Touching Bodies

Daily Prompt: The Power of Touch  As usual perverting the topic so I can discuss how this relates  to #EmotionalIntelligence. My topic:Hugs. Emotional fitness thoughts I am a hugger. Once upon a time, I assumed everyone wanted a hug. Most of us do. All I have to do around my youngest grandson is say “I need …

Continue reading ‘Touching Bodies’ »

HUGS, WARM FUZZIES, AND YOU

A blog about the importance of hugs, the real ones and yes, the ones that do not involve actual contact. Hugs strengthen emotional fitness. EMOTIONAL FITNESS THOUGHTS ABOUT HUGS The Transactional Analysts (TA) speak of Warm Fuzzies. The idea started with Claude Steiner, one of the greats of TA.  He gave me a warm fuzzy at …

Continue reading ‘HUGS, WARM FUZZIES, AND YOU’ »

PRACTICING KINDNESS WHO BENEFITS?

Can you give a hug and not get one in return?  Actually, yes.  I am a hugger.  I love giving and getting hugs.  Giving one gets me one at least 99% of the time. But for many reasons some people freeze if you head toward them with open arms. I fully embrace the idea that …

Continue reading ‘PRACTICING KINDNESS WHO BENEFITS?’ »