hugging

Scientists may have found the reason why some people hate hugs.
So many relationships that could have been saved.
This article first appeared on QuietRev.com Forget four-letter words. I can withstand most swears, even inventive ones, with
Everywhere (Facebook, Twitter, blogs, respectable news sites, gossipy web pages, you name it), there have been headlines about how hugging your dog is harmful and wrong! wrong! wrong!
I'm not attracted to women my own age! Sound familiar? I've heard this statement from countless male acquaintances & friends in their 50s and 60s. Men -- you're probably nodding your head in agreement. Not all of you -- but quite a few!
The way we work is broken when scores of talented people can't attend to their basic human needs. Until the larger systemic issues are fixed, these and other stories continue to push me to create stress-relief strategies that can actually be incorporated in your super-hectic day. Here are 10 such strategies to try when you have five minutes or less.
Hugging and touching someone, especially in a business setting, can oftentimes be misconstrued and lead to controversy or confusion. Before you go in for the big hug, consider the following seven tips.
As my mom sits in a Philadelphia area hospital recouping from open heart surgery, I now see these as the many small moments that gave me strength, a deep sense of loyalty, and a hearty appreciation for the odd.
When the short, old, white guy in a blue jacket drops by the café where I write, like clockwork, a couple of beefy regulars shout, jumping out of their seats, and one-by-one, heave their hulking bodies into his arms for a hug.
It seems to be a correlation between hugs and a successful career, a correlation that for many people is obvious. We know that hugs increase oxytocin, lower blood pressure, and decrease cortisol.
I have wanted to give up more than I would like to reveal. But I have come to realize a very important thing -- I thrive because I am on an adventure. I thrive through the failures, through the tears, through the pain and through the fear. I thrive because I dare to dream.
I didn't know I was so bad until a coworker pulled me aside one day and gave me quite the intervention. "When you hug, Jen," he said, "You look you're in pain. Like a jellyfish is stinging you. Or someone is doing the Electric Slide on top of your toes."
Whether you're wrapped up in the arms of your partner or greeting a friend hello, hugs have a way of making us feel warm
The Digital Age has me distraught. I spend so little 'face time' with the people I care most about. Texting is the mot du jour. Bah -- Humbug! We seem to live in a world where the motto is 'neither a hugger nor huggee be.'
The person who you are sitting across from on this an inaugural date may end up being the person who is still sitting with you at 80, when you're wrinkly and up a few bucks in a game of bingo.
Talking Speaking of communication -- even just spending time together without touching can put you at ease and lower blood
Parker Jackson told the station that the no-hug directive was issued last week, upon his return to school following a hospital
Cuddling might be the best thing to do with your significant other. That's where Jackie Samuels comes in. This ingenious