Why you owe it to yourself to get up-close & personal with your bits

If there’s one thing we love at the OhBox, it’s getting people at least a little excited about their own junk. After all, those are the bits and pieces that keep the planet stocked with humans that do wonderful things like invent iPhones and desalination plants. This is why we have taken it upon ourselves to become shameless self-love activists. And when we say ‘self-love’, we don’t mean bullet-journaling or Pilates, we mean taking the time to undo your pants and learning what’s what down yonder.

Here are a few reasons why you owe it to yourself (and your relationship, if you currently have one) to set aside some time to masturbate (jip, we used the M word!):

It’s the only way to figure out what you really like

You won’t really know what you enjoy in bed if you don’t play around a little by yourself. Given enough time, you’ll know exactly what kind of pressure, rhythm and angle hits the sweet spot. Once you have this knowledge in your arsenal, you’ll be able to show your partner the ropes in no time at all.

It’s super relaxing (for real)

Feeling a wee bit tense? Lock that door and get a little sassy, honey! It will clear that tension right up. It’s also particularly useful if you battle to fall asleep at night. Orgasms physically and emotionally relieve tension and exhaust the body, which allow you to fall asleep quicker.

It’s really good for your body

Contrary to what some misguided adult might have told you in your formative years, you will not get hair on your palms if you fiddle down there. In fact, it’s very good for you. For real. Having a nice, satisfying orgasm on the regular reduces your risk of mild depression, boosts your immune system, fights the effects of chronic pain and reduces your risk of heart disease by as much as 36%. We like to think of it as your body’s way of giving you a high five for making it feel oh-so-nice.

FUN FACT: The invention of the vibrator predates that of the electric iron and vacuum by a full decade. Those old-timey folks had their head screwed on right!

If you’re still a bit weirded out about Masturbation (with a capital M, because it’s that imposing), we highly recommend that you sign up for the OhBox STAT. We’ll get you hooked up with a few fun gadgets that will turn the entire affair into a scavenger hunt where the prize is a nice, endorphin-inducing orgasm that will have you bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in no time at all. Come on, you know you want to…