things I’d like to share

“The Power of Touch”


This is a wonderful article from the science section of The New Yorker discussing a mulitude of benefits we receive from human touch.

“The more we learn about touch, the more we realize just how central it is in all aspects of our lives—cognitive, emotional, developmental, behavioral—from womb into old age. It’s no surprise that a single touch can affect us in multiple, powerful, ways.”



“There’s a single nerve that connects all of your vital organs — and it might just be the future of medicine”


This is an amazing read about the vagus nerve.

“But it’s very clear that the human is one entity: mind and body are one. It sounds logical but it’s not how we looked at it before. We didn’t have the science to agree with what may seem intuitive. Now we have new data and new insights.”

Read the full article from Business Insider here.

Storing Emotions in the Body



It is so helpful to remember that our bodies are not our enemies! We can support ourselves by acknowledging just how much they do for us – physically, emotionally, and energetically. Healing begins when we honor what we’ve been through, and massage offers a great space to heal.


Read the fascinating article from The Good Men’s Project here.