Pleasure is part of health. Swell is a blog and educational resource exploring sexual wellness, intimacy, relationships, sexual health, and mindfulness.
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Sinikiwe Dhliwayo is an art director, public speaker, and founder of Naaya, which aims to make wellness equitable and restorative for BIPOC folks.
~ Loré Yessuff
Your libido is usually not a fixed, spontaneous entity.
For marginalized people and especially Black people, wellness challenges a culture that normalizes our shame and suffering.
~ Tara Aura
Masturbation has historically been considered blasphemous, unhealthy, and indulgent.
~ Suzannah Weiss
Yes, self-love is straight-up good for your physical health.
~ Gigi Engle
In an era of uncertainty, snapping nude selfies has become this writer’s sacred ritual.
From improving emotional regulation to enhancing gratitude, mindfulness can work wonders for your relationships.
~ Gillian Florence Sanger
Ready for a relationship? Become the best version of yourself.
Unlike talk therapy, somatic sex education expands self-inquiry into the entire body.
~ Amanda Wattie