Navel-gazing may serve a useful purpose, after all. People may use belly button beauty to assess the fitness of a potential mate, according to Aki Sinkkonen of the University of Helsinki, Finland.
"I was younger than nowadays, and some of my friends were discussing how some women have a beautiful umbilicus or navel," Sinkkonen told Discovery News. "I was thinking, 'How is this possible? If this is scar tissue, how is it possible that it can be beautiful?"
Indeed, the navel is often cited as a textbook example of a useless body part. But Sinkkonen, who published his idea recently in the FASEB Journal, said there is plenty of evidence that there is more to it than that. Read more
Friday, January 30, 2009
Navel gazing is slang for "excessive introspection, self-absorption, or concentration on a single issue" - something that people involved in meditation, Tantra, or even yoga are sometimes accused of. "Navel gazing" may serve a useful purpose though. It can help evaluate a potential mate, according to Aki Sinkkonen of the University of Helsinki, Finland.
Friday, January 16, 2009
Maya Silverman reveals how to enjoy your own Tantric Night of Pleasure.
Setting the Scene For Pleasure
Set the scene for your Tantric Night of Pleasure by taking the time to prepare a deliciously sensual environment. Put some thought into creating a warm, relaxing, and seductive space within which to begin your Tantric Yoni and Lingham massage, or His ‘N Hers Tantric Massage. Read more
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
It's no secret the benefits of yoga include, but are not limited to a healthy body, calm mind, reduced stress, feeling of connectivity with self and the world, increased awareness and sensitivity, and an overall feeling of awesomeness. A yoga practice cultivates awareness, confidence, and creates a healthy body and mind. If you need some help getting started, Tara Stiles has put together this yoga routine for absolute beginners.
Friday, January 2, 2009
Women who practiced the Eastern techniques of mindfulness and yoga reported increased libido as well as better orgasms. However, not all Eastern-based benefits manifest in the mind. Yoga also has been found to effectively treat premature ejaculation in men.
... According to a recent review article in the Dec. 3 issue of The Journal of Sexual Medicine, sexually unsatisfied women who practiced the Eastern techniques of mindfulness and yoga reported improvements in levels of arousal and desire, as well as better orgasms. In addition, yoga has been found to effectively treat premature ejaculation in men. Read more