Acts of Kindness Week of 11.23-29
Did you know Touch is the first of the five senses to develop in humans? Physical contact is essential to brain development and human growth, especially in babies and toddlers. According to an article by REUTERS, "Touch is essential for babies' development for their physical, emotional and eventually social health.
What about teens, do they need hugs too? Psychotherapist Virginia Satir said, "We need four hugs a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance, and twelve hugs a day for growth." Wow, that is a lot of hugging time in one day!
Sight is the last sense in human development, for the apparent reason that when babies are born, they open their eyes for the first time outside the womb. As our minds develop, our vision helps us define our responses to situations.
Harald T Schupp believed visual cues were responsible for emotional categorization. Dr. Schupp studies found that "Visual attention can be voluntarily directed toward stimuli and can have a negative or positive emotional outcome."
Now it's your turn, try lighting up all your five senses this week by doing these five acts of kindness:
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