practice good hugs

Hugs, Broccoli, & Yoga “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” – Virginia Satir, “The Mother of Family Therapy“ As promised, today’s Practice post is all about hugging. Hugging may not be your thing, but like broccoli and …

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the science of loving better

The Science of Schmoopy Recently my partner Natasha and I were reflecting on how uncomfortable we are in our present situation. Things are going way too well. We’re at a particular point in our lives together where things are relatively stable. After many years of struggling financially, geographically, and emotionally, we’re in a space where we …

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