The Lonely Bouquet: 60,000 random acts of kindness on National Flower Arranging Day (Friday 1st May)
CHARITY TO DISTRIBUTE 60,000 ‘LONELY BOUQUETS’ ON NATIONAL FLOWER ARRANGING DAY There’s no better way to say it than with flowers. Which is exactly why NAFAS (The National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies) is using beautiful little bunches to spread some love […]
In 1967 the humanistic psychologist Dr. Sidney Jourard made an informal study of touch. He travelled to several countries observing how many times people touched one another in informal settings. The cultural differences were striking. In Puerto Rico he counted 180 touches […]
Research from Tennessee State University has previously indicated that touching, and massage have long term heath benefits because they trigger the production of higher levels of immunoglobulin A, a chemical that helps increase the number of white cells in the blood and […]
Researchers in Maryland and South Korea recently found that sexual activity in mice and rats improves mental performance and increases neurogenesis (the production of new neurons) in the hippocampus, where long-term memories are formed. In April, a team from the University of […]
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That you have to be thin to be pretty is ingrained from birth in anyone with a double X chromosome, but as the feminist Betty Friedan wrote in the preface to her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique: “There is a strange discrepancy […]
Alcohol: figures from the The British Crime Survey indicate that 32% of incidents of intimate partner violence are committed when the perpetrator is under the influence of alcohol.
While alcohol helps to boost confidence and decrease inhibitions, the sexual trade off is that it also diminishes the ability to say no, the ability to get it up (Brewers droop), to locate a condom, to get a condom on and should […]
The competing demands of modern life tie us all up in knots, but ironically, the one activity that could help us all unwind is generally the first casualty of our stressful lives.
Forget lying back and thinking of England. These days most of us are lying back and thinking of ways to pay for the weekly supermarket shop now that all our credit cards are maxed out. The competing demands of modern life tie […]
In the UK, nearly 40 million prescriptions for antidepressants are doled out annually to people who feel that their life is a mess. Some are suffering from a clinical mood disorder which distorts their perspective and makes the glass of water look […]
Life Clubs are the brain child of Nina Grunfeld, former Daily Telegraph columnist and author of The Life Book. Members attend a weekly 90 minute self improvement workshop where teachers use techniques borrowed from positive psychology, neuro linguistic programming and relationship/ communication training to […]