The success of a regular mindfulness practice in business, sports and the arts is not breaking news. But less often discussed is its power to create peak performance in dating and relationships -- helping us not only to be more successful in your relationships, but also to navigate them with less effort and less stress.
If we do not have contentment within, we certainly will not have any to share. Our relationships become much more fulfilling after we become fulfilled in ourselves, from within. It is illusory to seek well-being from other people, as much to seek it in material possessions or job promotions. All of those satisfactions are temporary.
If you had asked me whether sex was an important part of the equation several years ago, I would have brushed you off with a quick "sure." There would have been a myriad of excuses as to why it wasn't something I invested energy into. As Sweet Brown so succinctly put it, "Ain't nobody got time for that."