What's your sexiest season?

I’m winter sexy. 

I get off on skiing waist deep powder;soaking in hot springs; doing yoga in the early morning dark; and wrapping myself around a steaming mug of lemon ginger tea. 

Summer sexy, with my allergies and freckled, sun-sensitive skin, takes a little more effort. 

So in the heat of the day, I strip off my sweaty clothes, turn on the fan, curl up with my bad boy and take a sexy siesta. 

This is particularly helpful if I’ve experienced sexy insomnia the night before.

It’s a round about way of getting enough sleep and according to a recent New York Times article, this isn’t a bad approach.  In his article entitled “Rethinking Sleep” writer David K. Randal writes:

“Rather than helping us get more rest, the tyranny of the eight-hour block reinforces a narrow conception of sleep and how we should approach it.”

He continues, further supporting my sexy siesta/sexy insomnia strategy:

“It seemed that, given a chance to be free of modern life, the body would naturally settle into a split sleep schedule. Subjects grew to like experiencing nighttime in a new way. Once they broke their conception of what form sleep should come in, they looked forward to the time in the middle of the night as a chance for deep thinking of all kinds, whether in the form of self-reflection, getting a jump on the next day or amorous activity.”

Amorous activity.  I love that. 

I know my man never minds waking in the middle of the night to my torso- descending kisses. It just means w
e may need to crawl into the loft mid-day and take a nap.

See how this works? 

Sexy Prods:
Are you winter sexy or summer sexy? Spring or fall?

Do you have a sexy relationship with sleep these days? Tell me about it. If not, be sure and read Randal's article.

P.S. I'm going to a workshop at a super sensuous place next week.  No internet or cell coverage. See you in August.

8/2/2013 03:41:03 am

Thanks for the inspiration, knowing that sleep is sexy whenever it calls me. To sink into it as I would my man's arms or a good book, sleep is what keeps me awake :)

C.C. Havens
8/3/2013 09:20:20 am

Naps for enlightenment, I love it Madison. I've found that honoring my need to rest by taking a short nap is pure sweetness. Twenty-thirty minutes is optimal.

10/25/2013 04:36:13 pm

Great blog, I just created an account here too.


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