What is sexual wellness and why is everyone talking about it?


The term sexual wellness has gained significant attention since people have started talking more freely on the topic of sex and pleasure. Although the term sex has been considered a taboo topic for so long, nowadays, many have taken a more open-minded approach. 

Today, we will delve deeper into the topic and share some tips to help you understand it better. We will explore how it’s related to physical and mental health and why it is important.

Understanding The Notion of Sexual Wellness

The definition can vary depending on cultural and personal perspectives. However, there’s no denying the link between sexual health and general well-being. Sexual well-being isn’t just about practicing safe sex to prevent STDs. Namely, this term also refers to exploring your sexuality and trying different ways to achieve pleasure. In other words, sexual wellness is all about meeting individual needs and finding pleasure on your own terms.

However, to experience the benefits, you must be aware of several things. This means you have to understand and respect sexual rights, have access to resources about sexual education, experience intimacy, and communicate about sexual health with others, such as healthcare providers and partners. Most importantly, you have to understand that your emotions and mind need to be involved in the process. Otherwise, you will not experience the pleasure you expect.

The Importance of Sexual Well-Being

In an age when everyone talks about health and well-being, sexual health deserves just as much attention. So, it is essential to understand the notion of wellness to experience the following benefits. 

  • Improved relationship:  Emotions are essential in your pleasure experience, which means you get emotional intimacy. This is how to establish an enduring and meaningful relationship with your partner.
  • Enhanced self-confidence:  When you experience pleasure, it directly boost your self-esteem and confidence. In short, you are more likely to experience improved confidence when you feel comfortable about your sexuality.
  • Overall health improvement: Sexual pleasure impacts your physical and mental health. Therefore, it is not surprising that sexual healthiness can improve your physical and mental state. 

How to Enhance Your Sex Wellness

There are several ways to enhance your sexual well-being so you can experience its rewarding benefits. Here are several sexual wellness tips:

  • Practice Mindfulness: During intercourse, you need to deeply connect with your partner and be mindful of their feelings. This is how you build solid intimacy that helps you experience enhanced pleasure. 
  • Keep yourself active: Make sure you stay physically active to boost your energy levels. This is also a way to reduce stress and improve libido.         

The In Trive respects sexual liberations and cherishes people who care about their pleasure. Sexual wellness is about feeling comfortable in your skin while exploring your sexuality on your own. Nonetheless, we also discuss concepts of monogamy, celibacy, conscious sensuality, and everything that allows individuals to express themselves in their own manner. 

For more wellness tips, please check out our Wellness page, and don’t forget to follow us on social media.  


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