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13 most important benefits of hugs and touches

13 most important benefits of hugs and touches

“We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” - Virginia Satir, family therapist. It...

Do not rush into divorce 💑 + 👫 + 👨‍👩‍👧+ 💔

Do not rush into divorce 💑 + 👫 + 👨‍👩‍👧+ 💔

This post was recommended by couple counsellors. Marriage and love often follow seven periods. If we knew about these periods 80% of all marriages ...

25 Unique Wedding Gift Ideas for Every Budget

25 Unique Wedding Gift Ideas for Every Budget

Your dearly beloved are getting married, and you want to show them your undivided support by getting them a wedding gift that will either: Make th...

What is the #1 thing to do to make your marriage happy?

What is the #1 thing to do to make your marriage happy?

Since I was a little girl, my biggest dream has been to build a happy marriage and family that would last forever. I was dreaming of big Christmas ...

Embody Your Own Sensuality

Embody Your Own Sensuality

Becoming more sensual within your own skin is a beautiful thing. There's a whole world of senses and feelings to explore and pleasures to hone in o...

Neuroscience of Hugs on the International Hugs Day :)

Neuroscience of Hugs on the International Hugs Day :)

Science is only beginning to understand how and why we hug. We all need a hug sometimes. There are few places where this is more evident than th...

35 Winter Date Ideas

35 Winter Date Ideas

Winter is here! 🤗❄️And I especially love it between the holidays. The troubles of preparing for Christmas and making the family happy are all be...

How to Serve Her

How to Serve Her

People have the ability to grow, evolve and become better versions of themselves. Whether that's through life events or intuitive emotional int...

How to Prepare a Meaningful Gift for Your Partner

How to Prepare a Meaningful Gift for Your Partner

It’s not news that Christmas holidays have been overly commercialized and the burden of gift shopping sometimes makes us forget what this holiday ...

How To Have A Lifetime Of Joy - Based On Harvard 75 Years Research

How To Have A Lifetime Of Joy - Based On Harvard 75 Years Research

Lessons from the longest study on human happiness (TED). Whenever someone asks me: "How did you come to this idea of be-with?" I start by telling ...

10 reasons we need at least 8 hugs a day!

10 reasons we need at least 8 hugs a day!

There is a saying by Virginia Satir, an often quoted family therapist, “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. W...

Why a Lover's Touch Is So Powerful

Why a Lover's Touch Is So Powerful

Tactile physical affection is highly correlated with overall relationship and partner satisfaction. Moreover, conflict resolution is easier with more physical affection—conflicts are resolved more easily with increased amounts of hugging, cuddling/holding, and kissing on the lips (Gulledge et al., 2003).