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I Tracked the Amount of Touch I Received in a Week and the Results were Shocking

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After tracking the amount of touch I received over a week, there was one major takeaway -- dogs need more touch than any of us. The amount of cuddles and kisses I receive from my dog, Gunner, in a week surpasses human touch received by a landslide. Not only...
Healing in Rwanda

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For the second year in a row, I had the privilege of traveling to Kigali, Rwanda to lead a Multi-Cultural Trauma Treatment Training sponsored by the Global Engagement Institute and the Integrative Trauma Treatment Center. This experience has been transformative. 
The Words Sex and Touch are Getting a Divorce

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“Your sense of taste is so sexy,” is probably something you’ve never heard someone say. That’s because taste is not a sense that is typically sexualized as opposed to touch which holds the trophy for the most sexualized of senses. However “creepy” touch can be (and, certainly in some...
Touch is Touchy: Are Yoga Teachers Qualified to Touch?

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Yoga teachers might not be qualified to facilitate the type of touch they are currently delivering, but there is a way that they can provide safe touch to their clients.