kindred spirit, and within two e-mail exchanges I was begging her to share this anecdote/philosophy with you folks. I won’t spoil it by rambling on. Read for yourselves! 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