Do you feel touch-deprived? While people around the world are adhering to social distancing, many of us are dealing with lack of human touch just when we need it the most! Touch gives us a sense of connection, safety and comfort, and increases the natural killer cells that help us fight off illnesses. Touch also helps us ward off depression. Today, Paige explains why it is important to understand how touch deprivation can affect us, and what we can do to deal with lack of human touch while social distancing.
Paige Valdiserri is an internationally recognized traumatic stress and integrative healing consultant, and a Licensed Professional Counselor. For more information about Paige, click here: https://paigevaldiserri.com/
More reading on why lack of touch is so stressful and how to deal with it: https://time.com/5817453/coronavirus-human-touch/
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