Maternal, paternal, fraternal, friendly or in love? A hug has always been good for those who give it and those who receive it. This physical contact is actually the best gift that can be given and received at the same time.
The warmth of this hug stimulates our thymus gland, develops our self-esteem, cultivates our patience and much more.
But did you know that hugging is therapy? And are you willing to give it to others outside of your inner circle?
Let’s discover together the why and the benefits of this cuddle therapy.
What does cuddle therapy give us? What are its benefits?
Source of happiness, exchange of tenderness, hugs are also a source of well-being.
They allow us to feel safe, to feel important and not only. At the same time, they ensure psychological well-being. Hugs reduce our stress levels.
It has been medically proven that this hug enables the release of various hormones such as serotonin, dopamine and oxytocin, which are only produced during breastfeeding and childbirth, focusing on the bonding relationship between mother and child.
It may sound weird, but cuddle therapy or cuddle therapy is for a category of people who really need it…!!
Cuddle therapy for whom?
Of course, cuddling is a natural need for everyone, but cuddle therapy itself is for people who have issues that affect them or may interfere with their social, work, family, or love life.
People who are stressed, anxious, depressed or due to a natural lack of self-confidence always need this therapeutic prescription.
But more the people who are in a burn-out phase!
What is burnout? For those who don’t know or those who are in this period without knowing.
Burnout is a state of exhaustion or exhaustion related to work. And for the most part, it’s a set of emotional states that lead to many situations, including lack of productivity, stimulant use, aggression…
Cuddle therapy itself, how does it work?
This recipe for happiness takes place outside of the hospital setting. It is in fact in the form of sessions, which are often workshops with strangers, excluding any relationship of a sexual nature or sensual acts.
Well understood by the various participants. The Cuddle Therapist immerses participants in the tub with an emphasis on ideas to perfect their various professional, friendship, or romantic relationships. Listen to each other and discuss as you learn the benefits that the different workshops will bring. After that, participants in the cuddle therapy are entitled to mutual cuddles with the person of their choice within a time limit of 20 minutes or more, renewable three times.
This session brings us back to our childhood, to the security it gave us. It is also an excellent comfort to reconnect with our brain.
In this virtual world where physical contact is rare, a little sweetness does us good. Let’s go ! hugs for us!
How many hugs do we need a day not to miss? The role of hugs in everyday life??
Daily hugs to survive well. Take a few seconds within 24 hours to enjoy special moments together.
According to American psychotherapist Virginia Satir, it takes at least “4 hugs a day to survive, 8 to function, and 12 to grow.”
This natural antidepressant reduces daily stress and improves sleep quality. At the same time, it contributes to the release of endorphins, hormones responsible for relaxation and well-being.
This exchange allows you to be very confident, more creative, more productive, and even more in love during the day when it comes from a partner.
This communication without saying a word is better than some speeches. It makes all relationships permanent.
Hugs deserve a lot more than a tag, so we give them back the appreciated value for good relationships.
* Presse Santé strives to convey health knowledge in a language accessible to all. In NO CASE can the information given replace the advice of a doctor.
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