Entries tagged with “Touch”

6 Techniques to Overcome Touch Starvation

Virtual gatherings are flourishing, but quarantining has cut physically isolated individuals off from the comfort of tender touch we crave in uncertain times. These self-soothing practices can help overcome skin hunger and the crave for human touch.

A Gift of Love: The Power of Touch

Excerpted from from A Gift of Love by Tony Cointreau.

Can You Feel A Movie?

Mirror-touch synesthesia isn’t as unusual as you might guess.

How Meditation Enhances the Senses

I’ve tried closing my eyes and reading braille with my fingertips—it’s not easy. I often think what practice it must take to be able to read those tiny bumps and make sense o…

How Pets Alleviate Touch Deprivation

Time to adopt a furry friend? Your four-legged friend’s company helps relieve touch deprivation and feelings of isolation.

Intentional Touch Shows Benefits for the Toucher

We all know the power of touch. Beginning at birth, physical touch is paramount in the health of a newborn and that desire for loving touch remains throughout our entire life. The …

The Five Fingers of Touch

Understanding your partner’s desires for touch is a key to restoring intimacy

The Power of Touch

From the bedroom to the boardroom, what you're sitting on or holding in a negotiation may actually influence the outcome.

The Radical Notion of Touch for Men

Touch. It’s a delicate subject. I just read an article that discussed the idea of gentle, platonic touch between men. It made the case that men are often isolated from touch at an …

The Science Of Touch

Scientists now know the mechanism behind the sensation of touch.

The Spiritual Hug

Hugs are good for you, but do you get or give daily hugs? How long do they last? Up your spiritual hug count and reap the many benefits of this shared connection.