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Feel Happier By Massaging Your Right Hand

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This activates the left side of the brain, signaling the nervous system to produce mood-boosting serotonin and dopamine, Universtiy of Miami researchers report. It also reduces production of the stress hormone cortisol, resulting in a better mood in less than five minutes.

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Found in the July 11 issue of Woman's World magazine.

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  • Fascinating. Thanks so much for sharing. I'm defintiely going to try! - by STARDEEDMOM
  • I'm reading "The Healer Within" and have just gotten into the chapter on massages. It's pretty interesting how therapeutic touch and massages can be. Thanks for sharing. - by KLASSIE
  • EARTHY2
    Thank you for posting this advice. I sure am going to try it.

    Shirley - by EARTHY2
  • Hmmn, since it is cortisol that affects my adrenals and keeps me wired I should try this. Will someone please remind me to do this? I just know it will go out of sight out of mind LoL.
    ~Karla - by QUILTINGBUDDY
  • IZZYBEBOP
    Interesting. I've heard of this, and the same with feet, that there are certain spots that will relieve symptoms - by IZZYBEBOP
  • I've always massaged others hands....now I will have to try my own! Ahhhhh...... - by QUILTINGB52

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