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Anxiety How to wake up to pleasure/sexuality Learn how to stay present and enjoy sex Sex and Stress Your mood/well-being and the link to your sex drive

Could this pesky skill be the cause of your low sex drive?

Multi-tasking and desire Dr Lori Brotto in her book “Better Sex Through Mindfulness” puts “non-arousal” (AKA not being able to get fully in the mood) down to three things because of how these states of being make it hard to focus on the present. Two are covered on the site already- …

Body Image and self-esteem Exercise Sex and Stress Your physical health and the link to your sex drive

How to exercise when you really can’t be bothered (but your sex drive depends on it….)

From previous posts you’ll know that I’m not an “exercise person”. In fact, I’m far from it. But as a result of understanding more about why we exercise (hint: literally outrunning stress) I’ve begun running! It’s an absolute miracle.  But if you’ve seen me hitting the streets of London, I can …

Anxiety How to get sexy without pressure or expectation How to have better sex Issues with the sex you are (or were) having​ Pain or discomfort during sex Sex and Stress Your mood/well-being and the link to your sex drive Your physical health and the link to your sex drive

Are you caught in a sexual avoidance cycle?

 Sometimes we get stuck into patterns and habits around sex that are hard to see, and even harder to break. An incredibly common one is what Jessa Zimmerman calls the “sexual avoidance cycle”. This is how desire is impacted in the longer term by the quality of the sex that …

Anxiety How to have better sex How to wake up to pleasure/sexuality Learn how to stay present and enjoy sex Sex and Stress Too little intimacy Your mood/well-being and the link to your sex drive

Here’s why you can’t allow yourself to be vunerable in bed

“In sex, you need to let yourself go… to the point of foolishness”- Sexology (film) Sex is about allowing yourself to be vulnerable. Surrendering, and releasing control. Being pleasured and finding pleasure. It’s about having tousled hair, wild eyes and an open heart. And yet, losing ourselves within sex can …

Anxiety Body Image and self-esteem Exercise Sex and Stress Your mood/well-being and the link to your sex drive Your physical health and the link to your sex drive

Exercise: the key to reviving desire?

We know we know. There’s health benefits. Its good for us. We’ll get a bikini body. Minimize cellulite and live a longer life… It’s all well and good having that knowledge, but actually exercising and getting out there to do it, well… for some of us, that’s easier said that …

How to find time for sex/to feel sexy How to get sexy without pressure or expectation How your relationship health impacts on desire, and how to improve it Making time for sex Sex and Stress Your mood/well-being and the link to your sex drive

The major warning sign that you’ve become “too busy” for sex

Do you live life on autopilot- rushing around, always crazy busy, and rarely stopping to breathe? Is sex the last thing you need to tick off on an already long to-do list at the end of each day? Do you end up exhausted, flopping into bed and trying to get …