Want to give your career a boost? Try having more sex. And becoming a fantastic employee is just the start when it comes to the benefits we can get from jumping between the sheets.
There are many reasons to have sex more often, at least when it comes to quality sex in a supportive relationship. More frequent sexual activity is linked to physical benefits, such as lower blood pressure, emotional perks, such as reduced stress, and relationship benefits, such as greater intimacy and a lower divorce rate. As far as the ideal frequency, a study found that general well-being is associated with sexual frequency, but only up to a certain point.
Sex can be the ultimate expression of romantic love and intimacy. Or an emotional roller coaster. Or a tension reliever.
Okay, okay. And anxiety goes way beyond the need to dine with Ben and Jerry for dinner— stress can be harmful to our physical health. Yet science suggests there are natural ways to regulate anxiety.
Having morning sex. Morning sex helps ease you into your workday. It can boost your energy levels and relieve stress.
Sex and stress are linked in several ways. Most of us instinctively know this already and feel it unmistakably when a particularly stressful week or two zaps us of our sex drive. But while stress can have a hand in low libidoit can also be a great stress reliever, which is why jokes about uptight bosses needing a good roll in the hay are always good for at least one knowing chuckle.
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Talking Apes.
According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, there are seven base needs that every person relies on in order to keep the human race going. They are: air, water, food, shelter, sleep, warmth, and - you guessed it - sex. Technically, it's for reproductive purposes; but because it is something we need, it's also something we innately want.
Have sex. Not just any sex, but great sex that makes you believe in the power of multiple orgasms again. Forget everything negative for a while.
Understanding how sex affects your brain can improve your roll in the hay, and it may also shed light on other parts of your health, says Barry R. It's not the easiest subject to study—test subjects might have to masturbate in an MRI machine—so research is still developing. But scientists are starting to unravel the mystery. Here's what we know so far about your brain on sex.