The Hug Doctor – Blog

The Hug Doctor – Blog  Part 1 http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2016-02-03/the-health-benefits-of-hugging “The hugging and oxytocin release that comes with it can then have trickle-down effects throughout the body, causing a decrease in heart rate and a drop in the stress hormones cortisol and norepinephrine.” I consult at various agencies and when I went to work yesterday I learned tragically that a 17y/o boy …

Hello CUBA!

Why Cuba? Why 21 seconds? Why now? Americans haven’t been able to visit Cuba since the Cuban missile crisis in the 1960s, but travel has recently been opened, so now we have the opportunity to reach out. Let’s make friends. I have discovered the beauty of the 21-second Global Hug, and I thought, what better place to start than Cuba? …

Aaron Testimonial

To speak openly and honestly from a place of love about the challenges (and opportunities!) that arise in relationships – familial, romantic, platonic, work-related, and especially with ourselves. That’s what Stone holds a space for with me every time we meet, and I’m so grateful for it. Whether we’re talking about sex, sexuality, race, privilege, identity, fear, desire… I could …