The last year has made us really value touch.
Years ago I wrote an article about the children in a Romanian orphanage (the shocking conditions made the news at the time); the children were left in their cots all day, left to cry, left unhugged. We can only imagine the damage this will have done to them psychologically, but Lockdown has given us some idea.
The Power of Touch | Jane Anderson | TEDxUofM – YouTube – Jane Anderson, The Power of Touch Ted Talk looking at why touch is so vital for us.
BBC Radio 4 – Anatomy of Touch – Nine things we learned from the world’s largest study of touch – Radio 4’s Touch Test results and what was learned from the world’s largest study of touch.
What the bleep do we know – the movie – YouTube – seeing the body and life in a very different way, looking at the power of self hate….. and self love