Our mental and emotional well-being are key to having a good sex drive. Any increase in stress, pressure, anxiety, depression or a fall in our body confidence can all really impact on how much we feel like having sex.
If you’re reading this and you think your libido has been impacted by your mental health, below I’ve put together a collection of the best tips I know (tried and tested by me!) for how to improve your well-being and recover your lost desire….
1. Knowledge is Power
The more you know and understand what impacts on your desire and how, the easier it is to understand the logic about why.
Exploring more about how our biology works to shut down desire when we’re stressed and anxious can help you find the means of understanding more about your own body and what’s happening. These are known as our “sexual brakes”-figuring out what yours are is the best place to begin.
3. Manage anxiety outside of the bedroom
Anxiety creeps up on us like a fog and it can be hard to shake it off once we’re in it. I suffer quite badly with anxiety, so here’s my unusual tips on how you can try and keep your anxiety under control. Dealing with worried thoughts outside of when you’re having sex can really help to improve your sex drive overall.