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Holiday Wellness: Self-Care Christmas Gift Guide for Singles & LDR's

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With the holidays approaching, it can be easy to lose sight of your health and wellness with all the hustle and bustle, and Christmas excitement. There are shopping lists and to-do lists, and Santa’s naughty and nice lists. Cooking, baking, gift-crafting, and present wrapping. Then we have cocktail parties, family gatherings, and office festivities. With everything going on under the mistletoe, life can get a little bit hectic and even stressful.

Time to take a breather!

That’s why we’ve put together this little holiday helper list of ways you can practice self-care—whatever that means to you—so you can chill out, indulge in some self-pampering, and celebrate yourself this season of self-love (aka masturbation)!

Importance of self-care through sexual wellness

Self-care can be anything from taking time out to relax, or Netflix and chill, to meditating, cleansing bath rituals, going to the spa, or a long walk in nature, and taking time to unplug and replenish your vitality.

Sexual wellness, including solo sex and romantic intimacy with your partner, are also ways you can indulge yourself, and your pleasure.

And, while you may think that sex and pleasure are a luxury, the truth is they help to improve your overall wellness on every level. Masturbation and orgasm help to relieve stress, boost your immune system, elevate your mood, relieve menstrual cramps, increase self-esteem, and lowers the risk of prostate cancer for prostate owners, among other amazing health and wellness benefits.

So, while you are checking off your self-care bucket list his holiday season, don’t forget the sensual delights that will recharge your joie de vivre and help you destress!

Making time for self-care during the holidays

That’s all fine and dandy, and sure I’d love to, but how does one even find the time? We hear you! Finding time for self-care is not easy. In fact, if you don’t make time for it, you will probably never “find” the time. Self-care has to be a non-negotiable part of your life that you make time for on a daily/weekly basis.

Here are ten great ways to make that happen:

  1. Schedule it in. Yes, like an appointment. You wouldn’t miss a doctor’s appointment, so self-care should be just as important. Block off one hour a day, or at least 15 minutes, to take a self-care break, and a few hours or even a whole day once a week. Imagine having a whole day every week to do all the things you love: sleep in, breakfast in bed, read a book, and just be lazy! Sounds like bliss!

  2. Set healthy boundaries for yourself. Learn that “No” is a whole sentence. Opt out of things that might be emotionally draining and don’t stretch yourself too thin. You can’t be everything for everybody, and remember, your needs are just as important as the needs of others. What’s that saying about putting on your own oxygen mask first?

  3. Try to get enough ZZZs. If you burn the candle at both ends, eventually it will lead to burn-out. Try to make an effort to get adequate sleep and recharge your batteries. Take power naps when you can throughout the day, which can be almost as effective if you can’t get a full night’s sleep.

  4. Meditate. Meditation has been shown to restore calm and inner peace. This is because your body produces less cortisol, which is linked to chronic stress. Even five minutes a day can create deeper relaxation and calm the body’s stress response.

  5. Stay hydrated. Yes, good old H20 is your friend, as it boosts your energy and flushes toxins out of the body. Drinking a sufficient amount of water may help to reduce depression and anxiety.

  6. Remember to breathe. Taking just a few minutes to step away and do some deep breathing exercises can make all the difference in the world between having a breakdown and being super Zen. It is like an amazing superpower you can use to protect yourself against the stresses of the holidays.

  7. Give and receive a hug! Hugs release oxytocin, the feel-good “cuddle” hormone which makes us feel happier and relieves stress. A good hug can also lower your blood pressure, lower anxiety, and boosts your heart health.

  8. Take time out from the family. While you may have to show up for the festivities, and it is important to spend time with family, during the holidays it can be a bit overwhelming. Slip away for a little “me” time when time allows! 😉 (Yes, we do mean self-pleasure here).

  9. Privacy. If you have kids, make sure to put a lock on that bedroom door so you can have some sacred self-pleasure time (or sexy time with your partner) as well.

  10. Shop Online. Skip the malls, crowds, and shopping frenzy this Black Friday by shopping online! Easy-peasy, less stress, headaches, saves on gas, and ships right to your door. Like we said: easy-peasy!

How to incorporate self-care into your LDR

If you and your partner are in an LDR, it may be more challenging to find quality time together… especially of a romantic nature.

Ways to spice it up a long-distance love affair include:

  • Sexting.
  • Facetime.
  • Getting a virtual sex toy you can use long distance.
  • Send your lover erotic surprises that they are not expecting, just because!
  • Plan virtual date nights.
  • Send love notes or virtual cards.
  • Plan a holiday adventure getaway together!
  • Don’t forget to schedule your sexy time with your partner as well.

Keep that spark alive long distance so when you do see your honey IRT the fire is easy to rekindle.

Self-care gift guide to treat yourself this holiday season

Now that you are ready for some sexy self-care and pleasure, here are some naughty favorites and ideas to keep you going all through the holidays, thanks to Santa’s little helpers.

Sensual Sleepwear: Since you have to sleep some time, why not make your nap time even sexier with silky sleepwear that will make you feel luxurious?

Body Lotions: Invest in sensual body lotions or massage oils for self-love pampering and soothing massage therapy.

Bathing Rituals: Kama Sutra’s luxury bathing gels in Wild Clove, Blue Ocean, and Mint Tree for the bath or shower are just the thing to relax and invigorate you after a long day.

Massage Candles: Earthly Body Hemp Seed Massage Candle Trio Set is a wonderful way to create a calming ambiance to ease you into a relaxing massage.

Natural Lubricants: A great way to indulge your pleasure zones is with a natural lubricant like Aloe Cadabra enriched with Aloe and Vitamin E.

Self-Care Kit: The TooTimid Essentials Bundle kit features everything you need for a relaxing night of self-care for you and/or your partner.

G-spot/P-spot Play: The Luxury G-Spot / P-Spot Curve Ribbed Silicone Vibrating Power Dildo is perfect for providing orgasmic stimulation to both vagina-owners and prostate-owners of all genders and sexual orientations. The Ultimate Wireless Rim Job Silicone Prostate Massager is another crowd-pleaser that will give you waves of orgasmic pleasure.

Masturbators: Penis-owners will love the Ribbed HJ Stroker Aide that provides textured intensity and sensations from the head to the base of the shaft. Or, if something more life-like is your style, try out the Realistic Double-Ended Stroker - Tight Pussy & Ass or BJ & Pussy Stroker for a flesh-like feel and two holes in one!

Orgasm Rabbit: If you want a dual-purpose pleasure item, then the Orgasm Rabbit or “Wave” Rabbit is sure to light you up with both clitoral and G-spot simultaneous stimulation.

Clit Sucker: If maximum stimulation and intensity is your thang, try the Duo Tease High-Intensity Clit Sucker & Vibrator for bliss-tingling powerful orgasms!

Realistic Dildos: The Ultra-Realistic real-skin dildo feels amazing and features a suction cup for hands-free fun.

Kegel Balls: Take your vagina workouts up a notch with these luxury rechargeable Vibrating Kegel Ball Exerciser Set to strengthen and tone your orgasm muscles.

Happy Holidays!

Make this the best holiday ever with sexy self-care!

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