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Explain It To Me: The Draw of Being Spanked

Explain It To Me: The Draw of Being Spanked

Despite being commonplace in kinky relationships, explaining the appeal of being spanked to someone who is new to the scene or curious about it can be difficult.

17 comments Posted by kallista | Posted in: Beginner Basics

Exploring Hormone Junkies: Part 4 – Endorphins

How are Endorphins related to play? Here’s how Endorphins give you that happy pain blocking effect as well as euphoria.

Comments Off Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Play and Sex
Humor and Submission:  Service with a Smile (and a laugh or two)

Humor and Submission:  Service with a Smile (and a laugh or two)

By considering it as a form of service, bringing laughter to your relationship, life, and scenes can allow you to enjoy an infrequently discussed but a very pleasurable side of BDSM.

1 comment Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: BDSM Fundamentals
Exploring Hormone Junkies: Part 1 – Adrenaline

Exploring Hormone Junkies: Part 1 – Adrenaline

The simulated danger and potential for bodily harm in BDSM can cause large doses of this neurotransmitter to be dumped into your bloodstream, increasing your heart rate and giving you a rush.

Comments Off Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Play and Sex

Learning About Positive Pain Processing Methods

There are two common methods to positively process pain. Dispersion and Release are more like titles for a range of positive techniques.

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex, Video Posts

Understanding Natural Pain Processing Techniques for Better BDSM Play

There are three natural pain processing methods. They are acceptance, denial, and devouring. Two of these methods are very common, and the third being rare.

5 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex, Video Posts
Learning Better Pain Processing Through Visualization

Learning Better Pain Processing Through Visualization

As a masochist I enjoy pain for the sake of pain. I don’t always want to escape from it; rarely do I enjoy sub space because it separates me from the pain. I want to feel it, embrace it and hold it close. I’ve learned a few important skills that push those pain boundaries and bring me further into a sadist’s grasp. The most valuable of those skills is visualization.

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex
You Could Be in Danger While in Top/Sub Space – Learn How to Protect Yourself

You Could Be in Danger While in Top/Sub Space – Learn How to Protect Yourself

What if I told you the impaired judgment, the slow verbal responses, the sweats or shakes and the sluggish behavior can be dangerous to your health and others if you don’t know how to deal with it? Those warning labels aren’t just for alcohol and prescription drugs.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Play and Sex
Little Known Ways We Experience Sub Space

Little Known Ways We Experience Sub Space

Sub space is a real thing. It does happen and there are many ways you can reach sub space, experience sub space and come out of sub space. And there are people that don’t reach sub space. That doesn’t make you any less of a submissive, not at all. It just means you experience things differently.

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex
Some of the Best Kept Secrets to Sub Drop Recovery

Some of the Best Kept Secrets to Sub Drop Recovery

There are things you can do to help you prevent some or all of the symptoms of sub drop. Taking care of yourself after you play is a personal responsibility that I wish more submissives would take upon themselves.

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex
How to Write a BDSM Scene Report

How to Write a BDSM Scene Report

The point of a scene report requested is to help you analyze your responses and emotions surrounding the play. So let’s figure out how to write a useful scene report.

5 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex
How to Safely Manage Sub Frenzy

How to Safely Manage Sub Frenzy

How to manage sub frenzy so that it leaves you smarter, stronger and more prepared to handle the rush.

5 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Beginner Basics
10 Tips to Calm Your Nerves When Meeting a Dominant for the First Time

10 Tips to Calm Your Nerves When Meeting a Dominant for the First Time

The nervous energy attached to meeting a Dominant for the first time doesn’t go away for everyone. If you know a few tips and ways to calm your nerves before the big date, you’ll feel relaxed and ready to put your best foot forward.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Relationships
What To Do When You Encounter Limits Mid Scene

What To Do When You Encounter Limits Mid Scene

I’d like you to understand that it is okay to find limits you didn’t know where there. They could be play activities that you never experienced before that you found you don’t like or it could be a pain or sensation edge. Either way, it does not make you any less of a person or a submissive or a masochist. It actually makes you that much more unique and special.

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex

[Video Post] How To Help Your Dominant Through Dom Drop

How do you care for a Dom/Master who is suffering dom drop? What should a sub do to help them through this? It seems that they get reclusive. Is this normal?

6 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Ask Anything, Video Posts
Why BDSM and Sex are Not Always Connected

Why BDSM and Sex are Not Always Connected

Sure it may turn you on, but you still get to decide how far you go to care for that. After all, BDSM is about exchanging sensations and exploring your body’s responses to stimulus. It is not always sex.

17 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex, Sex and Sexuality
Perspectives: Flogging

Perspectives: Flogging

Flogging remains one of my favorite activities and KnyghtMare is pretty good with one or two floggers (Florentine-style), and he teaches it in classes in the area. As with the other Perspectives posts I wanted to share with you how it feels for a submissive to be the receiver of a flogging.

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex

[Video] Can I Access Subspace Too?

I’m teaching you today is how you can try to reach subspace. No matter how hard it is for you in the past there is a way for you to experience some or all of what subspace has to offer.

3 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex, Video Posts
Perspectives: Rope Bondage

Perspectives: Rope Bondage

Playing with rope is one of the first things that I was exposed to when I discovered kink. To me it was safe and tame and something that didn’t scream kinky freak to me. Besides that I didn’t know what I was doing, the person that I chose to introduce me to a bit of rope did and it was a fantastic first experience all around.

4 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Play and Sex

For Consent to Count…ASSENT Has to Matter

I’ve been following an epic thread on consent for months now, watching sadly as many of the comments devolve into dangerously magical thinking and wishing somebody would speak up, and say “Whoa. There’s a point at which personal responsibility comes into play here.”

10 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Community, Safety
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