Sex and stress can be spoken about in the same breath. Too much stress in your life can play havoc with your sex levels and in this article, we will give you six solid tips on how to keep stress to a minimum and enjoy a much happier sex life.
Reducing stress in your life involves several things including your diet and exercise levels and if you are finding it hard to even think about sex then keep reading.
How To Reduce Stress In Your Life
#1. Did you know that sex can elevate your levels of oxytocin. This hormone is related to love and bonding and it also promotes relaxation. Regular sex can lead to diminished levels of anxiety as well as low blood pressure.
#2. Those who lack any exercise in their lives should consider deep breathing as a way to help your blood and oxygen flow through the body. This can have a profound impact on your levels of stress but it also has the ability to enhance lovemaking.
#3. It goes without saying that exercise is good for you. It helps relieve tension that builds up in your body promoting endorphins. Sex and stress reduction and exercise go hand in hand so find activities that promote healthy activity and start today. Lovemaking following exercise can be an exciting experience and if you haven’t tried it, discuss it with your partner.
#4. Proper sleep levels are important. However, high stress levels can impact your sleep patterns but maintaining a regular routine or pattern can get you back gaining the proper amount of “shut eye.” You should also be aware that some of the best sleep you can have is after sex so again, it’s something you and your partner should talk about as a way to help get into proper sleep patterns.
#5. Good and proper diet is another good stress reliever. B,C and E vitamins all help in releasing that tension so eating fresh fruit and vegetables on a consistent basis will have long lasting effects.
#6. Sex and stress relief as mentioned above are a good combination. A healthy sex life is a powerful combatant of the rigors of daily life when things are getting you down. However, you’ll need a willing partner and for couples who are experiencing stress in their lives, consider the benefits of lovemaking as part of your solution to breaking free from it.