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How To Use The Five-To-One Rule To Conquer Negative Thoughts About Your Body

How To Use The Five-To-One Rule To Conquer Negative Thoughts About Your Body

Last week I talked about the ways you treat your body. Today, I want to talk about the ways you talk to your body.

The sad truth is that most of us talk to our bodies in deeply cruel, insulting, and unloving ways.

We can go to those negative places so quickly too. It almost feels automatic or instinctual.

These negative judgments typically come from the cultures we grow up in. You’ve been socialized your entire life to believe that your body should look a certain way.

What’s deemed “desirable” – or even “acceptable” – by societal standards is usually incredibly narrow and specific.

Today, I want to share with you a little trick that I call the Five-To-One Rule.

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5 Minutes To Feeling Confident In Your Own Skin

5 Minutes To Feeling Confident In Your Own Skin

This month, I’m going to help you improve your body confidence.

Feeling comfortable and in-tune with your body is essential to having the sex life you crave. So this month you’re going to work on accepting your body, learning to reconnect with it (even when you don’t feel like it), and establishing a loving and positive relationship with the frame that carries you through life.

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You’re Lying To Yourself If You Think You’re Too Busy

You’re Lying To Yourself If You Think You’re Too Busy

When I ask the couples I work with to tell me what gets in the way of them having a better sex life, they almost always say, “We’re just so busy.”

I call BS.

Because here’s the thing: When you use the excuse “I’m too busy”, what you’re really telling your partner is, “The other things I chose to do today were more important to me than spending quality time with you.” The truth is that you are not too busy for daily connection with your partner.

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Hi! I'm Vanessa Marin.

I’m a sex therapist who helps people stop feeling embarrassed and start having more fun in the bedroom.

Get to know me and how I can help you bring the life back into your sex life.