Entries tagged with “Sexuality”
It's normal for sexual urges to slow down a bit as we age, but that means intimacy is more important than ever.
The nuances of assault, harassment, sexual advances and responsibility.
Eager to rev up your libido? Click here to learn more about the best foods to feed your body's sexual vitality, then try these recipes from raw vegan chef Elyse Clark. Maca B…
Want to be more mindful when it comes to sex? Try following these three rules.
Tired of oysters, chocolates, and strawberries? Try one of these five unique libido-boosting foods to help get your partner in the mood this Valentine’s Day.
Connecting to our sexual selves doesn’t always have to mean connecting to another person.
Natural forms of birth control are often discounted because of the tremendous amount of misinformation and misunderstanding that exists in both the medical community and in the gen…
On the spring equinox this year, with the full moon in Virgo, about a hundred people gathered excitedly together in Ashland, Oregon, to dance, to pray, and to perform ceremonies to…
A clear answer—even the answer you want—is just a few words away
Connect to the sacred sexual and erotic energy living in your low belly, pelvis, and genitals. This energy is related to our desire, our connection with others, our pleasure, playfulness, and the possibility of personal growth. It is a powerful part of who we are, whether or not we share that energy sexually with anyone else. Breathe into this space to honor and listen to it, inviting its guidance in our lives. This is a very simple mindfulness-based meditation, there is no explicit material here.
Rev up your sexual vitality with cinnamon and other surprising foods.
In a world where Judeo-Christian faith no longer writes the rules on intimacy, who will define the new sexual ethics?
A thousand years before Dr. Kegel, Taoist’s created this sensually healing practice
What’s the first thing you think of when someone says the word “tantra?” Does it have something to do with sex? To scholars of religion, the tantras are a collection of esote…
As more relationships open, I wanted to learn if this can be a spiritual practice for growing love.
A guided meditation to harness your sexual energy.
When the only goal of sex is pleasure through play for the sake of itself, we can surprise ourselves with how much is actually possible.
Sexual energy may be an expression of the divine within each of us. That's one reason a mindful approach to sexuality is so important.
Could the “bro code” be part of our DNA? A new study has found that men’s testosterone levels drop during contact with the wives and girlfriends of their closest male pals.
The yoga of relationships.
Nadia Bolz-Weber chats with Rami about sex, religion, and shame.
"Our sexuality is one of the tenderest, most vulnerable aspects of who we are. It needs us to be safe and to feel trust. Then it can come out with the confidence, creativity, and even fierce passion that are its natural expressions."
The Intimate Life: Awakening to the Spiritual Essence in Yourself and Others By Judith Blackstone, PhD (Sounds True) For many people, the word “spiritual” suggests something inta…
Did you know that there is a Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing? On January 8, the Religious Institute, together with Union Theological Seminary in New Yo…
Sex and orgasms have incredible health benefits for mind and body.
Dear Eve,I am writing because I’m in a funk. I have a wonderful marriage of almost four years. We are extremely open-minded and fun-loving individuals and through the years I have …
”Like many peoples inhabiting tropical climes, they are, as a culture, more touch-intensive. ... As they mature, their touching repertoire continues to evolve, leading to fulfilling love lives.”
Bliss and pleasure are enhanced by presence. Imagine making love that way.
Low sexual desire is incredibly common. For some people, low sexual desire can limit their energy and vitality. The good news is you can take control.
When I was a young student of religions, my first Sanskrit teacher, Nandini, with her ever-mirthful air of serenity, lured her entire class headlong into the tangled jungle of that…
Tantra is rooted in a quest for justice as much as spirituality and sexuality.
Several months ago, I heard about a practice developed in the 1980s called the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM), a natural form of birth control that a study in the journal Human R…
Moving beyond old-school male domination and the Sensitive New Age Guy (SNAG)
In many religious traditions, desire, especially sexual desire, is best to be avoided or carefully repressed. From Christianity to Buddhism, celibacy is understood as an important …
“These three practices all have the key quality of inviting pleasure while reducing stress.”
Appreciating the sexual feelings in our everyday lives
Why people have sex doesn’t seem like a mystery, but a study at the University of Texas asked that very question. We might assume that “it feels good” or “I wanted to show my love”…