So how many hugs do you get a day? According to Virginia Satir, “Mother of Family Therapy” We need four hugs a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance. We need twelve hugs a day for growth. Given the message to unplug and hug, twelve hugs a day will provide lots of opportunities for expansion. Beyond growth, however, hugging can be a potent healer of the soul. Hugs can be exchanged anywhere, no outlet required. No tech device can claim that super power!
I've talked a lot about the social and personal benefits of unplugging. When we unplug we are able to make one-on-one human connections and forge stronger personal bonds with our loved ones. Shutting down periodically also provides opportunities to appreciate the beauty of nature, do hands-on activities with our kids, explore our hobbies, be more productive at work and get in touch with our inner selves through things like meditation and exercise. (For me, that also includes
The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. -Anne Frank I am honored to be a guest blogger on Unplug & Hug! Thank you for reading. Let’s get started by visualizing a pair of hands reaching out to feel a soft rain or waving to a friend. Now, let’s rewind to a month ago when I received my first Accunect healing session. During this amazing experience, the Accunect healer explored and assessed my key energy systems (Chakras) where stress could potentially
Exposed [US] embassy staff experienced a statistically significant excess in depression, irritability, difficulty concentrating, memory loss; ear, skin and vascular problems; and other health impacts. Symptom incidence increased significantly with accrued years of exposure. Many of us can recall Nancy Regan’s concern about the harmful effects of drug use in America, exemplified by the message of her famous say-no-to-drugs campaign: “This is your brain on drugs.” A strong warn