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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.
- Submitted by SLIMMERJESSE 7/10/2011 in Staying Healthy | 6 Comments
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STARDEEDMOM 7/17/2011 7:52:00 PM

    Fascinating. Thanks so much for sharing. I'm defintiely going to try!
KLASSIE 7/15/2011 12:15:00 PM

    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.
EARTHY2 7/12/2011 9:47:00 AM

    Thank you for posting this advice. I sure am going to try it.

Shirley
QUILTINGBUDDY 7/10/2011 8:58:00 PM

    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
IZZYBEBOP 7/10/2011 1:42:00 PM

    Interesting. I've heard of this, and the same with feet, that there are certain spots that will relieve symptoms
QUILTINGB52 7/10/2011 9:58:00 AM

    I've always massaged others hands....now I will have to try my own! Ahhhhh......

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