There is a lot of talk around morning routines. From Hal Elrod's inspired book Miracle Morning to Tim Ferriss's podcast on deconstructing excellence, there is a burgeoning understanding that having a morning routine is the key to unlocking productivity and one's best life. So, morning routines are where it's at. But one very important life activity seems to be missing from these discussions: Where are the orgasms?
A little over a year ago, I decided to add an orgasm into my morning routine. I went from really liking my mornings of meditating, journaling and literally smelling the roses to loving myself as a part of my routine. I'm happier, more calm and focused and have a better connection and more appreciation for my body than ever.
If you're ready to change things up in the morning and start your day feeling satisfied, I recommend checking out these seven reasons why starting your day with an orgasm needs to make it into your morning routine.
7 Reasons To Include An Orgasm In Your Morning Routine
1. Cortisol Flush
If someone told you that the key to stress relief, belly fat loss and better sleep was to make a magical smoothie of kale, avocado and chia seeds every morning, I bet you'd try it. Right? I would. Personally, I love a healthy, delicious smoothie first thing in the morning.
But, what gets overlooked is how healthily you could start your day without ever getting out of bed! A orgasm first thing in the morning causes your oxytocin levels (the feel good hormone) to soar and your cortisol levels to plummet.
Want a flatter belly? Spend some extra time getting it on in the morning. Cortisol is your stress hormone and high levels of cortisol causes belly bloat, along with a buffet of other terrible health problems. So, rather than popping out of bed already stressed about your to-do list, start your day with a clear mind by getting off instead.
2. Pleasure Begets Pleasure
We live in a world where we are inundated with "shoulds" and even worse, most of our "shoulds" are grounded in self-hate. I should make more money (I'm not living well enough). I should be married by now (Why am I still single? What's wrong with me?). I should eat this bland salad and exercise everyday for an hour (I will hate my body until I love it.) Argh!
However, when you adopt a mindset of pleasure-begets-pleasure, there is no room for "should's" because you're being truly honest with yourself. If you say, "I want to lose weight, but I want to do it in a way that brings me pleasure," then running on the treadmill for an hour is most likely not an option for many. But, depending on how vigorous your personal pleasuring or partnered love making may be, studies show that on average burn about seven calories per minute on the treadmill and three calories per minute during sex. Talk about compelling data to double up on your time in-between the sheets!
Thus, when you can have your needs met in a pleasuring way, why push yourself into the realm of shoulds? An orgasm (or two) first thing in the morning helps you frame your day in the pleasure mindset. You are here for pleasure. Question everything else.
3. Release Creates Focus
Have you ever been told to "take a few deep breaths" or "sit for a two-minute meditation" to stop the monkey brain when your head is spinning? Want to know what is ever more powerful? Yup, sexual fulfillment.
Talk about a perspective shift. The immediate drop in your cortisol levels helps you refocus on what you truly desire and often gives your mind the space for that creative spark.
Yet, because most of us don't work from home, we can't step away to bring on the big O. Instead, grant yourself permission to add an orgasm to your morning routine. It helps you start the day in your creative genius zone. It makes you less agitated overall. And, it sets you up to sidestep the head-spinning drama in the first place.
4. Orgasms Make Your Brain Smart
Think a morning Sudoku puzzle is the best way to smarten up your brain? Well orgasms improve memory and brain activity too! Through spiking dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) hormone levels in the body, orgasms provide a brain boost as well as a other physical benefits like lower risk of heart disease and bright beautiful skin. So, put down the puzzle and get back in bed!
5. There IS Time
Whether it is on your own or with your partner, when you start the day with an orgasm (or two), you start the day in a knowingness that there IS time for joy. And, truly, what else is the construct of time here for, than for us to enjoy it?
It's so easy to operate under an assumption that there just isn't enough time for the simple pleasures in life and yet, personally, when I operate in that assumption, I end up filling my days with a ton of stuff I don't like to doing.
The best way to create time is to slow it down. One way to do that is orgasm. Orgasms quiet our minds and engage our bodies. Naturally, our bodies move slower than our minds. This creates space for soaking in the pleasure of the moment.
6. Mind-Body Connection -- What Is One Without The Other?
When our physical or mental health fails us, it then becomes easy to see that a genius mind in an ailing body and vice-versa is a limited existence. So, protect the health of both your mind and body through one of the most enjoyable acts in life: orgasm.
The real gem, the true treasure, is when we create a mind-body connection. Then we are as beautiful on the outside as we are on the inside.
Get it on first thing in the morning. When you sync your mind and body first thing in the morning, you are setting yourself up for a successful day. You are reminding your mind of your turn-ons and fantasies and you are reminding your body of your commitment to express (self-love) and pleasure.
7. Getting To Know Yourself Better
The biggest secret behind radiant self-confidence is knowing yourself inside and out, and loving all of yourself... the fabulous and the not-so-fabulous.
This is why starting your day with a morning orgasm is vital. It is one of the most intimate ways you can know yourself and love yourself. If you know how to pleasure yourself or if you know how to ask someone else to pleasure you, then imagine how secure you'll be asking for that raise or going in for that job promotion. While the two scenes are worlds apart, the confidence it takes to ask for both comes from the same place.
Give yourself a morning confidence boost and start your day with the big O.
Imagine someone told you that if you followed one specific morning routine you'd be successful? Imagine if you did that but saw a wider vision than wealth. What are millions in the bank really worth if you have no connection to yourself, intimacy or pleasure? Prioritize what makes you feel good, love what makes you feel good. If that's money, mountains or a specific way your clit is licked, prioritize pleasure. And do so first thing. Every day.
Which of these seven reasons most resonates with you? Share below! I can't wait to hear how adding orgasms to your morning routine changes your day!
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