Taking care of your physical and mental health is crucial to an all-encompassing, joyful life. Physical and mental health directly relate to the quality of your life, and this includes your sex life. Do you find that you have a low libido? Reasons can be sexual or not. If you do, you’re not alone. If one aspect of your life has fallen off track, it’s no question that this will have an impact on all other facets.
By prioritizing your mental and physical health, you are actively taking charge of your well-being.
So, what does this look like?
When it comes to health and wellness and how this affects your sex life, it’s important to entertain the idea of bio-individuality. What is right and healthy for one person, doesn’t necessarily translate to the next. We are all beautifully unique individuals with limitless differing needs and preferences. Suffice it to say, be wary of what you read and be willing to self-reflect on changes that work for you, not for everyone else. There are many, many conditions that cause erectile dysfunction
Oftentimes, a change in diet is the go-to advice for making positive alterations in your health that will positively affect your sex life. When you eat better, you’re nourishing your body from the inside out and low libido reasons from nutrition are reduced. Good diet modifications, such as minimizing your sugar, processed foods, and alcohol intake will boost your confidence in social settings, as well as more intimate settings. Furthermore, and perhaps most importantly, making proper adjustments to your diet and prioritizing leafy greens, seasonal fruits and veggies, and responsibly sourced protein, will all inevitably play a positive role on your health.
When you think about your sex life, try not to think of it from a pinpoint lens. Everything about us– including our sex drive– is interconnected. Think about what you’re eating– literally and figuratively. Are you spending too much time watching mind rotting television shows and too little time reading a book that allows you to look at the world from different, creative perspectives? Has it been a while since you’ve spoken with a dear friend with whom you can be totally honest? Don’t be hard on yourself or beat yourself up for imperfections. But maybe turning off the television and opening a book could give you and your partner something more deep to discuss, leading to a more fulfilling time in the bedroom. Think of changes as small things to work towards on a daily basis without overwhelming yourself. Everyone is entitled to a happy and joyous life — sex and otherwise!