Let’s be honest—the world hasn’t gone easy on any of us lately. As a sexual wellness advocate, one thing I know for sure is that the relationship we have with our bodies can either exacerbate the stress of life or make it all the more manageable. As I balance my personal and professional life, I find my relationship to my mental health, my desires and my body to be what I continue to come back to for strength—no matter what is happening around me. I invest money in sex toys that make me feel empowerment, tension relief and true joy. Here are the ten toys I’ve loved the most this past year.