Stimulating. Fluid. Connected. Inspired. Blissful. Mysterious. Transcendent.
Have you ever noticed that the words people use to describe creative flow or peak sexual experiences are identical? Or when we are completely immersed in either a sexual act or a creative one, we suddenly feel more alive, vibrant, joyful and playful? That is because our sexual energy and creative energy are intimately entwined.
Little wonder that love and sexual desire have long been the muse of both professional and amateur poets, musicians, painters, writers, sculptors and other artists.
Nor should we be surprised when a British study conducted in 2002 provided firm evidence that creative men and women are more sexual. Further confirming what energy medicine practitioners have always known – that our sexuality and our creativity profoundly affect one another.
Creativity is not something granted to a select few but a trait we all possess. However, as we get older and grow accustomed to life’s many demands and responsibilities, the connection to our creative energy may atrophy and even disappear. Much like our libidos, if we do not regularly use our creativity, we are likely to lose it.
Does this mean that in order to sustain a long, satisfying sex life, we need to indulge in various artistic pursuits? Not necessarily. We can often derive the same artistic benefits simply by adopting common characteristics and behaviours found in highly creative individuals and applying them to our daily lives. And when we apply them directly to our lovemaking sessions? Well, the possibilities for greater sexual and sensual pleasure truly becomes endless. Here then are 9 creative habits for better sex: