The Sexiest 7 Things You Can Do for Your Health

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Everybody loves to feel sexy, and there are so many things that are marketed to women nowadays to put you in the zone. From lingerie to perfume to specialty diets, there’s no shortage of stuff you can get that’s supposed to make you feel sexy. But real beauty and sexiness comes from the inside out, and while this means you should be kind, confident and good to others, it can also mean taking care of the mind and body.

When you’re healthy, feeling sexy comes easier. You can learn to feel good in your body and turn your attention to a well rounded sense of sexiness that enriches your experiences. Feeling healthy mentally and physically can remind you how strong, powerful and truly sexy you are.

1. Stay Hydrated

Water is good for you, point blank. It helps your mood, your skin and your energy levels. Plus, staying hydrated can give you an extra glow that is sure to make anyone feel totally sexy. Who wouldn’t? Your skin gleams, you have an extra pep in your step and every system in your body feels like it’s functioning at the top of its game.

2. Practice Safe Sex

One of the best ways to feel truly sexy is to feel empowered and secure in your sex life. Practicing safe sex is important, no matter how many partners you have or how often you engage. Finding a contraceptive method that works for you to protect against STIs and unwanted pregnancy along with getting tested regularly can help you feel secure and confident in your sex life and protect your sexual health. What could be sexier than that?

3. Floss

Oral health is great for feeling clean, healthy and totally sexy. When you flash a bright and beautiful smile, it’s authentically sexy. Plus, having breath that smells great and a clean grin brings a little sparkle to any sweet kiss or dazzling smile. Ideally, you should floss your teeth seven times a week, or once a day. Make it a part of your bedtime or morning routine so you never forget.

4. Practice Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the practice of constantly remaining in the moment and paying attention to the sensations all around you. You can achieve this through grounding exercises, mantras and meditation. Mindfulness has proven to be beneficial for mental health, reducing stress and even increasing productivity. When you focus on feeling good in the moment, it can also help you feel totally sexy.

Focusing on the sensation of your favorite clothes on your body, how you feel when you walk or how your body moves when you’re dancing around in your kitchen can ground you in the moment and make you feel sexy and at home in your body. Mindfulness is a practice that moves with you throughout the day, and it can come into play in some of the most unexpected places.

5. Surround Yourself With Body Positivity

Body positivity is a movement that’s swept social media in recent years, and for a good reason — it’s all about loving the skin you’re in. When you love your body, you’ll feel sexier in it. Body positivity is great for mental health and self confidence, because everyone deserves to love themselves and feel sexy.

Practicing positive self talk, wearing clothes that make you happy and fit you right, exercising and eating right so you can feel good and tossing that scale out the window are all ways to feel more body positive. You deserve to feel good about your body, because really, what’s not to love?

6. Have a Skincare Routine

While skincare can be luxurious and a bit of a treat, it can also be a regular part of caring for your health. Your skin is the largest organ on your body, after all, and what you put on it is important. Putting a bit of extra effort into your skincare can help make your face glow so you can feel comfortable and confident in your appearance. Plus, products like moisturizer and sunscreen can help protect your skin from damage so you can stay healthy for years to come.

7. Get Moving

Exercising and finding a workout routine that you truly love is about so much more than getting fit and toned. When you work out and find joy in moving your body, you’ll feel stronger and more capable. You’ll notice a difference in how you move about your everyday life, not to mention the empowering headspace of actually doing the workout you love. When you work out for you, it’ll make you feel sexy from the inside out.

Feeling sexy is about so much more than how your body looks or the clothes you’re wearing. It’s about confidence, strength, and the light that radiates from you when you know you’re beautiful and healthy. Taking care of your health can make you feel sexy from the inside out, and that feeling is unlike any other.

Jennifer Landis
Jennifer Landis is a wife, mom, writer, and healthy living blogger. She enjoys longs walks around the block with her toddler, prefers tea over coffee, and eats way too much peanut butter. You can find more from Jennifer on her blog, http://mindfulnessmama.com or follow her on Twitter @JenniferELandis

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