Don’t stress about your body
“I wish I could have told my younger self not to worry so much about how my body looked, because it held me back from being present in my body during sex,” says Sarah Tomchesson, sex educator and head of business operations at The Pleasure Chest.
You can know the best sex tricks in the book, but if you don’t feel comfortable in your skin, sex is always going to be lukewarm,” says Ossai. Granted, there’s no magic trick to improving your body confidence. “It requires patience, consistent effort, and kindness.” Ossai suggests taking control by avoiding people and media that leave you feeling sub-par. Instead, figure out what helps you feel beautiful, confident, powerful, and sexy. “As your body confidence improves, so will your sex life,” Ossai says.
And if you need a little extra inspiration, check out some of these great body positive moments.