Archive for: January, 2015

How to give great hugs This may appear to be a strange post to write but actually there are ways in which you can enhance the benefits of a hug.   Remember, a really good hug helps your body release Oxytocin which is beneficial in reducing fear and anxiety which in turn is good for your health.   If anyone is feeling c…

I’d like your help…..on the Monday 19th January. I’d like you to spread the love…..I’m talking about hugging. Did you know that hugging someone you trust helps your body release Oxytocin which helps reduce anxiety and fear i.e. stress. Monday 19th of January is officially Blue Monday…theoretically most depressing day o…

Strange opening title? A little. Let me explain…..19th January, or the third Monday in January has become known as Blue Monday. This is apparently as a result of a publicity campaign for a travel firm, Sky Travel, who wanted to increase holiday bookings at a crucial time of year. The actual science behind this day bein…

This brief blog is written from a perspective that many will find challenging whilst at the same time many will fully understand my viewpoint. My hope is that by writing it, a few of the “I find this really challenging” crowd will be influenced positively. We are at the time of year that signifies renewal, moving on, t…