Showing posts with the label women’s sexuality

7 things that can stand in the way of weight loss

Certain habits can hinder your attempts to lose weight - and keep it away.
If you've changed your eating habits to focus on healthier foods and taken your workout seriously, you can expect to lose weight. However, the reality is that despite what you may have believed, weight loss is more complicated than calorie consumption versus calorie consumption. If you are trying to lose weight, check these habits that may interfere with your efforts.
1. You save on protein.
If you normally eat a muffin or avocado toast for breakfast, you may need to increase your protein intake. Research has shown that a high-protein breakfast can help alleviate hunger, so you may be less tempted to have a morning snack.
Protein is also important at lunch and dinner. If you routinely eat salads or sip gazpacho without accompanying protein - such as boiled egg, yogurt, beans, meat, poultry, or fish - over time, this can lead to a decrease in muscle tissue, which means that your metabolism will slow down and mak…

How Shifting Your Mindset Can Bring More Pleasure to Your Sex Life

Vibrators and lube can only do so much to improve your most intimate relationships.
At one point in every rom-com, a gorgeous, exciting new couple has out-of-this-world sex (and the woman orgasms—multiple times). But real-life intimacy doesn't quite match up with what's shown on the big screen. In fact, more than 50 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with their sex lives, according to a 2018 national survey.

One possible reason? Our approach to sex has been all wrong, says Emily Nagoski, Ph.D., a sex educator, a speaker, and the author of the best-selling book Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life. Rather than introducing vibrators and other toys into the bedroom to improve your ~sexy time~, shifting your thinking might just be the secret key to unlocking more pleasure. Here, Nagoski explains the current state of women's sexuality and what it takes to make sex more enjoyable for everyone involved.

One of the main themes of Come As…