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Posts from January 2019

The emotional benefits of nurturing physical touch 
But did you know that nurturing touch triggers oxytocin a hormone that reduces levels of cortisol in the body reducing blood pressure, improving gut motility and decreasing intestinal inflammation? 
Do you value the reassuring hug from a close friend when you are feeling low or when you receive bad news and your partner holds you close? 
But what if you don’t have a partner or family close by who can offer that physical contact? maybe you are going through a relationship breakdown or you partner or best friend has died and you are suddenly alone. 
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