Bagaimana cuti CNY anda?? Semoga semuanya sihat & ceria hendaknya... Layan aksi kami sekeluarga ber"huggging" di bendang... acara wajib bila balik ke kampung. inilah masa anak-anak ber"vroom-vroom" naik motosikal & cuci mata tengaok pemandangan sawah padi serta brung-burung berterbangan.... Kami enjoy!!

Tahukah anda ??!
A hug is a universal medicine, it is how we handshake from the heart.

Virgina Satir, who was often referred to as the mother of family therapy, determined that 
“We need four hugs a day for survival.
We need eight hugs a day for maintenance. 
We need twelve hugs a day for growth.” 

Her presumption is backed by research, which consistently demonstrates that our emotional well being is deeply impacted by the physical love we experience and that touch and hugging are primary vehicles in the brain’s development of basic positive emotions.  

According to Linda Blair, a clinical psychologist at Bath University, “Touch affects the cerebellar brain system, an area of the brain where basic positive emotions such as trust and affection probably come from.”

As in the mind, so in the body as recent medical research at University of North Carolina found that both blood pressure and levels of Cortisol, the hormone produced when we’re under stress, were significantly lowered (particularly in women) when subjects hugged their partners for at least twenty seconds. 

Another study that took place in 2000 showed that hugging babies while they were given blood tests made them cry less and kept their heart rates steadier. Other studies suggest a strong link between increased hugs and lower risk of heart disease.

:: sumber :: Benefits of Hugging

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