Have you ever been in the middle of having sex and you cannot, for the life of you, get out of your own head?
Or maybe you feel really self-conscious, or upset, or disconnected? Or even like, kind of numb?
It can be a deeply frustrating feeling, when what is supposed to be an intimate, pleasurable, or cathartic experience just simply isn't living up to your expectations.
But, in my experience, one of the most transformative and helpful tactics toward becoming more present during sex actually involves something you're probably doing right at this very moment. Read more
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Spicing things up in the bedroom can be as simple as taking a deep breath, according to Annakeara Stinson.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Women enjoy fingering as much as other sexual activities, says Svetlana Ivanova, so give these five orgasmic fingering techniques a try.
Porn portrays lesbian sex as mostly dildos and scissoring, but fingering is actually the most popular lesbian sexual practice, according to at least one sex survey. Since most lesbians enjoy fingering, it's important to know how to make it fun and pleasurable. The following are five fingering techniques that every lesbian should know. Read more
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Shakti Amarantha shares a beginner's guide to good, great, and amazing sex.
An old friend of mine did a really cool thing last month. She combed through the non-Tantra posts that I have scattered through this blog and organized them into what amounts to a sex ed handbook. Although she called it "A Beginner's Guide," it's really for anyone who wants to have better sex.
She goes by the name "TantraGirl" on Reddit, and this was her original post. It was a labor of love, and she has kindly granted permission for me to quote her. All of the comments below were written by her: Read more
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Tantric Yoni massage is not only pleasurable, but it also has health benefits, says Liisa Maimon.
Tantric Yoni Massage can shape a woman’s life in several ways. Besides helping her to find spiritual clarity, it can have a healing effect on the body as well. The exploration of femininity that is Tantric Yoni Massage, can provide a variety of health and healing benefits, which are often overlooked in many neo-Tantra teachings of today. Read more
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Adina Rivers shares the five magical steps to an orgasmic vagina (even if you don't feel much now).
A few years back, I could only feel clitoral orgasms with a vibrator or my finger. My vagina was numb and sexual intercouse felt painful.
Back then, I believed the female g-spot to be nothing more than a fairy tale.
I certainly didn’t know my body was capable of over 11 different kinds of orgasm, and that the areas inside my vagina which had been numb and painful, would later prove to be my most reliable gateways to sexual ecstasy. Read more
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Sheila Patel, M.D. shares the mind-body healing benefits of pranayama.
“For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth.” ~Sanskrit proverb
Breath is essential to life. It is the first thing we do when we are born and the last thing we do when we leave. In between that time, we take about half a billion breaths. What we may not realize is that the mind, body, and breath are intimately connected and can influence each other. Our breathing is influenced by our thoughts, and our thoughts and physiology can be influenced by our breath. Learning to breathe consciously and with awareness is the fourth limb of yoga, and it can be a valuable tool in helping to restore balance in the mind and body.
Researchers have documented the benefits of a regular practice of simple, deep breathing (1,2,6), which include: Read more
Thursday, November 30, 2017
If you are intrigued by Tantra, but do not currently have an equally interested partner, here are five ways to begin practicing alone.
Contrary to popular belief, one does not need a partner to practice tantra.
In fact, the best way to begin to learn tantra is alone.
The following are five suggestions for how you can begin to heighten your awareness of your inner world, and cultivate your sexual energy with tantric practices. From there, you will, in turn, become more comfortable and confident in connecting with your beloved, and—by extension—the world. Read more